Kapor Capital’s New Website Invites Diverse Investment Candidates

The Kapor Center has recently launched a new website for our start-up investment activities, Kapor Capital, designed by our partners at Design Action Collective. Kapor Capital is a seed stage firm that invests in tech start-ups with a social impact focus. We invest in approximately 25 companies annually. One of the companies in our portfolio is Pigeonly. Based out of …

A Conversation with Mitch and Freada (video)

On Tuesday, May 14th, PAC+, along with co-sponsors the League of Young Voters and Netroots Nation, hosted their first ever PAC+ Presents! event featuring a conversation with Mitch, Freada and Aimee Allison, author and radio show host.   The event, held at the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco, was also live streamed, and is now available for viewing here. …

OpenOakland Hosts June 1 Event to Improve City of Oakland’s Website

As part of the National Day of Civic Hacking, local city officials, Code for America, The Hub Oakland, and PopUpHood have organized an event called ‘ReWrite Oakland.’ The event will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2013, and hackers and local residents are encouraged to help create and launch a variation of an “Ask Jeeves”  search engine specific to Oakland’s …