Civic Tech Spotlight: State Matters

Have you always wanted to understand governmental systems better? Your opportunity to stop wishing and start learning has arrived. Meet the team that wants to help make civic engagement and being informed fun and part of your everyday life. State Matters is a non-profit founded in an effort to create engaging digital content that: explains the most impactful, … Continue reading Civic Tech Spotlight: State Matters

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New Study Shows Women and Minorities Dominate Tech For Good

According to a new study by Fast Forward, "Most traditional tech company founders are white and male, while comparatively far more women and minorities go the social good route." As reported by Fast Company: 47% of all tech nonprofit founders are women Minorities make up 30% of all tech nonprofit founders Co-author of the report, … Continue reading New Study Shows Women and Minorities Dominate Tech For Good

Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment

A new startup is not only making community development cool, but profitable. Cooperative Capital is making it possible for anyone in Michigan that makes a $1,000 minimum investment to vote on a monthly investment in Detroit. According to a recent Fast Company article, the new community-based fund will launch later this year. "The fund will allow a group … Continue reading Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment