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Monday, September 14 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
Nonprofit Startup Talk LIMITED

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While startup culture has traditionally existed primarily around technology companies, the last five years have seen growth in non-profits as startups. Well known cases including charity:water have been successful in raising venture capital-style funding and successful startup accelerators such as Y-Combinator are now funding non-profits. The days of ineffective non-profits raising traditional grant money and building endowments is quickly being replaced by new, innovative funding models for a new generation of non-profit. 

In this session we'll discuss case studies of new-age non-profits that are operating like startups. We will also have a conversation and Q&A centered around GOAT including their bootstrapped startup relying on non-traditional, young donors, their use of The Mountain Goat Indoor Rock Climbing gym as a main funding source, and their Youth Entrepreneur Program that provides new programs for the kids they serve while adding revenues in a sustainable model. 

Moderators
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Tabi Cooper

Greenville Goods
I love people, good food, adventure and Greenville.

Speakers
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Ryan McCrary

Director & Founder, GOAT
Ryan is the director and founder of GOAT (Great Outdoor Adventure Trips) and The Mountain Goat. GOAT is a non-profit that leads free adventure trips (climbing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, and backpacking) for over 1,200 at-risk youth each year and runs year-long adventure... Read More →


Monday September 14, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm EDT
GOAT 61 Byrdland Drive Greenville, SC 29607

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