What we’re about
Organized by Regina Walton and founded in 2006, SFTech4Good has a history as a monthly meetup in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Since 2006, SFTech4Good has gathered to explore how tech and people in tech can use their skills for social impact - and how social good organizations can more effectively use tech. Participants, attendees, and speakers come from a variety of organization types and diverse disciplinary backgrounds, including social entrepreneurs, large organizations, B corps, nonprofits, angel investors, institutional funders, company founders, computer programmers, technologists, marketers, designers, writers, media makers, and more.
Our backstory: Initially called SFNetSquared, SFTech4Good was the first of a global network of grassroots-organized communities sponsored called NetSquared by TechSoup across North America, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa, all exploring social tech tools for social impact. In 2013, SFNetsquared merged with the local 501 Tech Club which was sponsored by NTEN. We renamed the group "SFTech4Good" and had two great non-profit organizations as sponsors. Our partnerships have changed, but please check out their good work!