Behind every startup success story is a huge heap of failures. (Yep, it’s true.) Few know that better than Fast Forward alumni Peter Gault, founder of Quill, the free, online writing tool for students. When Peter started the Fast Forward Accelerator, Quill had served 10,000 students.
Meet Giving Tuesday. It’s the one day of the year where the focus is entirely on giving back to the organizations that have done incredible work throughout the year. But when Giving Tuesday rolls around and your inbox is flirting with explosive levels of unreadKeep reading
With just a few taps, it’s now possible to volunteer anytime, anywhere. (Add it to the list of the million and one other things you do from your phone.) 50% of adults say they want to volunteer, but don’t feel like they have the timeKeep reading
In case you deleted your Twitter in a fit of rage or have been under a rock, we have a PSA: the 2018 midterm elections are a really, really big deal. As is par for the course, tech nonprofits have been rising up to provideKeep reading
Demo Day 2018 was, by all accounts, a big success! We had a packed house in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley, riveting storytelling, and massive support for ten world-changing tech nonprofits. The Demo Days, hosted at Box in Silicon Valley and Google Community SpaceKeep reading
Can you guess what tech nonprofit entrepreneurs ask us about the MOST every single year? That’s right, nonprofit fundraising. Despite the fact that all startups – for-profit, nonprofit, and unintentionally nonprofit – must fundraise (sometimes forever) there’s still something about raising philanthropic dollars that soundsKeep reading
As one of Fast Forward’s earliest partners, BlackRock has championed Fast Forward and played a critical role in our Accelerator year after year. This support has enabled us to accelerate 41 tech nonprofits that are positively transforming millions of lives around the globe. What madeKeep reading