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Four Startups That Are Working For A Better New York

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Karim Abouelnaga grew up poor with six siblings in a single-parent household, in a Queens neighborhood where his public high school had an abysmal 55 percent graduation rate. Nevertheless, he persevered and beat the odds, going on to graduate from Cornell. Today with his startup Practice Makes Perfect, he helps other inner-city kids to overcome the achievement gap, and find their own success.

Karim is just one of four remarkable entrepreneurs profiled by New York Magazine in this week's article: 4 Start-ups Actively Making NYC a Better Place. You can read it here.

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