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Black Tech Week 2016

To support Black Tech Week, which aims to drive greater diversity in Miami's startup community by serving as a platform for minority-owned, high growth startups to connect with venture capitalists, other entrepreneurs, and established technology companies.

Music Makers Showcase

To support MIAMade, which seeks to propel Miami's rapidly growing maker community through annual events, educational programming and monthly workshops

Better Block Foundation

To attract and retain talent, expand opportunity and build civic engagement by funding the creation and operation of the Better Block Foundation, a nonprofit focused on engaging people in rapidly making their neighborhoods more vibrant.

PowerMoves@Miami

To help attract and retain diverse talent through the launch of PowerMoves@Miami, which will primarily support and propel black entrepreneurs and create on-ramps into Miami's startup ecosystem from underrepresented areas of the community.

Startupbootcamp Miami

To attract and retain talented people in South Florida and expand opportunity by supporting the Miami launch of Startupbootcamp, an accelerator that aims to boost the next generation of startups by each year selecting the 10 best from around the world to participate in its new South Florida business development program.

Wyncode Scholarships

To enrich the ideas, opportunities and talent in Miami's entrepreneurial ecosystem by supporting Wyncode's effort to promote tech diversity by offering scholarships to its 9-week bootcamp for students from low-income and under-represented parts of the community, with a particular emphasis on women and individuals of color.

VentureHive

To support Miami's entrepreneurial community by expanding Venture Hive's accelerator program with greater mentorship and access to funding, along with programming including 2-day Angel Investor Summit and publicly-available talks, panels and workshops.

LaunchCode Miami

To support LaunchCode in Miami, creating pathways to economic opportunity and upward mobility through apprenticeships and job placement in technology for thousands of Miami residents seeking jobs at local firms hungry for talent.

eMerge Americas Conference

To attract and retain entrepreneurs in South Florida and promote economic opportunity through the growth of eMerge Americas, the leading Miami-based conference focused on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

2014 abc* Continuity Forum

To support the 2014 Continuity Forum, which presents in Miami thought leaders and top social entrepreneurs who are focused on solving pressing global challenges.

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