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How Susan Koehler and Footprint are Changing the World

Vulcan Inc. Continues its Support of Tech for Good Through X4Impact Founding Sponsorship

X4Impact featured in State of AI for Nonprofit Sector Report

X4Impact, a Market Intelligence Platform for Social Innovation, Announced U.S. Launch during the 2020 UN General Assembly

How Tech Companies Can Thrive in a $2T+ Sector They Aren’t Reaching Now

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 > “Our foundation was birthed from the good fortune and great vision of tech entrepreneurs. This past year has taught us all a lot about system change, and it is time that we create the infrastructure and resources to support making the kinds of solutions technology enables available to address our most complex social problems, the Hewlett Foundation is proud to join X4Impact as a Founding Partner to help make these matches.” Larry Kramer, President – Hewlett Foundation The Hewlett Foundation – Apr 2021 X4Impact is the Digital Transformation of Giving Tech Labs. As per our learning from incubating 7 successful tech startups that address complex social issues. Our incubations serve over 78,500 monthly users, and in the journey, we created 18 patents, applied research papers, or new legislations. The needs of the social sector are more pressing than ever as we enter a recovery phase post-COVID-19. Over one million nonprofits in the U.S. are addressing our social challenges. They report an annual income of $2.8 Trillion and a yearly software budget of over $35 Billion . Yet, less than 20% of nonprofits fully leverage AI, data sciences, cloud, and mobile technologies to deliver on their mission, optimize operations and augment their impact. * There is a lack of access to data-intelligence to understand the social sector holistically and across issue areas. The relevant content is too sparse on the general web and drowned out by noise. Quality content exists, but it is fragmented among different portals that, in many cases, require subscriptions or transactional fees to offer a niche view of the complete picture. * The nonprofit sector seeks channels for efficiencies in the go-to-market, tech development, policy, and other ecosystem operations that other industries have successfully created. Our answer is X4Impact, a market intelligence platform for social innovation. We were created by Giving Tech Labs, in partnership with The Hewlett Foundation, Microsoft,Vulcan, and other leading organizations. We want to empower tens of thousands of Entrepreneurs, Impact Investors, Philanthropists, and Tech Solution Providers, to create Technology for the Public Interest and do well while doing good. X4Impact does not charge for access to the data in our market intelligence platform. We believe that equitable access unleashes diverse and fresh views to address our most pressing social challenges. X4Impact aggregates data from academia, researchers, entrepreneurs, private sector, investors, government, and nonprofits to represent the total market and it’s potential. X4impact fosters collaboration between NPOs, Solution Providers, Academia, Social Innovators, Governments, Impact Investors, and Philanthropists. X4Impact provides visibility to tech solutions, ideas, and pressing challenges. It provides a gateway to support growing the field of Tech for the Public Interest - Tech4PI for maximum positive impact in society. Our advisory council represents nonprofits, private foundations, private equity, venture capital, academia, social entrepreneurs, government, and technology leaders. Providing valuable advice on defining Technology for the Public Interest –Tech4PI principles, security standards, ethical use of AI, equitable access and more. Erik Arnold Global CTO Microsoft Tech for Social Impact * Linkedin Sara Boyd CEO VidaNyx * Linkedin Steven Maheshwary Tech Sector Economic Development WA State * Twitter Alex Gounares CEO Polyverse * Linkedin Bill Hilf CEO Vulcan * Twitter * Linkedin Tanya Hannah CIO King County, WA * Linkedin Larry Kramer President Hewlett Foundation * Twitter * Linkedin Shelly Kurtz Co-Founder Giving Tech Labs * Linkedin Jeff Raikes Co-Founder Raikes Foundation * Twitter * Linkedin Tricia Raikes Co-Founder Raikes Foundation * Twitter * Linkedin Heather Savory Chair / NED UK Parliament's Information Authority * Linkedin Jackie Schaffer Founder and CEO ClearBrief * Linkedin Justin Spelhaug VP and Global Head Microsoft Tech for Social Impact * Twitter * Linkedin Kentaro Toyama Ph.D. W K Kellog Professor University of Michigan * Twitter * Linkedin SUBSCRIBE w Susan Koehler is the Chief Marketing Officer at Footprint featured on X4Impact, the hub for social impact innovation. Footprint, a material science engineering company, exists to create a healthier planet with it’s plant-based solutions that replace single use plastics…. Medium – Feb 2021  Vulcan Inc. announced its support of X4Impact, joining Microsoft and Giving Tech Labs as founding partners and we plan to be instrumental in helping to advance technology for the public interest and informing their plans for global expansion of the platform… Vulcan – Dec 2020  Understand how the nonprofit world is incorporating AI into its operations to benefit underserved individuals and communities… PwrdBy – Nov 2020  X4Impact launches during the 2020 UN General Assembly to support innovation and collaboration between U.S. nonprofits and social sector organizations in the wake of COVID-19 with free access for all, thanks to Microsoft and other partners… NextBillion – Sep 2020 w Technology for the Public Interest, Tech4PI, has gathered steam with tech companies big and small and something special happened.X4impact was born, a market intelligence platform for social innovation… WTIA – Sep 2020  Building on Microsoft’s long-standing efforts to ensure technology fulfills its promise to address the world’s biggest challenges, Microsoft joined efforts withGiving Tech Labsto unleash the power of public interest technology… Microsoft – May 2020

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