Catalyzing Investment in Opportunity Zones
Create digital tools and resources to connect investors with community leaders, entrepreneurs, and workers of America’s 8,764 Opportunity Zones
Modernizing Talent Discovery for High Growth Entrepreneurship
Create digital tools or open sourced data to transform talent discovery, matching, and retention in mid-size cities across the country, to help them achieve innovation and regional economic growth.
U.S. Economic Development Administration
Entrepreneurs, entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs), incubators, accelerators, seed funds, state and local leaders, and growth companies in rural and mid-sized cities where talent pools are less concentrated or nascent.
Helping the American Workforce Leverage Multiple Pathways for Career Growth
Create digital tools that help American workers to consider and take advantage of the multiple pathways available to find or advance in careers. Tools could 1)make multiple pathways to career success more attractive by helping people envision them as exciting and prestigious, and/or 2) help to make data on these opportunities user friendly and discoverable by American workers.
U.S. Department of Education
Young people (ages 14-24) who are trying to determine the best career path or people seeking new careers or skills, Veterans, People returning from incarceration, Local and state education and workforce development policymakers, Community colleges and trade schools
Resources to Unleash American Entrepreneurship
Develop tools to empower entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem builders to find and navigate the variety of resources available across the federal government.
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Individuals starting or scaling high-growth, science and technology-based companies – at any stage of their entrepreneurial journey (early stage, scale up or commercialization); innovation ecosystem builders , including entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs), incubators, accelerators, seed funds, and state and local economic development leaders.