Based on the Pareto Principle, the foundation invests in the 20% of the nonprofits driving 80% of the social impact turning San Antonio into the next hub for entrepreneurship, promoting technology education for the high-skill jobs of our knowledge economy, and providing more urban options.
World-class tech companies require a strong ecosystem of resources and support to fuel growth and foster success.
The 80|20 Foundation supports impact-driven nonprofits that make San Antonio a place where entrepreneurs can thrive by building the conditions of a strong ecosystem:
Human capital is the most valuable asset to a city. A strong talent pipeline between educational institutions and high-skilled jobs encourages entrepreneurship and attracts top companies.
In the world’s increasingly knowledge-based economy, high-skilled workers can have their pick of cities and jobs. The Brookings Institute has argued that “talented people want to work and live in urban places that are walkable, bike-able, connected by transit, and hyper-caffeinated.”