Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland
communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech
muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote
awareness and innovation.
A setback is a set up for a comeback. For entrepreneur Leroy Brown,
the catchphrase has become a mantra of sorts by which to live and start a
business. LCB Trucking—a dump truck and debris hauling company based
in Franklin Park, New Jersey, was launched in 2002 after Brown suffered a
Massively successful startups have historically been rare. Emerging to the wonder of the business world, companies like Yahoo, Google, Amazon and Facebook seemed such aberrations they became known as unicorns.