What if funding a project for your university interest group was as simple as asking school alumni who benefited from the group while they were in school? That’s the idea behind Schoolyard, a startup that connects students and alumni through student organizations to fundraise. The idea for the project came from founder Dan Gailey’s own experience trying to raise money for a robotics competition while he was in school. “The best robots were always the ones with the most money and resources,” says Gailey. Read the full story at Mashable.
Schoolyard Helps Student Groups Crowdfund Donations From Alumni
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).