Join us Monday, May 15, 2017 4:30pm-6:30pm for Stimulus presents #Connect2Resources
What is #Connect2Resources? – an event series that creates new relationships between large organizations and a diverse range of small-medium organizations including technology startups, minority and women-owned businesses.
Our May theme: “Technology can bridge the gap between cities”: attendees will hear from leaders in multiple cities, understand their monetary and in-kind resources, learn how to expand in another city and more.
Enjoy refreshments with Good People looking to grow their personal network.
On the demand side: individuals and organizations
-The importance of resources available for growth and sustainability.
-Managing monetary and in-kind resources
On the supplier side: organizations and government agencies with available resources
-How to connect to the community in which you serve?
-Discover applicants that match the requirements for your available resources.
Our Speakers: (MORE TO BE ADDED)
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.
Travis Sheridan – President, (Cambridge Innovation Center) Venture Café Global Institute –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. (Launching in Philly)
Kimberly Berger – President & COO, Her Corner – DC
A community of women entrepreneurs supporting each other through networking, resources, and education to help grow their women-owned businesses. (Launching in Philly)
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.
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.
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 docuseries and documentary to highlight the past, present and future of minorities in technology.