Attendees will hear from leaders in various cities, understand their resources, learn multi-city tactics and more.
Our ‘Stimulus Connect’ for May: 50% of the ticket sales will go to non-profit Minorities in Science & Technology (M.I.S.T.) to help fund their film, Gear Girls – a docu-series and documentary to highlight the past, present and future of minorities in technology.
Event Link: https://stimulus.ticketleap.com
ABOUT THE EVENT
#Connect2Resources is an event series to create new relationships between large organizations and a diverse range of small-medium organizations including technology startups, minority and women-owned businesses.
Amardeep Prasad, Program Manager – Startup in Residence (STIR) – San Francisco VIA SKYPE
Startup in Residence, a 16-week program which partners government departments with startups to develop products and services that address critical public sector challenges in San Francisco and with our current partner cities Oakland, San Leandro, and West Sacramento.
Jimmy Lee, President & CEO – GoodCity – Chicago VIA SKYPE
GoodCity identifies and then supports high potential community-based entrepreneurs working to solve complex problems in their community.
Representative from Cambridge Innovation Center – Boston
CIC develops innovation ecosystems that support exceptional innovators and entrepreneurs and helps them to translate their ideas into practical, large-scale benefits for society.
Jocelyn J. Arnold – Deputy Director for Development – City of Philadelphia Office of Grants.
The mission of the office is to increase the City’s capacity and capability to compete for federal, state and philanthropic sector grants.
Representative from Her Corner – DC
A community of women entrepreneurs supporting each other through networking, resources, and education to help grow their women-owned businesses.