“I’m tearing up!” shouts entrepreneur Teresa Hodge. “I feel like a proud mom.” Hodge is beaming after a presentation by Marcus Bullock, the founder of Flikshop, an app through which family and friends can send photo postcards to inmates.
It’s a Wednesday morning, and I’m at an event in Lower Manhattan celebrating the inaugural class of Unlocked Futures, a 16-month-long accelerator for social entrepreneurs who have been incarcerated or impacted by the criminal justice system. The room is just big enough to hold the eight entrepreneurs selected for the first group...continue reading on Fast Company.
John Legend Speaks With the Entrepreneurs of Unlocked Futures
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John Legend leads a round table discussion with the first cohort of Unlocked Futures. Unlocked Futures is a startup accelerator for entrepreneurs who have been directly affected by the criminal justice system, and are working to build organizations to benefit others who have been impacted.