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6 Ways to Maximize the Fast Forward Accelerator

So you apply to an accelerator program, get accepted and fly out to San Francisco knowing you’ll be in startup bootcamp for 3 months without really knowing what to expect. Sound familiar?   Last week we had a great time meeting our 2016 cohort and

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Stories to Share

We Have Stories to Share!

Excitement is in the air here at Fast Forward as we near the summer months. Our third class of tech nonprofits begins their 3-month “bootcamp” this July, and we are busy scheduling trainings and mentor sessions with thought leaders and industry visionaries. If you saw our

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Stellar.org

Our Top 5 Favorite Stories About Stellar.org

Our 2015 accelerator cohort graduated last month, and we couldn’t be more proud of the fantastic teams leading these nine tech nonprofits. Coming out of Demo Day, cohort member Stellar.org’s cofounders Joyce Kim and Jed McCaleb have a number of updates and newsworthy events that

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Jocelyn Wyatt IDEO.org

Jocelyn Wyatt of IDEO.org advises the Fast Forward tech nonprofits

Jocelyn Wyatt, Executive Director of IDEO.org, told the Fast Forward cohort and Blackrock attendees about her history in the social innovation and international development space, and about how she formed IDEO.org in 2011. IDEO.org applies human centered design to tackle poverty alleviation challenges around the

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Waste Time

Fundraising efficiency: don’t waste your time

Some simple math can help nonprofits increase fundraising efficiency and decide whether pursuing certain fundraising opportunities is worth it, according to Wen-Chih O’Connell from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Jessamyn Shams-Lau from the Peery Foundation, who recently spoke to our teams about fundraising from

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Chase Adam Watsi

Chase Adam: One leader in the tech nonprofit ecosystem

Chase Adam, founder of Watsi (a tech nonprofit that has crowdsourced healthcare funding for over 4,500 patients in 20 countries) stopped by the Fast Forward accelerator yesterday. Chase gave candid, off-the-record advice from one tech nonprofit to another, and we love that Chase is helping grow the community of

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