What do the future of geothermal energy, mental health, workspace collaboration, natural baby food & student loans have in common? they’re among the industries companies in grand central tech class v are transforming. see the full roster of startups. [link in bio.]
Join us @company on february 26 to hear mary robinson share her story of leadership & optimism regarding one of the most pressing issues of our time. robinson served as the first female president of ireland and united nations high commissioner for human rights. she is president of the mary robinson foundation-climate justice, a center working to secure global justice for those people vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. [rsvp link in bio]
Have we reached the limits of traditional vc? join us on february 8th in conversation with @indievc's @bryce roberts on why startups are opting out of the one-size-fits-all model and looking to alternative forms of capital. [rsvp link in bio]
Joanne wilson, aka @ thegothamgal, has been in the nyc tech scene since the '90s. having been an angel investor in over 90 companies (such as @ food52, @ bluebottle, @ parachutehome, @ onefinestay, & @ justworks_hr ) she has a lot of startup knowledge to share. come ask her anything @ company on feb. 7 @ 6 pm. [rsvp link in bio]
It's time we have a healthier, less addictive relationship with technology. join us on 2/4 to hear @georgetownuniversity professor cal newport share how to take a minimalist approach to tech that ensures our technology serves us, not the other way around. ticket includes a hardcover copy of digital minimalism. link in bio.
The @ibm thomas j. watson research center has had a long history of gathering scientists around the world who are dedicated to pioneering scientific breakthroughs. past inventions? the upc, magnetic stripe card, hard disk drive, floppy disk & more. #buildingwithpurpose
We are honored and humbled to have hosted conversations this year @company to tackle some of the most important questions of our time! 👊 haven’t had a chance to attend authors @company ? make it your 2019 resolution to join the conversation. sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know about upcoming events. [link in bio]
In 1876, thomas edison set up his r&d facility, the first space to bring researchers together to pursue the practical & commercial applications of tech research. there, he & his team worked to perfect the telephone & incandescent light bulb, record the human voice, and invent the phonograph. #buildingwithpurpose