Jared Kleinert, a junior at Spanish River High School in Boca, reports that he just launched Synergist into private beta this week. Synergist (www.synergi.st) is a crowdsourcing site and online community for social entrepreneurs.
Anyone can sign up for the beta, with which they can meet other social entrepreneurs, collaborate in a free online workspace, and share their projects to gain support directly from the community. They can also back other projects and receive rewards for helping others to start their social movements, Jared says.
“We would love to get people from the Miami tech community onto Synergist,” says Jared, 17. “Right now we do have customers and the platform is already trying to tackle societal issues in women's empowerment, charity giving through music, and health education with our first three posted projects.”
Jared recently returned from UnCollege’s Hackademic Camp in San Francisco and The Intersection Event for social entrepreneurs at Google in Silicon Valley.