Cohort 8 – Fall 2016

ALEX, Boston

ALEX, Anyone’s Learning Experience a marketplace of college courses for career advancement.

Atlantic Impact, Detroit

Atlantic Impact uses local and global travel to improve outcomes for students attending high poverty schools.

BLOC, Franklin Lakes

Our Bloc is a professional network that unites black colleges students so that they can collectively rise.

Detroit Food & Entrepreneurship Academy, Detroit

Detroit Food Academy develops Detroit high school students as leaders through entrepreneurship rooted in food.

Detroit Training Center, Detroit

Detroit Training Center teaches the skills necessary to match students with high paying jobs through customized, hands-on vocational programs of study.

Fletch, Chicago

Fletch helps colleges increase utilization of student support services including tutoring, advising, and financial aid.

Flying Classroom, Opa-Locka

Flying Classroom is a real Magic School Bus offering expeditions around the globe and making it easy for teachers to engage students with STEM+ learning.

GenFKD, New York

GenFKD prepares students to thrive in the 21st century through on-campus skill development programs.

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent, Detroit

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent provides Detroit youth with paid summer employment and training opportunities.

Henry Ford Learning Institute, Dearborn

HFLI empowers young people to be more innovative and creative in how they think and learn.

Impact Lab, Chicago

Impact Lab provides open source data and analytics to connect action to outcomes for service providers and funders in the social sector.

JOURNi, Detroit

JOURNi empowers underrepresented and underserved Detroiters through coding and software development instruction.

Overgrad, Chicago

Overgrad is a web platform for high school students and the people that support them to help students make informed decisions to ensure success as they transition into college and beyond.

Skill Scout, Inc., Chicago

Skill Scout transforms how companies and candidates experience each other through video job posts and engaging work sample applications.

WeThrive, Santa Monica

WeThrive is an entrepreneurial mentoring program that pairs college students to middle school students in under-resourced communities.