If your venture is not yet break-even or generating a surplus from sales, how are you covering the financial gap currently? What are your plans for breaking even in the future?
ScriptEd is currently breaking even. In the future, ScriptEd will continue to be sustained through grants, donations and revenue generated through its contracts with schools and districts, and through its future teacher professional development program.
Tell us about your partnerships. What partnerships are critical for your solution’s success? How are you forming these partnerships?
ScriptEd is sustained through a diverse community of stakeholders. ScriptEd has partnered with schools to bring its services to students, engaged software developers to teach its classes, and collaborated with local companies to host students as interns. We work with other community organizations to improve computer science education in New York City and beyond. These partnerships are critical to our success.
What, if any, corporate partners have you worked with regarding your solution? What is the nature of your relationship with these corporate partners (e.g. career/internship placement of your participants, financial sponsorship or donations, program development, etc.)
ScriptEd has working with a number of corporate organizations to provide students with internship placements and field trip opportunities. These companies include (but are not limited to): Thrillist, About.com, Contently, American Express, Evidon, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Google, and Getty Images.