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Fast Forward Announces 2019 Accelerator Cohort

This summer, the Fast Forward Accelerator will host 20 rising entrepreneurs leading 9 solution-focused tech nonprofits. From shedding light on air inequality, to making test prep accessible and almost fun, to building digital bartering systems for informal economies in Latin America, the tech nonprofits in

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Fast Forward Alumni Retreat 2019

A Photo Journal of Fast Forward’s First Alumni Retreat

When the Accelerator ends, the real work begins. That’s why Fast Forward, in partnership with AT&T, launched our first ever Alumni Retreat this year. Set amongst the Oakland Hills in a big (maybe haunted) mansion, Fast Forward alumni from the past five cohorts gathered to

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What's good in tech 12

What’s Good in Tech, Issue 12

This month, 10,000,000 is our lucky number. Why? Because we’re celebrating big tech nonprofit wins: CommonLit reaching 10 Million users, and TalkingPoints facilitating 10 Million conversations. But it doesn’t stop there. March brought big news like tech nonprofits Thorn and Crisis Text Line receiving the

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What’s Good in Tech, Issue 11

Fast Forward is deep in planning mode for Accelerate Good Global, the sector-defining tech nonprofit conference comin’ in hot April 3-4 (join us!), but we’re taking a short dance break to bring you the latest and greatest news in tech for good. Curious what we’re

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What’s Good in Tech, Issue 10

February already? January went by in a flash thanks to the storm of tech for good news. (Seriously. We had to cut an absurd amount of great articles.) So what made the cut this month? Planned Parenthood’s foray into the tech nonprofit sector, a tech

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Entrepreneurial Secrets

The Hustle is Real: Tips from Entrepreneurs Changing the World

Some anonymous genius said it best, “The dream is free. The hustle is sold separately.” That couldn’t be more true of the Fast Forward alumni entrepreneurs who share their deepest entrepreneurial secrets in the latest video collaboration between Fast Forward and Comcast NBCUniversal. Without hustle

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