Business model

Pathways to Success: Lessons from Michelle Brown

    Last Friday, we had one of our most successful alumnae from the Fast Forward Accelerator, Michelle Brown, come back to share some of her experiences with the new cohort. Michelle is the CEO and founder of CommonLit.org, an educational platform that delivers engaging,

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acceleration

It’s Official: Acceleration Has Begun!

It sounds crazy, but we spend nearly 9-months building up to our summer accelerator each year. People often ask (myself included, when I first started working with Fast Forward) why we don’t run more than one accelerator program per year. The truth? Preparing to run

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2017 accelerator launch

Highlights from Fast Forward’s 2017 Accelerator Launch

On Tuesday, June 13th Fast Forward, Comcast NBCUniversal, BlackRock, and folks from the NYC tech for good community braved the heatwave to come out to 30 Rockefeller Plaza and celebrate the launch of our 2017 accelerator cohort. It was an inspirational evening, with talks from

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2016 accelerator cohort

Meet Fast Forward’s 2016 Accelerator Cohort

The wait is finally over, and we are delighted to announce the nine organizations in our 2016 accelerator cohort. We received over 150 applications this year, meaning our application pool grew 3x since year 1. This represents a significant milestone for us in our mission

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