Funding: $60,000, plus health insurance reimbursements and a dedicated research budget. Ventures whose founders have personal experience of the issue their product addresses will be eligible for additional funding.
Product Support: Hands-on coaching to help you build, test, and launch a scalable tech platform.
Human Capital: Executive coaching to strengthen your core team. Plus, connections to external talent, advisors, and potential partners.
Community: Access to a wider ecosystem of social impact organizations and free space in our co-working community in Brooklyn once the office is safe to re-open
Currently deliver a product or service to low-income New Yorkers
Are strongly committed to improving the lives of New Yorkers
Use technology as a key part of their solution
Have between one and five full-time team members
Are incorporated or plan to incorporate in the next 6-12 months as either a nonprofit or for-profit social venture, and\
Have at least one full-time team member who can commit to attending all programming. This year’s program will be remote-first, so there will be no requirement to attend programming in person. You will be welcome to work from our offices at 150 Court St when it’s safe to reopen, but it will not be required
Accessing services like health care, education, transportation, etc.
Supporting small businesses, gig workers, and entrepreneurs in a digital economy
Fostering social connection and community engagement