Sandbox this Week: Sustainable Business, Superquest, and SuperheroesSeptember 14th, 2012 by Tahnee Prior
Every week, we make a short summary of cool things happening at Sandbox. Tune in every Friday to find out about Sandbox events, new members, and more!
1. Spotlight of the WeekSandboxer’s Startup featured as one of Vanity Fair’s Next Establishments
Congrats, John Egan! The Sandbox Dublin Ambassador and Archipelago founder recently scooped an award to seek out new models for sustainable business in the ‘Join Our Core’ competition organised by the ice-cream giant Ben & Jerry’s. Archipelago is Ireland’s largest network of young entrepreneurs that runs events such as The Archie Talks.2. New in the Sandbox
|Ruoyu Ding||Ruoyu Ding is a thinker, student entrepreneur, and entrepreneurship thought leader. He is currently building his startup incubator at Stanford University, is the board leader at the Chinese Entrepreneurs Organization, the Vice President of Entrepreneurship 2.0, and the Founder of E-Tracking. Welcome to the Sandbox family, Ruoyu!|
|Lilly Kam||Based in Beijing, Lilly Kam is a STEM education advocate building programs to bring kids from the US and China together to collaborate on science projects! She’s passionate about creating more geeks in the world, and fostering better US-China relations. She helped launch ProjectPengyou.org, which highlights the stories of young Americans doing cool things in China, just like her. Welcome to the Sandbox family, Lilly!|
3. Events of the Week
Global Sandboxers reunited at Wayra Ireland
Sandbox DC Meet Up
Sandbox Singapore Dinner
Dublin Sandboxers + non-Sandboxers mingling at the last exhibition of Katie Tsouros’ KT Contemporary gallery.
Sandbox NYC Class dinner @ the Holstee House
4. Weekly Inspiration
Sandboxers Teju Ravilochan and Daniel Epstein‘s Unreasonable Institute recently launched Unreasonable.is, an online centrifuge of innovative blogs and videos all focused on leveraging entrepreneurial thinking and markets to solve the greatest challenges of our time.