Casa Blanca Hosts Demo Day para los innovadores

25 de de agosto de, 2015 por Sarah Ricard

Agosto. 4, 30 empresas y 90 entrepreneurs from across the United States were represented at the first White House Demo Day.

Organizada por el presidente Obama, Día de demostración fue el primer evento de este tipo en la Casa Blanca. Embajadores Presidencial para la Global Entrepreneurship y otros líderes públicos y privados atendidos así.

The scope of the event was not limited to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Entrepreneurs and innovators were encouraged to host their own Demo Day watch parties in order to participate in a live conversation.

NBC News described Demo Day as “a grown-up science fair meets the television show ‘Shark Tank.’”

Featured innovations included Cocoon Cam, a smart baby monitor; BlueOak, a service that harvests metals out of old smartphones and TVs; Base Directory, an app that helps military-connected families locate resources on military installations; Duolingo, an app that combines games with learning a foreign language; Bidr, an online platform that gives nonprofits additional fundraising options.

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