The strategic tech nonprofit works globally in collaboration with local partners and donor-investors to launch sustainable tech-for-good social enterprises.
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The latest on what we’re thinking and doing.
What is Servant Leadership? Jim Fruchterman, Tech Matters – Skoll Foundation, May 2023
How Silicon Valley tech companies can help vulnerable communities protect and control their data to advocate for the society they want to build.
Tech Matters launches as independent nonprofit to address global challenges with digital solutions – Alliance Magazine, 13 April 2023
Tech Matters is focused on bringing the power of tech to social change leaders.
Interview with Jim Fruchterman (Tech Matters) – Solutions Insights Lab, April 2023
Our playbook is the standard Silicon Valley startup tech company playbook, but we’re focusing on maximum social impact instead of maximum money
Nonprofits Need Open Source Software – Techonomy, July 22, 2022
Software really matters. What an organization uses can be critical in meeting mission goals.
Decolonize Data – Stanford Social Innovation Review, Spring 2022
Principles regarding ownership, privacy, sharing, consent and appropriate use of data as guideposts for decolonizing data
Nonprofits Are at Risk of Cyberattacks. Here’s What You Need to Know – The Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 11, 2022
Customized software systems that many charities use are more likely to be vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Listening At Scale: An Interview with Jim Fruchterman – The Browser, December 19, 2021
The Browser’s Baiqu Gonkar interviews Jim Fruchterman about his career trajectory from the for-profit sector to the social sector
30 Years of Software for Social Good – Open Source in Business, October 20, 2021
Jim Fruchterman and Dave Neary discuss how a non-profit start-up from Silicon Valley has been using technology to empower communities for social good
Why ‘systems change’ in 2021 demands better technology – World Economic Forum, July 7, 2021
We need systems-level change to meet the SDGs as traditional approaches and solutions are too expensive or have failed.