Strategic Partners are companies and organizations that contribute services or products to benefit the success of our Members and Partners. Connect your services and products with our 5,000 members. Strategic Partners receive a discount towards becoming a Partner. We seek $1,000 plus product or services. But of course, we negotiate for what is best for our community. If you are interested in becoming a Strategic Partner, contact us via: Apply to be a Strategic Partner
Hubspot offers a full platform of marketing, sales, customer service, and CRM — plus the methodology, resources and support — to help businesses thrive. At Santa Cruz Works, we only recommend products & services we use ourselves. Battle tested. Our Partners receive 90% off their first year subscription. You save $3,000+.
Santa Cruz County Business Council
The Santa Cruz County Business Council (SCCBC) is a privately-funded, not for profit organization working to support economic and community vitality. Areas of focus include government affairs and economic development, infrastructure and transportation. Our Partners receive 50% off the annual SCCBC membership.
Cruzio connects businesses and residences around Santa Cruz County and parts of the Bay Area with multi-gigabit fiber internet, business-grade wireless internet, and other internet and web services. Our beautiful Santa Cruz headquarters serve as an IXP and data center, with colocation, flexible office space and coworking for startups and small businesses.
Monterey Bay Economic Partnership
Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) is a regional nonprofit, membership organization consisting of public, private and civic entities located throughout the counties of Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz. Founded in 2015, our mission is to improve the economic health and quality of life in the region.
At Amazon, we work hard, have fun and change the world. Our Santa Cruz office supports three of the most exciting and impactful parts of Amazon: AWS, Amazon Alexa, and Seller Services, which means that you can help customers build cloud solutions, work on groundbreaking AI, or connect sellers with hundreds of millions of customers worldwide – from right there in town. We’re always looking for talent to work on an extraordinarily broad set of problems.
Santa Cruz Local
Santa Cruz Local is a local news organization that produces podcasts and stories. We brief our listeners on local government meetings such as Santa Cruz City Council. We also dive deep on issues such as housing, homelessness and development. We create fair and accurate journalism that holds power to account. Our episodes are free on all major podcast apps, as well as on local radio and our website.
Satellite Workspace Centers
Satellite Centers offer a mix of private office space for rent, workstations, meeting and event space, virtual office plans, mail services, print/scan/copy facilities and videoconferencing — available 24/7 to members and during the working day for non-members. Each Satellite Center includes high-speed broadband Internet, ergonomic seating, community events, VoiP phone plans, virtual office plans, computer and admin support, and free coffee.
Poly is the global communications company that powers authentic human connection and collaboration. Face to face, we sift and sort millions of verbal and non-verbal cues to glean meaning. Poly is finding new ways to inject these cues into audio and video communication to replicate the face to face experience. To build intimacy. To break walls and span distance. To nurture the simplicity and beauty of human connection.
Santa Cruz Economic Development
The Economic Development Office is your go-to resource for all things business in Santa Cruz. From guiding new businesses in setting up shop, to navigating the permitting process, from helping large-scale infrastructure projects move forward to helping grease the wheels of the business community, we’re passionate about supporting a flourishing and expansive local economy. Seriously, we’re here to help.
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. From completion of the human genome project to pioneering research on the universe, to singer-songwriter Judy Collins, novelist Tom Wolfe, and more, UCSC fuels the business world with fresh ideas and solutions.
Central Coast Angels
Central Coast Angels was founded in 2013 by a group of successful entrepreneurs who share a love for the California Central Coast region and a vision of increased opportunity for the people who live here. We provide early-stage financing to innovative companies who are building businesses located in the region.
Startup Sandbox, Inc. is a UC Santa Cruz affiliated biotech incubator for innovation and technology commercialization supporting entrepreneurs We provide a dynamic entrepreneurial business environment to help early-stage startups gain access to low-cost laboratory, office and shared space, resources, training, and networking opportunities that will move them onto the fast track to success in the commercialization of their respective technologies.
At productOps we offer technology solutions for the business process challenges you are facing. We have a team of highly skilled consultants, designers and developers ready to listen, work with you and complete the project. We build and implement technology so you can do business the way that best suits your customers. We’re big enough to provide a broad range of talent, yet small and nimble enough to offer personalized service and to get it done on time.
Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce
Since 1889, the Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce has been committed to promoting the economic vitality and prosperity of Santa Cruz county. The Chamber continues to be the driving force in the county’s economic environment, ensuring that opportunities can be realized, risks can be mitigated, and businesses can thrive.