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Total loan: $5,000


Hartford, CT, United States / Services

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A loan helped pay legal fees to become a Benefit Corporation in CT, expand and strengthen my brand with new marketing materials, and purchase software that will keep me ahead of my competitors.

Christopher's story

I grew up in an entrepreneurial family and learned at a young age to see problems as opportunities. For most of my life, I put that start-up energy into becoming a professional musician. This evolved from a few college gigs into performances at United Nations Headquarters and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, among others. Despite many years of increasing success with music, my true passion was always in helping the community. In college, I was a co-founder in what became a large community service club that continues to grow, and the experience introduced me to the world of nonprofits and leadership. Five years after graduating college, my love for charity has transformed into a growing business that builds powerful, affordable data tools for nonprofits. Thanks to the guidance of many individuals, my work with nonprofits has garnered a US State Department Fellowship and a Community Partner Engagement Award. Over the past three years I have seen the way that data enhances the good work that charities do, but most can’t afford the technology and staff they need. Therefore, I have committed to putting innovative technology in the hands of organizations who are fighting on the front lines of the war on poverty.