It's rare that you can literally say, "This would not be possible without you." But that's exactly the case with our supporters listed here. CODE2040 would not be possible without them! From financial support to program guidance, from sharing resources and information to supplying speakers and mentors, they've each been instrumental. There are no words to express our gratitude to each of the organizations listed here and the many individuals who comprise them. Thank you.
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The Kauffman Foundation is the world's largest foundation devoted to entrepreneurship. Their grant supports CODE2040's efforts to document the fellows initiative, develop educational programming and recruit students and startups.
a16z partners with CODE2040 to connect Fellows with internship opportunities at Silicon Valley's hottest startups. As a member of our board of directors, a16z Founding Partner Ben Horowitz also provides strategic leadership as CODE2040 expands its programs.
Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems. One of the 2013 Echoing Green and Black Male Achievement Fellows is our Co-Founder & Executive Director, Laura Weidman Powers.
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. One 2013 Echoing Green and Open Society Black Male Achievement Fellow is our Co-Founder & Executive Director, Laura Weidman Powers.
The Stanford Center for Social Innovation breaks down boundaries and promotes the mutual exchange of ideas and values across sectors and disciplines and between theory and practice. Our Executive Director, Laura Weidman Powers, is a 2013 Social Innovation Fellow.
LinkedIn takes your professional network online, giving you access to people, jobs and professional learning opportunities like never before. CODE2040 affords us the opportunity to continue to expand the diversification of applicants into our CS roles and we are excited to be forming a long term partnership to bring the best and the brightest engineering minds to LinkedIn.
Etsy is an online marketplace where you can shop directly from over 850,000 independent makers and collectors. Our mission is to reimagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world.
Google for Entrepreneurs helps you discover local programs and online resources to launch and scale your business. Google is a sponsor of the CODE2040 program, and offers technology training to the Fellows.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation makes all forms of philanthropy more powerful. We serve as a catalyst and leader for innovative solutions to our region’s most challenging problems.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, is pleased to provide pro bono services to CODE2040 in support of its mission to bring outstanding minority engineering talent to Silicon Valley.
AOL is a brand company, committed to continuously innovating, growing, and investing in brands and experiences that inform, entertain, and connect the world.
BlackRock was founded to provide answers and leadership to the investors who entrust their money and their futures to us. As the world’s largest investment manager, with more than $4 trillion invested on behalf of our clients around the globe, BlackRock takes its responsibility to build better financial futures extremely seriously. That’s why we bring together the best and brightest people – and give you the skills and support you need to make a career for yourself and a difference in today’s New World of Investing™. BlackRock sponsored our Fall 2013 recruitment trips to Miami, FL and Edinburg, TX. Students can find out more about the BlackRock Founders Scholarship here!
UNCF's mission is to build a robust and nationally-recognized pipeline of under-represented students who, because of UNCF support, become highly-qualified college graduates; and to ensure that our network of 38 member historically black colleges and universities is a respected model of best practice in moving students to and through college. UNCF sponsored our Fall 2013 recruitment trips to Atlanta, GA and Greensboro, NC.
CODE2040 host companies provide our incredible Fellows with the opportunity of a lifetime. Internships are the most important thing employers look for in a full-time hire, and having an internship increases a student's likelihood of getting a full-time job by graduation by over 50%.
But for our host companies, listed below, participating in CODE2040 is far from charity. Our Fellows are dynamos. They have developed iPhone, iPad, and Android apps on small teams, open-sourced big company projects, provided product insights, and more. Companies get incredible talent, fresh perspective, and real accomplishment from their CODE2040 Fellow.
Interested in hosting a CODE2040 intern at your company in Summer 2014? Here are the details about hiring a Fellow. You can sign up here to host a Fellow! If you have more questions please get in touch.
Etsy is an online marketplace where you can shop directly from over 850,000 independent makers and collectors. Their mission is to reimagine commerce in ways that build a more fulfilling and lasting world. Etsy is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow in Summer 2013.
Klout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence—the ability to drive action. Klout built on this idea to show anyone how he or she can influence the world and its future. We want to empower our Code2040 intern to do just that - unlock their influence and build their expertise in the coding community.
