Company Presentation by David Goldberg, Founders Pledge at the Axel Springer NOAH Conference 2017 in Berlin, Tempodrom 22-23 June 2017.
Founders Pledge is a not-for-profit through which founders and investors commit to donating a small percentage of their personal exit proceeds to social causes. As part of the community, members connect to charity mavericks and thought leaders through original online content, intimate events, and large scale annual forums, in order to explore social problems and approaches to charity. The initiative charges nothing, allows pledgers complete control in selecting the recipients of their donation, and provides global tax efficiency, research and due diligence post-exit, ensuring that every member is empowered to maximize the impact of their donation when the time comes.
The Founders Pledge community includes the people behind some of the best tech companies on the planet, like Spotify, Shazam, Delivery Hero, Farfetch, DeepMind, Avant, Commonbond, Funding Circle, Blippar, Webhelp, Zopa, Juicero, Beepi, Huddle, Vicarious, FlexEnable, Swiftkey, Blockchain, Nutmeg and Unruly. Since launching in July 2015 Founders Pledge has raised a total of $227m to charity across 800 pledges in 22 countries.