Our Accelerator launched this month and while we may be deep in it with ten incredible tech nonprofits, that doesn’t mean the good tech news slowed down! This month, how counting lentils can transform early education, why millennials don’t vote, and government’s unexpected savior.
Years after being told, “Students like you don’t go to college,” this DREAMer (FFWD 2018) defied obstacles and is impacting the lives of undocumented students across the country.
We break down Emmanuel Klu‘s top tips for building reliable & cost efficient infrastructure from the beginning.
Learn the story of why Dost’s co-founders built Dost (FFWD 2018), which delivers micro-podcasts to transform early education in India. Our favorite micro-podcast? Help your child count lentils to get a head start on math.
Alison Ball, Manager of Global Influencer Strategy at Intuit, knows the ins and outs of nonprofit accounting. She shares the critical advice you didn’t know you needed.
We partnered with Comcast NBCUniversal to share our top tips on maximizing the accelerator experience. Enjoy advice from Brandon Anderson of Raheem (FFWD 2017), Alex Bernadotte of Beyond 12 (FFWD 2017), Liz Lee of Online SOS (FFWD 2017), and Ashley Treni of JustFix.NYC (FFWD 2017).
In more good tech news, the ACLU is venturing into the tech nonprofit space as they plan to launch a suite of apps to amplify political advocacy. “One of the reasons we’re investing in the digital tech and analytics space is to make this as sustainable a nonprofit as possible” says the ACLU chief of staff.
Tech nonprofits on stage at TechCrunch DISRUPT?! You heard us right. This year tech nonprofits like Concrn (FFWD 2017) and mRelief will grace the stage to share why it’s time people consider tech for positive social impact.
Visible, the an app-based mobile phone service, announced the launch of Visible Connect, a social good program designed to expedite growth for nonprofit startups. Their cohort includes 7 Fast Forward alums!
We chatted with the Nonprofit Times Podcast about all things diversity in the tech nonprofit sector, and breakdown the struggles many tech nonprofits face to make the leap from seed stage funding to budgets of $1 million+.
The entertaining podcast Girls Uninterrupted features Maria Yuan, the CEO of Issue Voter (FFWD 2017). Their conversation takes us through the story of Issue Voter, why voter turnout is higher in other developed countries, and other civic engagement quandaries.