For many entrepreneurs, launching a single successful startup would be enough. But for Jim McKelvey, his success involves a half dozen different startups, the best known of those being Square. But another one would be LaunchCode, a non-profit organization based in St. Louis that is building a skilled workforce by creating pathways for driven people seeking careers in technology. He is also the author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, and he is with us now.
GlobalGiving is a nonprofit that supports other nonprofits by connecting them to donors and companies. Since 2002, they have helped trusted community-led organizations across the world to access the tools, training and support they need to make our world a better place. It’s an organization that continues to evolve and improve. And here to tell us how and in what ways, it’s a pleasure to have Alix Guerrier, the chief executive officer of GlobalGiving.