$500,000 Raised Across Three Social Impact Demo Days

In New York, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley, nine social impact entrepreneurs took the Demo Day stage to pitch their bold ideas to radically transform our world. Their visions for scale resulted in a total of over $500,000 in contributions from individual and corporate donors

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Highlights from Demo Day 2018

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 Space

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Objective Zero Envisions a World With Zero Veteran Suicides

This is the seventh piece in Fast Forward’s 2018 Accelerator Series featuring the Objective Zero Foundation co-founder team: Justin Miller, Blake Bassett, Kayla Bailey, Chris Mercado, Betsey Mercado, and Amy Eastman. Sgt. Justin Miller was in Iraq, deep into his 11-year service in the Army,

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A Harvard Grad and Attorney Built the TurboTax for Bankruptcy

A Harvard Grad and Attorney Built the TurboTax for Bankruptcy

This is the fourth piece in Fast Forward’s 2018 Accelerator Series featuring Upsolve, the TurboTax for bankruptcy.   Walt Disney. Oscar Wilde. Donald Trump. What do these famous figures have in common? They all filed for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a luxury most Americans can’t afford,

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A Crash Course in The Cloud with a Google SRE

The age old adage “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” does not apply to Emmanuel Klu. In fact, Emmanuel, an amazing Google Site Reliability Engineer, is an expert at breaking things on purpose so he can figure out how to prevent those failures in

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