Announcements

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 to foster an ecosystem of support for the expanding number of

Tech Nonprofits

career village

CareerVillage.org: Career advice students can trust

This is the first post in a weekly series covering each of Fast Forward’s nine tech nonprofits. LinkedIn gives us connections, resources, community and advice. All are at our fingertips. Those are essential parts of the career development process for anyone entering the workforce. But entrepreneur Jared Chung saw a gap in the career development

Announcements

2015 Fast Forward Cohort

Announcing Fast Forward’s 2015 cohort

We are thrilled to announce the groups that will be joining us for this summer’s accelerator. We had incredible success last year and decided to nearly double this year’s class. We had to get extra selective due to the high volume of applications. And while we couldn’t accept everyone, we’re delighted to see so many tech

Accelerator

2014 Cohort Success

Fast Forward’s Inaugural Cohort: Success!

When we launched, people waved off the idea of a nonprofit accelerator, saying that without the economic incentives an accelerator would never work.  But here we are having graduated our first cohort, we have proven that impact is a powerful incentive.   Over the summer, we connected 70 members of the tech community to 5 stellar tech

Accelerator

2014 cohort logos

Accelerator for Tech Nonprofits Fast Forward Announces Inaugural Class

Fast Forward is excited to announce the organizations participating in this summer’s accelerator program. The groups in this inaugural class leverage technology (open source software, always connected devices, inexpensive variable cost web infrastructure, APIs for most anything) to address health, education, and poverty issues in the Bay Area and around the globe: Medic Mobile: Mobile