Wednesday, October 30th Blockchain for Good 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PT
Join us on October 30th at Slalom for a panel on Blockchain for Good.
The panel will discuss how blockchain is being used for social change. The discussion will touch: accessibility, negative impact on social impact issues, good and bad aspects of deploying blockchain for good, and policy considerations.
There will also be time for questions.
Moderator: Daisy Ozim, Founder of Resilient Wellness and RSA Research Fellow
Thom Ivy, Commonwealth Labs, Chief of Staff at Commonwealth Labs
Xochitl Cazador, Strategy + Operations executive passionate about Social Impact and Blockchain, Celo
Our Host: Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. This event will be proudly co-sponsored by Slalom’s Technology Enablement Practice and Slalom.org in San Francisco. Slalom.org strengthens the communities in which we live and work through positive impact in meaningful ways.
You have a lot of data! How can you keep your member and client information secure? What legal rules does you nonprofit need to follow when it comes to data hosting? What tools and apps won't get your in trouble?
If you haven’t tried out Otter.ai yet head over to TechSoup right now and get it! Seriously, It will change your life forever. There are so many different ways you can use this amazing tool in your workflow. I know you’re excited already but don’t stop reading yet! The rest of this post walks through Otter at-a-glance and how you can put it to work at your nonprofit.
I’ve been reviewing the last year and did you know that together we had more than 10,000 event registrations? This remarkable achievement is because of your commitment to hosting monthly events building the digital marketing and tech capacity of grassroots nonprofits. THANK YOU!
NetSquared's fiscal year begins July 1, so every summer I look back at the previous year of the community's activity to identify trends and lessons learned. This time I'll be looking at FY19, which covers July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
NetSquared is TechSoup’s global network of volunteer-led nonprofit technology meetups. We're the answer to the question “where can I get support to use technology effectively at my nonprofit?” Event attendees build their networks and learn practical digital skills to support their programs, marketing and fundraising.
NetSquared by the Numbers
Here's all the numbers for July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
# of events: 1,154 (vs 1,119 previous year) ⬆️3%
# of RSVPs: 10,279 (vs 11,529 previous year) ⬇️️11%
# of active groups: 125 (vs 120 previous year) ⬆️14%
# of countries with active group: 41 (vs 34 previous year) ⬆️4%
# of meetup.com members: 68,154 (vs 58,212 previous year) ⬆️17%
# of new groups created: 48 (vs 30 previous year) ⬆️60%
Many of us put our groups on pause for the summer, but now's the perfect time to plan for the fall. September and October are the busiest months on Meetup, so posting a strong trio of events is the best way to grow your local community.