Winter 2018 Collab Ventures

 
 
  Sumiya Khan, Amelia Reese Masterson, Ben Plotke

Sumiya Khan, Amelia Reese Masterson, Ben Plotke

CitySeed Sanctuary Kitchen Catering

Sanctuary Kitchen Catering offers multicultural cuisines for institutions, organizations, and individuals while providing income and supporting food entrepreneurship for refugees and new immigrants resettled in the Greater New Haven area.

 
  Kati Fredlund and Summer Poole

Kati Fredlund and Summer Poole

CodeSmash

CodeSmash empowers New Haven's young community of wild thinkers and cultivates a culture of fearless doers by developing and employing after-school programs on technology, emotional intelligence, and entrepreneurship for young people in Greater New Haven.

 
  Julie Robbins and Steve Machesney

Julie Robbins and Steve Machesney

Lotusleaf Therapeutics

Lotusleaf helps women love their pregnancy, offering a pregnancy sleep system inspired by prenatal side-lying massage ergonomics that allows moms-to-be to get the restorative sleep they need. 

 
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My City Initiative

Started in Bridgeport by young artists, My City sells city-branded merchandise that promotes pride in self, craft, community in Connecticut.

 
  Ron Coleman (pictured) and Dan Hicks

Ron Coleman (pictured) and Dan Hicks

New Haven Counts

New Haven Counts seeks to create young mathematicians and entrepreneurs in New Haven through targeted, focused curricula and a group of engaged, qualified volunteers.

 
  Cleo Fulcher (pictured) and DJ Binky-B

Cleo Fulcher (pictured) and DJ Binky-B

Rock the Beat DJ Camp

The first DJ Camp in Connecticut, Rock the Beat teaches the "art" of DJing and boosts confidence and self-esteem through an engaging curriculum that is aligned with Common Core Standards in reading, writing, and math. Participants ages 7-14 learn basic scratching, timing, and mixing through a hands-on approach.

 
  Greg Hutchings, Michelle Hutchings, and Yick Chong Lam

Greg Hutchings, Michelle Hutchings, and Yick Chong Lam

SciKit

SciKit is a subscription service that allows high school teachers to rent hands-on STEM education kits at an affordable monthly rate. The kits help students understand scientific concepts through experimentation and inquiry-based learning and are delivered to the teacher with easy return packaging.