How to successfully invest in nonprofit innovation

“It’s time to re-think charity. It’s time to give charity the big-league freedoms we really give to business.” This is the sentiment of Dan Pallotta, one of my heroes in nonprofit technology and innovation. Dan is the founder of the Charity Defense Council and...

3 Things I Learned as a Fundraiser

Here I am (L, pink wig) at 2015 Race for Every Child to benefit Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC. I promised to wear a wig and tutu if I reached my personal fundraising goal of $2,500. Fundraising helps us live less selfishly. It evokes the human...

The Unique Nature of Nonprofit Mobile Challenges

We are proud partners with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in mobile innovation and technology development and continue to advance the In Flight mobile platform to change how fundraisers plan their day, visit partners, and track data. CMN Hospitals offers a...

How Smart is your Smartphone Strategy?

We’re in the midst of a mobile revolution.  The number of smartphones on earth is rapidly increasing due to high global demand and is expected to continue increasing to 5 billion by 2020. Benedict Evans, a16z partner, noted that smartphones are “the first tech...

5 Things We Learned From Momentum

Momentum (noun): The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity.  Velocity is speed in a specific direction.  More on that later. The PwrdBy team was lucky enough to attend the Children’s Miracle Network’s Momentum Conference...