As the technology industry grows in Oakland, locals are hoping that local entrepreneurs will be leaders in innovation and that the culture of Oakland’s tech scene will reflect the community’s values. The nonprofit sector is a significant part of the Oakland economy and should be involved in producing software solutions for problems within that industry.
Devlabs has partnered with Escuela Popular School in East San Jose to offer a bilingual course to adult students on coding and entrepreneurship. Participants are learning basic html and css while they discuss ways to apply software solutions to opportunities in their community.
Six weeks ago Tutorez co-founders, Alejandro Carbonell and Vittorio Calcagno, travelled to Silicon Valley from Panama to work with Devlabs, an incubator for tech startups. They are returning to Panama with a new platform to sell in the US market and a growing team to help them build it.
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