Are we building technology for those who need it most?

25 million American families live on less than $25,000 a year.

Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood is a Brooklyn-based social impact incubator. Our programs encourage entrepreneurs, designers, and developers to build products for communities that are often overlooked by technology.


Did you know 80% of low-income Americans own mobile devices?
Our six-month Catalyst program gives social ventures the opportunity to build an organization that could reach millions.

We're looking for brilliant teams with a prototype that need support to scale their social impact.


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2015 Fellowship

Our 12-week fellowship is designed to help top talent attack big problems in new ways by launching products for low-income communities that are traditionally overlooked by technology. By taking a customer-centric approach and pushing our teams to iterate quickly and cheaply, we aim to build products that really make a difference.

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Are you a New Yorker who works multiple jobs, cares for young children, or has trouble making ends meet? Join our Design Insight Group (DIG) and get paid to share your experiences and test out new products.

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