Tech and Volunteerism?
Differences of opinion are surfacing around Mayor Ed Lee’s Entrepreneurship-in-Residence program. Run by the Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation to promote technology for uses in the public sector, the program pairs private tech companies with city departments. Supervisor John Avalos calls the program “corporate welfare” and is skeptical of how the city benefits. Interesting stuff.
- SF opens doors to public tech incubator expecting no return (Examiner) 05/18/2014
- Tech goes back to school for community relations (Chronicle) 05/17/2014