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Friday, June 27 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Maximizing Impact through Technology
8:00 a.m.        Registration and breakfast


Innovations in Nonprofit & Social Technology


8:30 a.m.        Keynote: How Digital Technology Can Scale Your Impact


Michael Slaby, former Chief Innovation Officer for Obama for America, will explain how nonprofit organizations, of all sizes, can embrace and utilize simple digital technologies to not only be more efficient organizations, but reduce expenses, increase revenue, and the impact their missions need to fulfill.


9:00 a.m.        DonorPath w/ Lumity, Intuit, Salesforce, and State of Illinois


DonorPath, the technology nonprofits use to raise money, not expenses, and Lumity.org have teamed up with Microsoft, Salesforce, and Intuit to create The Fundraising Readiness Project to help nonprofits get matched with a fundraising expert, sync data and create a dashboard, and get direct help raising money.


9:45 a.m.        Benevolent


Through Benevolent, nonprofits have somewhere to turn to fund individualized client needs other agencies are not able to cover. It provides a national network of donors who want to step into the story of a person-in-need striving to reach goals by making a contribution simply, transparently and securely.

10:00 a.m.      Youtopia


Add a layer of gamification to your organization with points, badges, and leaderboards for an extra level of engagement. With Youtopia, you can improve performance, boost positive behaviors, track service hours, and customize to meet other goals and metrics.


10:15 a.m.      Jail Education Solutions


More than 50% of inmates return to jail after release.  Our platform, Edovo, provides intuitive educational courses where inmates are rewarded for learning. With our unique tablet technology, we help unlock the potential of millions of incarcerated people.

10:30 a.m.        Public Good Software


Strengthening the ties between people, organizations, and communities, Public Good Software is providing an online marketplace for people to find and support organizations working on the causes they care about.

Funding & Promoting Social Ventures, Doing Good


10:45 a.m.      Presentation & Panel: Funding Social Ventures


Alan Matthew is the CEO/Managing Director of Tribal Ventures and is one of Chicago’s most active and thoughtful angel investors.  Alan will discuss, from a funder’s perspective, the strategies required to raise money to fund social ventures.  Alan will be joined by a panel of entrepreneurs who have raised a combined total of $5 million for their social ventures in the last two years.

11:45 a.m. Closing

Enter the competition here: http://bit.ly/PvblicTechweek


Brian Lauterbach

Over the last fifteen years, Brian has worked with more than 100 nonprofit organizations throughout the United States to increase their contributed revenue capacity. Leading the redesign and integration of annual fund, major gifts corporate sponsorship, membership, ticket sales, special... Read More →

Alan Matthew

Alan Matthew is the CEO/Managing Director of Tribal Ventures and is one of Chicago’s most active and thoughtful angel investors.  Alan will discuss, from a funder’s perspective, the strategies required to raise money to fund social ventures.  Alan will be joined by a panel... Read More →

Kevin Pujanauski

Kevin Pujanauski is the VP of Business Operations at Jail Education Solutions, a social enterprise dedicated to improving inmate outcomes during incarceration and after release by introducing secure tablet technology to enable self-driven education and approved entertainment content.Prior... Read More →

Dan Ratner

Serial entrepreneur, author, engineer, and life tourist. Dan has started companies in IT consulting, telecoms, and e-commerce. With his wife, Genevieve, he founded and operated Sittercity, the nation's first and largest site for matching parents and babysitters, petsitters, elder... Read More →

Simeon Schnapper

Simeon is a technologist, entrepreneur, and life long learner. His professional experience includes founding several startups in tech, green manufacturing, and non profits. Simeon has been involved in gamifed learning since Youtopia's inception. Youtopia was a funded winner of the... Read More →

Michael Slaby

Passionate and committed to helping humanity save the world, Michael Slaby is among the world’s leaders in digital and social media strategy, technology, and how together they can elevate mission-driven organizations.  Currently, he is Managing Partner of Timshel -- a new company... Read More →

Aleca Tesseris Sullivan

Aleca’s over 25 years of experience in economic development and community outreach cross the private, nonprofit and government sectors. She is thrilled to be helping Benevolent transform the way we give, using today’s technology to make giving engaging, personal and enriching... Read More →

Friday June 27, 2014 8:00am - 12:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654