The CfA Accelerator: Disruption as a Public Service/CfA Fellowship pairs passionate technologists with innovative city governments

Via Scoop.itYellow Boat Social Entrepreneurism

Code for America is launching a new civic startup accelerator.

The 4-month program will focus on early stage startups, providing them the network and training needed to grow their businesses. Every month, the startup teams will be brought together in CfA’s San Francisco offices for intensive week-long curriculum led by industry experts; coupled with networking events with investors. Throughout the remainder of the program, the startups will have access to hands-on mentorship, administrative support, and office space.

The program will start August 2012; the deadline for applications is June 1, 2012.

Code for America launched with the CfA Fellowship, an annual program, which pairs passionate technologists with innovative city governments to build new solutions to civic problems. (To learn more about the broader context of CfA’s work, see Jen’s recent TED Talk.)



About rictandag @rictandag @LVHelpGro Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Republic of the Philippines 1979-1980; Financial Management training Program [FMP], G.E., Appliance Park, Louisville, Kentucky 1981-1982 Champion [two days] Jeopardy 1986 Attorney, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1995 Disabiility Rights Attorney,, Las Vegas 1998-1999 Immigration Asylum Attorney, throughout the State of Kansas 1999-2001 Supply Logistics Specialist, UPS Las Vegas, 2006- present [business] advocate for: [Gawad Kalinga, tagalog for "to give care"]
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