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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2017 accelerator applicant

A Peek Inside Our 2017 Accelerator Applicant Pool

Application season is a flurry of excitement here at Fast Forward world headquarters. While we are familiar with almost all the world’s tech nonprofits, we still get plenty of surprises in our applicant pool each year. Whether it’s an entrepreneur who has made huge gains in 12 months,

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fundraising

Fundraising Tips Every Tech Nonprofit Needs to Read

It’s a misconception that fundraising is just a means to an end, because great partnerships aren’t just about the money. Valuable partnerships embody symbiosis between grantor and grantee. They should be as big of a win for the foundation or corporation as they are for the nonprofit on the receiving

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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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human rights

Tech is Unlocking Human Rights

This past week our Executive Director, Shannon, hopped over the pond to Norway for the annual Oslo Freedom Forum, a gathering of activists, entrepreneurs and global leaders for thought provoking discussions around advancing human rights. Here at Fast Forward, we’re always interested in how we

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Tech for Good

Tech for good: form your own social impact program

We at Fast Forward want to help burgeoning tech for good leaders. We believe that by guiding tech for good programs, we can help them maximize impact and promote the ecosystem of using technology for social good. We have recently interviewed people at companies from

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