"An estimated 40 million people in the United States have smartwatches or fitness trackers that can monitor their heartbeats. But some people of color may be at risk of getting inaccurate readings." Via @StatNews // Link in bio
Startups are hard. Community shouldn't be. This is Atlanta Tech Village’s motto and we couldn't agree more. Designed for the unique needs of tech and tech-related startups, their space is engineered to provide a powerful combination of factors that dramatically increase a startup’s chance of success.⠀ ⠀ Learn more about @atltechvillage, an integral part of the Atlanta Startup Ecosystem here: https://atlantatechvillage.com/about/our-story/
#TheFarmAlum@therealrapplug and @Reebok paired up at Lenox Mall in Atlanta to introduce the new @ReebokClassics! Check out Rap Plug Pros showing off their new kicks, prizes, and games. ⠀ ⠀ Rap Plug is continually growing and collaborating, see what they're up to next here: www.rapplug.com
Members of the Tech, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Caucus (TIE) joined The Farm Alumni today to get an in-depth look into the innovative tech coming out of our program. The TIE Caucus toured the space and spoke to the startup founders about how they can work together and help scale their businesses. #tech#innovation#entrepreneurship
The Deputy City Manager of the City of Virginia Beach, Ronald H. Williams, Jr., and three of his elected Council members stopped by for a tour of The Farm. Thanks for coming by and learning more about our program!
Atlanta Inno hosts - Women in Innovation Meetup // Join @AtlantaInno in showcasing the amazing, talented female innovators in the ATL Tech Ecosystem!⠀ ⠀ It's no surprise that the ATL tech scene is brimming with incredible, talented female innovators and entrepreneurs. On August 15th they'll be heading to Flatiron School for their next State of Innovation event, Women in Innovation. This event will serve as a showcase of women and women's support groups within the Atlanta ecosystem.
Atlanta’s black tech founders are changing entrepreneurship in America. Can they avoid Silicon Valley’s mistakes? // "The Atlanta metro area also has the second-fastest-growing economy in the country (behind San Francisco), spurred by its tech industry, which accounts for nearly 12.5% of the city’s revenues...And here’s the kicker: In Atlanta’s tech industry, an astounding 25% of employees are black. In San Francisco, it’s 6%."
Happy International Coworking day to some of the most passionate and innovative individuals around! The Farm is excited to have you in our space to share your ideas, collaborate with our alumni, and see how you plan on changing the future of tech!⠀ ⠀ Life is better when we work together! #Coworking#collaboration#entreprenuership⠀ ⠀ Interested in joining our coworking space? Check out the link in our bio!
It was an incredible night celebrating the Atlanta Black Tech Ecosystem catching fire and changing the world through persistent brilliance and creative collaboration as only the ATL can! ⠀ ⠀ Managing Director Burunda Prince spoke on the barriers (external and internal) black tech startups encounter in Atlanta, and how it prevents them from reaching their potential. #ATLBlackTech
#TheFarmAlum Last Bottle Clothing is revolutionizing the clothing industry by creating clean, sustainable, closed-loop practices that are beneficial to the planet now and for future generations. Let’s join them in celebrating the launch of their first retail-ready line - Follow @lastbottleclothing to shop their threads.
Cutting Through Conflict and Tough Conversations // "If you wouldn’t ignore critical bugs in your code, you shouldn’t turn a blind eye to buggy human dynamics, either. And not just because it’s the right thing to do (which it is), but because team dysfunction poses an existential threat to a company. When teams can engage with a diversity of ideas, a product is stronger, and work is simply a better place to be." - @FirstRoundCapital⠀ ⠀ http://bit.ly/310byaf
Today marks the end of the Comcast Internship Program! What a pleasure hosting these 54 interns at The Farm and getting to know each of them. We wish them success in their future endeavors! #interns#partners