|June 30, 2015 at 7pm|
701 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701
June is Immigrant Heritage Month! The FWD.us team is busy planning cultural events all month long to honor our country's legacy of welcoming immigrants. June FWDMonthly is dedicated to celebrating the entrepreneurial drive and impact of immigrants.
7:00-7:30 Open Networking
7:30-8:00 Monthly Speaker
Our featured entrepreneur for June is Joel Rojo, co-founder of TicketKarma and CODE2040 Entrepreneur in Residence at Capital Factory. The CODE2040 Residency, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, is designed to empower Black and Latino/a entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level while taking their communities to the next level as well. Stop by to hear Joel discuss how we can make tech more inclusive, and come hear his personal story!
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.
8:45-9:00 Project Share
Present what your project team created and learn what other project teams are doing.
Your information is secure and will not be shared
The White House has announced the draft of a program that will make it easier for talented foreign inventors, researchers, and startup founders to continue creating jobs in the United States. Before the entrepreneur program can go into effect, the administration has opened a public comment period.