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Happy Monday, crew!

In the last few days, we’ve watched community members close a $40MM fundraise, release new versions of their products, and even hike Mount Kilimanjaro (we’re exhausted just looking through the pictures). Today’s the start of another momentous week in the Next Gen universe, and we can’t wait to see what you make of it.

We’re sharing jobs, tech, and grants for your startup. Read on to level-up your game this Monday evening.

Meet Christy Chen

Founder at VisTalent and Cal Bear, Christy is leading a life of impact.

Meet Bryce Fender

Bryce is Co-founder of Wilminvest, Delaware’s first social impact real estate development firm.

Shoutout to:

⚽️Sean Casey who recently completed a successful Universal Dialect giving trip in Indonesia.

?Steven Li who was featured on Business Insider for his understanding of failure and success as an entrepreneur.

?Krystian Leonard who was featured on Next Gen-er Brian Ondrako’s podcast Just Get Started.

Book We’re Reading:

?Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas (Safi Bahcall)



News Driving our Momentum:

?Want to be a Speaker? Get Inspired by These Individuals (Next Gen Team)

?MasterClass founder launches Outlier, offering online courses for college credit (Anthony Ha)

⭐️The Environmental Costs of Fast Fashion (Patsy Perry)



Our two-cents on Perry’s article:

“It saddens me that talk of pollution has become a drone in our everyday lives. This certainly was the case for me until reading Perry’s article. ‘Fast fashion’ is fueled by our desire to live in the moment, but the impact of such an outlook will harm us in the long term. I began to think about everyday things I can do to mitigate this potential, and that’s what led me to thrift shopping. As Perry mentions, people are consuming more clothing and not keeping items for as long. My chosen solution is to increase the longevity of apparel, saving the planet one shirt at a time.” – Joanna M.


Agree? Disagree? Reply to this email with your thoughts for a chance to be featured in next week’s ?Roundup!

?$50k @ Robin Hood

Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood supports mission-driven early-stage startups with $50k, health insurance, a research budget, coaching, co-working, and more. Learn about the program and how to apply here.

?Ambassador @ The Economist

The global media organization is searching for Economist Ambassadors, a paid intern program for students to host classroom presentations, generate subscriptions, and grow a campus community. Learn about the ambassadorship and how to apply here.

?‍♀️Sales Lead @ MyClimb

MyClimb, a technology platform for indoor climbers, is hiring a full-time Director of Business Development to implement sales and partnerships strategies. Remote candidates accepted. Learn about the role and how to get in touch with the Founders here.

?Upgrade Your Technology @ Dell*

A note from our partner, Dell: With Windows 7 support ending soon, don’t leave your business vulnerable — upgrade to a PC with Windows 10 Pro today. Take advantage of exclusive discounts for Next Gen members here.

*This is a sponsored post.

“The only thing that matters is that you start doing the work. Create. Build. Go. That’s it.”

Learn from Douglas Vigliotti: Successful author and entrepreneur with grit, Douglas chats about the importance of continuing to move forward and work hard on your ventures.

Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy tonight’s ?Roundup? We love hearing from our fam, so feel free to drop us a note by hitting ‘reply.’ Until next week, keep working hard and changing the world.

Now that’s momentum.


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