Challenge: Connect Underserved Youths with Career Opportunities in Technology
Sponsored byThe Kapor Center for Social Impact
This weekend features an exciting opportunity to participate in a sponsored challenge that solves a real problem for an organization dedicated to improving education.
The Kapor Center is seeking a way to disseminate information on the various career paths available in the technology industry to underserved youths.
The Kapor Center will provide a database of content that should be pulled into the proposed product, mentorship during the weekend, as well as up to $2500 in team development to the team that wins this challenge.
For complete details, please read: http://nycedu.startupweekend.org/2014/01/04/challenge-connect-underserved-youths-with-career-opportunities-in-technology/.
We're looking for at least 5 people to commit to pitching an idea based on this challenge.
NOTE FOR TEEN TRACK
For organizations wishing to bring students to participate in the Teen Track:
Please sendan email to firstname.lastname@example.org(subject: STUDENT ORGANIZATION)in order to receive more information & get an access code to be able to register your students. We look forward to having all of you at the event!
For all other event details, visit nycedu.startupweekend.org
Startup Weekend Crew
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About Startup Weekend:Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical & non-technical entrepreneurs.Beginning with Friday night pitches & continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, & basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos & presentations.Participants create working startups during the event & are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks.All teams hear talks by industry leaders & receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials.The weekend is centered around action, innovation, & education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea & take the first steps towards launching your own startup.
Terms of Participation Agreement:It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking & learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, & learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, & having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience & community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.
As a member of your startup community, you agree to to be inclusive of any & all people & their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, & treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to notholdStartup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident.