The Reboot: Episode #1

This is the first episode of The Reboot! Each week we will chat with leaders in civic tech and chat with the managing director of Colony 5, a business accelerator designed to connect entrepreneurs in distressed communities with all the resources they need to establish scale, sustainability and remain in their communities. Tune in each … Continue reading The Reboot: Episode #1

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New America: Baratunde Thurston and Vivian Graubard on the Future of Civic Tech

To renew America, we need new ideas to bring citizens into their democracy. Change only happens when ordinary people get involved. Now, more than ever, governments need technologists to help them better serve the American people. And technologists have developed new ways for constituents to hold public leaders and institutions accountable. Speaker Baratunde Thurston will … Continue reading New America: Baratunde Thurston and Vivian Graubard on the Future of Civic Tech

Entrepreneurial Journeys: Black Women Activating Tech

In 2017, Nielsen reported that black women are not only leading influencers in the economy, media, and politics, but they are the fastest growing group of female entrepreneurs. Colony 5, a business accelerator connecting social entrepreneurs, furthered the possibility of entrepreneurship when selecting 4 of the most recent members of the 2018 (C518) cohort. Ehi … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Journeys: Black Women Activating Tech