Member Stories

Member Stories

Transforming through philanthropy

By: Damien Lane

Investor Damien Lane used to allocate his philanthropy without much care, until an event completely changed his outlook. He breaks down how his giving has transformed as a result.

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The art of impactful giving

By: Matt Hunter

Finding the right charity can be difficult. A philanthropist and entrepreneur reveals how he used principles from investing to find the most transparent and effective charities to donate to.

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What selling my business taught me about altruism

By: Matt Hunter

Want to give back to your community when your business scales? Entrepreneur Matt Hunter shares his most important lessons for smart donating after he sold his startup to Yelp.

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What I learned after 5 months of charity research

By: Sorosh Tavakoli

When Sorosh Tavakoli sold his startup, he decided to focus on finding the best charities to donate part of his proceeds to. This is what he found.

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The simple path to impact

By: Ben Medlock

Learn how Ben Medlock, technologist and founder of Swiftkey, applied his lessons from business to his philanthropy. Find out which charitable donation he found most impactful.

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I never thought I would exit

By: Alex Depledge

When British entrepreneur Alex Depledge exited her company, she had no strategy for giving back. Founders Pledge provided accountability and helped her stay true to her values with a few essential services.