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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accelerating tech nonprofits

3 Lessons from 1,000 Days of Accelerating Tech Nonprofits

By: Kevin Barenblat, Co-Founder & President of Fast Forward   Three years ago I transitioned from the for-profit tech world into the uncharted waters of nonprofits and philanthropy. I had an idea to apply the well-established Silicon Valley accelerator model to nonprofits, but found myself

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funders

Fundraising Insights from the Funders Themselves

Startup founders spend countless hours crafting and refining their investor pitch, but it’s not often they get the chance to have open conversations with funders about what they look for, what they appreciate, and what their pet peeves are when evaluating organizations for potential grants.

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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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