From the story “Inspirations from Africa” by frank. Read it on Backspaces.

From the story “Inspirations from Africa” by frank. Read it on
Backspaces.

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AFSE Update - Mentoring and Rec Room

Lots of progress has been made with the Academy for Software Engineering
(http://afsenyc.org) since the
lastpost. Generous donations have been made of time, items and resources that have
made the rec room fully stocked for the students. A full update on this
will be coming soon.

We

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Rec Room for Academy For Software Engineering

The Academy for Software Engineering is a new high school in NYC that
has a focus on computer science education. You can read more about it at
the main site hereor on Fred Wilson’s blog
post
here.

It is opening up very soon and I am helping to

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5 Companies I'm Excited About

A couple companies that I’m into:

  • Turf : An app from an incredible designer from NYC, Michael Tseng, Turf is a iOS game that combines
    foursquare with monopoly. You checkin to get points, buy and sell
    properties, and maintain them. I’d love to see more games that take into

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Startup Threads: Swag Bag #1 - Hipmunk, LevelUp, 10Gen

Startup Threads: Swag Bag #1 - Hipmunk, LevelUp, 10Gen

startupthreads:

Our first swag bag came packed with goodies from Hipmunk, LevelUp, and 10gen. Missed out? Sign up here by March 15th to get the March box, featuring Twilio

Here is what subscribers received in their first month:

  • Hipmunk T-Shirt

  • Hipmunk

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My Steve Jobs Story

After my junior year of college I was able to finagle my way into an
internship at Apple. I moved out to Sunnyvale, worked in Cupertino
coding for an internal team and only passed by Steve Jobs a few times.
He was always walking quickly, but would give eye contact

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