VENTURES | Fall 2014

CURRENT VENTURES

Akimbo
Akimbo • New York • For-profit • akimboconnect.com

Akimbo connects individuals who face significant boundaries to employment with professional opportunity.
 
Community Farmers Markets
Community Farmers Markets • Atlanta • Nonprofit • farmatl.org

Community Farmers Markets is preserving and growing the local food movement through sustainable marketplaces.
 
GreenWave
GreenWave • New York • Nonprofit • greenwave.org

GreenWave transforms unemployed fisher(wo)men into restorative ocean farmers.
 
Gun by Gun
Gun by Gun • San Francisco • Nonprofit • gunxgun.org

Gun by Gun empowers people to remove guns from their communities through crowdfunded gun buybacks.
 
Hello Tractor
Hello Tractor • Washington D.C. • For-Profit • hellotractor.com

Hello Tractor supports African farmers through its innovative tractor co-sharing platform.
 
Library for All • New York • Nonprofit • libraryforall.org

Library for All increases access to knowledge in the developing world by delivering locally relevant ebooks through a digital library platform.
 
MentorMe • Memphis • For-profit • getmentorme.com

MentorMe is reinventing the way communities invest in their greatest resource – people.
 
Million Dollar Scholar • New Orleans • For-Profit • milliondollarscholar.com

Million Dollar Scholar helps parents and schools guide their students through the process of making higher education affordable.
 
Project Scientist • Charlotte • Nonprofit • projectscientist.org

Project Scientist fosters today's female scientists who will lead the world in solving tomorrow's greatest challenges.
 
Quarterback • Chicago • For-profit • qtrback.org

Quaterback is building the new wave of leaders for the impact economy.
 
SparkMarket • Atlanta • For-Profit • sparkmarket.com

SparkMarket redefines community development through an online marketplace for business finance.
 
STE(A)M Truck • Atlanta • Nonprofit • community-guilds.org/steamtruck

STE(A)M Truck is a mobile makerspace that inspires youth to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
 
Union Capital Boston • Boston • Nonprofit • unioncapitalboston.com

Union Capital Boston is a mobile-based rewards program that allows low-income families to get ahead by giving back.​