Screen shot 2012-10-26 at 12.41.18 PMOn January 15, 2013, artist, photographer, community activist, chief interrrigator, Matthew Swinnerton came into KZSC to talk his about a passions for art & entrepreneurship.

Matthew, along with Margaret Rosas and Andrew Mueller, is one of the Co-Founders of TechRaising, lead interrogator at Interrogation Hub, and Co-creator Publisher of Instant Magazine. Matthew is very active in the tech community here in Santa Cruz.  Matthew is an accomplished public speaker and has written many articles for trade publications including his interviews with Silicon Valley CEO’s and entrepreneurs.

Matthew’s newest company, Instant Magazine, a project with Studio Holladay and Eric Johnson, is about to publish their new second issue of Instant 1.2. At the last TechRaising in October 2013, the Instant Publishing Group created an instant magazine chronicling the 3rd Annual Techraising weekend and looking at techies that have built things and been successful in Santa Cruz. You can buy Instant Magazine in digital form through MagCloud and in print at Bookshop Santa Cruz and the Cameron Marks Boutique on the Westside by Kelly’s French Baker. The deadline for sponsoring the second issue is January 25, 2013.

On January 21, 2013, Matthew organized the very successful Evening with Chris Guillebeau (The author of the $100 Startup and The Art of Non Conformity) at Cruzio.

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