San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join us for the launch of StartUp Box #SouthBronx, a new social enterprise designed to increase opportunities for community members to be a part of our growing technology economy.
Celebratie with us at a special fundraising reception at StartUp Box HQ! Or come to the Block Party for free food, fun, and tech related activities.
In our air conditioned testing facility, we will serve drinks and food from sponsors FAIR Vodka, FreshDirect and Nathel & Nathel. Then a few words from our team and special guests regarding our progress + where we're going.
Please stay for the Block Party where there will be more activities including a Salsa Show, Video Game Tournaments ( for StartUp Box employee recruitment), Free Food & Drinks, Kids Activities as well as information booths from BlackGirlsCode, Girls Who Code, PerScholas, and more!
We hope you can make it, but if not - your contribution will be appreciated!
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StartUp Box #SouthBronx
StartUp Box is a social enterprise designed to increase opportunities for South Bronx community members to be a part of our technology economy, through on the job training in Quality Assurance, Customer Care, Agile Project Management training, and Talent Placement services for the NYC regional software industry.
Majora Carter is co-founder & CEO of StartUp Box. She was one of BusinessInsider.com’s ‘Silicon Alley 100’, a keynote speaker DigitalUndivided.com #Focus100, and one of Goldman-Sachs ‘100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs’ in 2012. Her TED talk was one of the 1st six talks to launch that groundbreaking website in 2006. While running Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx.org), Majora Carter brought MIT’s first Mobile Fab-Lab (digital fabrication laboratory) to the South Bronx where it drew residents + guests together for inventive collaborations. She is a MacArthur 'genius' Fellow, Pebody Award winning radio broadcaster, recipient of numerous Honorary PhD's, and awards from groups as diverse as NewsCorp & the Center for American Progress.
* Donations to StartUp Box South Bronx are 100% tax deductible via our parent organization: HomeTown Security Labs