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Sunday, March 15 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Running A Non-Profit Like A Start-Up!

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Like for-profit organizations, nonprofits face issues of sustainability and growth. This panel will examine what can be learned and gained by nonprofits functioning like a for-profit company. And more specifically, how operating like a startup can help nonprofits overcome challenges encountered at inception and during their day-to-day operations. The panel will bring together a group of successful social entrepreneurs who have graduated from the accelerator, Y Combinator, for al discussion about starting and scaling a nonprofit guided by practices until recently associated with startups. Participants will hear about the pros and cons of adopting such practices and how doing this can foster innovation and help nonprofits reach their goals.

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avatar for Kate Courteau

Kate Courteau

Dir of Nonprofits, Y Combinator
kate courteau is the director of nonprofits at y combinator. she joined the y combinator team in 2005 as their chief actual architect and has been in charge of design and facilities ever since. she has also run her own private architectural practice since 2000. as a part of this practice... Read More →
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Paul Duan

Founder/Pres, Bayes Impact
Paul is the co-founder and President of Bayes Impact, a YCombinator-backed startup NGO that solves big social problems and modernizes governments using data science. Bayes Impact builds operational solutions that improve the lives of millions of people at a scale only possible with... Read More →
avatar for Edith Elliott

Edith Elliott

Co-Founder, CEO, Noora Health
Edith Elliott is the co-founder and CEO of Noora Health, a nonprofit that unleashes the potential of patients and their family members by training them with skills to tremendously improve clinical outcomes, provide care and save lives. Edith believes that everyone, everywhere deserves... Read More →
avatar for Ryan Seashore

Ryan Seashore

Founder/Exec Dir, CodeNow
I'm the founder of CodeNow, a non-profit focused on teaching underrepresented high school students foundational skills in computer programming through free extra curricular off campus trainings. This is essential because it lowers the barriers normally associated with programming... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
ACC Room 9ABC Austin Convention Center

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