Docmunch builds structured data feeds from unstructured documents. docmunch specifically streamlines all the workflows done before an analyst can even begin to work with data: collection, extraction, and normalization. Docmunch is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow in Summer 2013.
Findery welcomes CODE2040 to find local knowledge, hidden secrets, stories, and information around the world! Findery is hosting 1 Fellow in Summer 2013.
Reciprocity, based in the Mission in San Francisco, is an enterprise software startup that develops engagement applications to inspire a more professional and cosmopolitan approach to work. Reciprocity is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow in Summer 2013
Juntos makes transformative mobile personal finance tools that help cash-based households track their spending and save towards goals. Juntos is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow in Summer 2013.
Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. Through our Fellowship, Accelerator, and Brigade, we're building a network of cities, citizens, community groups, and startups, all equally committed to reimagining government for the 21st century. Code for America is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow this summer.
Redbeacon is a hot online local-services company figuring out how to use technology to create a better way of finding and hiring local services. Redbeacon is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow in Summer 2013.
Foursquare is a mobile app that helps people make the most of where they are by helping them find their friends and discover interesting places and experiences nearby. Foursquare is excited to participate in CODE2040's Fellow Program by inviting a fellow to join our San Francisco engineering team this summer. Foursquare is hosting 1 Fellow in Summer 2013
Lark makes wearable and mobile technology that gives people advanced understanding of their wellness. Lark is hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow in Summer 2013
Addy is building a platform to facilitate the communication of locations in countries with inadequate or unused street addresses, with an initial emphasis on solving the many issues faced by shoppers and electronic merchants in the Middle East. Addy is hosting 1 Fellow in 2013.
Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. Facebook is hosting 2 Fellows in Summer 2013.
Bitcasa is revolutionizing how consumers are storing and sharing their stuff. Bitcasa is your external hard drive in the cloud that never runs out of space. Store and share an unlimited amount of pictures, videos, music and documents, and access them from all your devices. Bitcasa is hosting 1 Fellow in Summer 2013.
The City & County of San Francisco Department of Technology's mission is to be an enterprise information and technology services organization that provides proactive leadership in the use of technology and information solutions to improve the City's operations and service delivery. The CIO's office will be hosting 1 CODE2040 Fellow.
For more than a decade, Jawbone has developed human-centered wearable technology and audio devices unparalleled in their technical innovation, ease-of-use and sophistication of design. They hosted 1 fellow in 2012, and are hosting 3 CODE2040 fellows in Summer 2013
Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. Tumblr hosted 1 fellow in 2012.
Rockmelt is a fast and fun way to explore the web. Rockmelt hosted 1 fellow in 2013.
Circle is the #1 mobile app to find your friends and connections nearby, anywhere you go. Circle hosted 1 fellow in 2012.
Nutrivise is a nutrition solution that helps you know exactly what you need to eat in order to reach your health and fitness goals effectively. They hosted 1 fellow in 2012.
These organizations and individuals make us stronger and better. We are grateful for the opportunity to learn from them, pick their brains, support their efforts, and get their support for ours.
Year Up provides companies a workforce with a diversity of backgrounds filtered through a lens based on values and skills, not background and socioeconomic status. Every Year Up graduate completes a rigorous 21-week academic curriculum, which allows the student to earn a 5-month internship at a top company, like Facebook, LinkedIn, eBay, JPMorganChase and Kaiser Permanente.
Black Founders is an organization dedicated to increasing the number of successful black entrepreneurs in tech.
LSA's mission is to encourage the inspiration and cultivation of Latino led technology startup ventures by providing a strong support network of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, & mentors.
CodeNow is a non-profit that teaches underrepresented high school students foundational skills in computer programming through free extra curricular off campus trainings. This is essential because it lowers the barriers normally associated with programming by opening the door at an earlier stage when youths are just beginning to explore their options and opportunities.
The Kapor Center for Social Impact relentlessly pursues creative strategies that will leverage information technology for positive social impact. We primarily work with underrepresented communities, focusing on gap closing endeavors.
Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. Through our Fellowship, Accelerator, and Brigade, we're building a network of cities, citizens, community groups, and startups, all equally committed to reimagining government for the 21st century.
STEMBoard is an online community that connects students and early-career professionals in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields with mentors and recruiters from top companies and universities. Visit today and be one of the first to see how we’re changing professional networking.
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