Mountain View

TALENT LIES HIDDEN

The mission of the BridgeCommunity Outreach program is focused on providing opportunities to develop and sustain a technology entrepreneurial culture for youth in areas of the local community with limited resources, by raising the level of software technology, creative design and business skills helping them to become entrepreneurial-focused Creative Technologists, seeding the next set of future technology startups.

THE CIRCLE OF OPPORTUNITY

Creating a self-perpetuating cycle of entrepreneurial growth

1

BRIDGECOMMUNITY STARTUP PROGRAM

Training and client ops for startups, potential for First Mover Advantage for Members.

2

INSPIRE SESSIONS

BridgeCommunity Startup CEO’s visit schools.

3

CODING / DESIGN CAMPS

Focusing on young women, but not exclusively. Will include mixed courses.

4

CORE BUSINESS BASICS TRAINING

Entrepreneurial guidance.

5

HACKATHONS / BUSINESS CHALLENGES

Option for Members to provide real business challenges to the students and the local community.

6

INTERNSHIPS / NEW HIRES / STARTUP FORMATIONS

Opportunities for Members to uncover talent and/or new startups are created.

PROGRAMS

All startups who join our BridgeCommunity commercialization program are encouraged to “Pay-It-Forward” by meeting with our pilot school students, inspiring by sharing their journey from idea to startup. We have also joined forces with a number of local non-profits and supportive parties to provide a series of program tracks for the students to pursue.

High School Future Entrepreneurs
Program

PowerMyLearnings’s mission is to help students in low-income communities, together with their teachers and families, harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes.

During class hours, PML teaches students to build their own apps over the course of 8 weeks which they will demonstrate to their family and our corporate members. The App Challenge provides supplemental programming to help schools reach instructional goals required to become STEM-certified.

TAG-Ed strengthens Georgia’s future workforce by providing students with relevant, hands-on STEM learning opportunities by connecting Technology Association of Georgia resources with leading STEM education initiatives.

Tag-Ed run a 4-week summer camp, teaching design, online gaming programming, 3D Printing and coding skills development. The course culminates in a friendly competition judged by people in the field.

Apply Now! (closes 4/25 6pm EST)

Young Adult Future Entrepreneurs
Program

Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

Year Up aligns technical and professional skills training with corporate partner needs and market trends and offer internship opportunities with completed course eligible for college credit.

CapTech is a national IT management consulting firm that bridges the gap between business and technology for some of the world's most successful companies.

Keeping our young adults ahead of the curve, CapTech is teaching selected students from Year Up how to develop solutions using voice activation interfaces based on Amazon Alexa.