FWDMonthly – Startups Disrupting for Good


April 28, 2015 at 7pm


WeWork Austin
600 Congress Ave
Floor 14
Austin, TX 78701
United States


Ainee Athar

Explore startups leading the charge in the technology movement for social good.


  • 7:00-7:30 Open Networking:

Have a drink and meet entrepreneurs, immigrant advocates, and tech leaders!

  • 7:30-8:00 Monthly Speaker:

Come hear from Eli Chan, CEO & Co-Founder of Intertwine, a social innovation platform that brings people together to solve challenging public problems, share insights, and fund the best solutions.

  • 8:00-8:45 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project:

Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set.

Democracy Project: Team member Martin Wallner and Ambassador Sung Je Lee took a trip to DC to advocate for high skilled reform. Come hear how it went, and work with our teams on next steps to engage local elected officials.

2.0 Project: Our chapter's online team of coders and engineers will reflect on successes from the past month and brainstorm ideas for future projects. Since March FWDMonthly, we've been working on a website on why high-skilled reform is good for the U.S, complete with graphs, questions & answers, and videos.
  • 8:45-9:00 Project Share:

Present what your project team created and learn what other project teams are doing.

About WeWork:

WeWork provides small businesses, startups, and freelancers with beautiful workspace, inspiring community, and meaningful services. With weekly events, personalized support, flexibility, and access to thousands of like-minded entrepreneurs around the world - WeWork is the perfect place to grow your business in 2015. 


The WeWork Congress location sits in the heart of downtown Austin at 6th St. and Congress Ave. To learn more about joining the community, email joinus@wework.com or call 855.593.9675.


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