About Social Sector Incubators

Incubators have long been in existence in the business world and with the explosion of tech startups, incubators have been even more omnipresent. For those unfamiliar with the idea, incubators in this context, incubate neonate ideas, companies, and/or founders. In the social sector, the concept is still gaining traction though there are several players, both…

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Nonprofits for Women and Tech

Technology startups are constantly in the news for some superlative or the other – their sky high valuation, their exponential user growth, or their who’s who of investors. But frequently left out of the conversation are women; not only in regards to leadership roles, but also as employees, and targeted users and clients of the…

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So You’re Ready to Join a Nonprofit Board

The team at Starfish Impact is often asked to by nonprofits to help them find good Board members, and by individuals to help them find meaningful Board positions. We love being the connector and are always happy to connect our friends. (In fact, contact us here if you fall into either of those categories.) But we also are asked a lot of the same questions by younger professionals who are looking to join their first nonprofit Board. In this post, we are sharing the three questions that we always ask to start these conversations with young professionals ready to join a nonprofit Board.