TED’s Free, Virtual Climate Change Conference, TEDCountdown

Comprising 50+ speakers from dozens of sectors, TED’s newest event, TEDCountdown, addresses climate change in a free, all-day virtual conference. Set for Saturday, 10 October from 11AM EST, “five curated sessions that combine TED’s signature blend of actionable and research-backed ideas, cutting-edge science, and moments of wonder and inspiration” will unfold. The sessions will be hosted by various celebrities and feature insight from educators, scientists, …

Despite Postponement, Summit Continues to Service its Fellows

Discussing how the organization is supporting its Fellows from a distance

In the midst of isolation, Summit continues striving to create and maintain community. This week would have brought together 1,700 members—including the current, second class of Summit Fellows—for Summit at Sea, a three-day event that blends workshops, talks and experiences. While dismayed that the event was postponed, the change of plans hasn’t slowed Peter Nyeko, a Uganda-based Summit Fellow and CEO of Mandulis Energy, a …

The First-Ever Free Techstars Startup Weekend Remote USA

Results from 54 hours of business development regarding Covid-19 relief

From 24 to 26 April, global investment platform Techstars (a certified B Corporation that aims to support entrepreneurs through mentorships, events and accelerators) brought their contributions and capabilities to a new level. With their first-ever free, national Startup Weekend Remote USA—a development born from their highly sought-after 54-hour weekend incubator—dozens of successful founders and C-suite mentors signed on to mobilize tech entrepreneurs in the fight against …