Maddy Chung

Meet our Content and Communications Associate: Maddy Chung

Fast Forward welcomes our new Content and Communications Associate: Maddy Chung. “I’m fascinated by the intersection of social impact and technology,” I wrote in my LinkedIn bio the summer after graduating college. At least I I thought I was–I knew about a few tech nonprofits,

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Eli Etzioni

Meet our Strategic Partnerships Associate: Eli Etzioni

Fast Forward welcomes our new Strategic Partnerships Associate: Eli Etzioni. Claremont McKenna College didn’t offer a major in social impact studies, so I did my best to create one. For my senior thesis, I interviewed social entrepreneurs working on everything from a micro-volunteering platform to

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startup lessons

7 Startup Lessons Learned from Quill’s Founder

Behind every startup success story is a huge heap of failures. (Yep, it’s true.) Few know that better than Fast Forward alumni Peter Gault, founder of Quill, the free, online writing tool for students. When Peter started the Fast Forward Accelerator, Quill had served 10,000 students.

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resources for nonprofits

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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nonprofit fundraising

Navigating Nonprofit Fundraising – Advice from Experts

Can you guess what tech nonprofit entrepreneurs ask us about the MOST every single year? That’s right, nonprofit fundraising. Despite the fact that all startups – for-profit, nonprofit, and unintentionally nonprofit – must fundraise (sometimes forever) there’s still something about raising philanthropic dollars that sounds

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