ROX has been selected into the 2017 Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation portfolio. The DRK Foundation is a global venture firm that supports early stage, high impact social enterprises. They believe that with early funding and rigorous support, exceptional leaders tackling some of society’s most complex problems, can make the world a better place. Borrowed from their venture capital legacy, DRK finds, funds and supports standout leaders with innovative and highly impactful ideas that have the potential to scale. Through exhaustive due diligence on hundreds of potential portfolio opportunities, a select group of exceptional leaders and organizations become part of the DRK portfolio.
With less than 2% of invited applicants selected, ROX has become one of only 110 organizations over the past 15 years to be included in the DRK portfolio. DRK is investing $100,000 a year for the next three years to help expand ROX programming throughout the country and scale nationally.