Through a live Twitter event at #CivicXDraft, last week the Points of Light Civic Accelerator, sponsors, alumni and friends of the program announced the participating teams for their fall 2014 class. Of the 13 civic startups accepted from across the country, 3 call Atlanta home.
Meet the Atlanta Startups:
Community Farmers Markets – @cfmarkets
Community Farmers Markets is preserving and growing the local food movement through sustainable marketplaces. Dig deeper at farmatl.org.
SparkMarket – @sparkmarket
SparkMarket is redefining community development through an online marketplace for business finance. Learn more at sparkmarket.com
STE(A)M Truck – @gosteamtruck
STE(A)M Truck is a mobile makerspace that inspires youth to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. For more information check out community-guilds.org/steamtruck.
CivicX First Look (Atlanta)
Join the Points of Light Civic Accelerator as they introduce their new class at their First Look event on Wednesday, October 8 from 6-9 p.m.
In this (friendly) shark-tank style event, the newest class of the Civic Accelerator will present how they are creating pathways to economic opportunity for all, while the audience challenges each team to think bigger and better. RSVP now for sparkling conversation, thought-sharing and food and drinks.
Click here to learn more about the Points of Light Civic Accelerator and the incoming fall class.