Jessica Groopman will be mentoring start-ups this weekend in Santa Cruz as part of TechRaising, a ideas and collaboration accelerator for start-ups. The event, co-founded by Andrew Mueller, Margaret Rosas and Matthew Swinnerton, is designed to nourish the community of entrepreneurs in Santa Cruz and give people an opportunity to work on a team to build ideas and demonstrate concepts for feedback.
Groopman will be one of the program’s mentors, on hand to work with teams, discuss key issues that they may encounter: tech challenges, busines model, customer experience, design, getting early adopters and customers, fundraising, legal, PR and more.
The event goes from 5 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday at Cruzio, 877 Cedar St. Learn more here.