John-Paul: The New York Metro Area has thousands of startups, non-profits, creatives, and investors. It has leading research institutions, international development agencies, and major corporations. We believe we have a responsibility to unlock the potential of these resources to improve lives locally and globally. Impact Hub New York Metropolitan Area is a locally-rooted organization supporting the social innovation ecosystem through programs and activities designed to help impactful ideas takeoff. We're part of a global network of innovators in over 100 cities and more than 60 countries.