Albany Business Review: Software startup raises $500,000 to track student and corporate volunteering

By Chelsea Diana, Albany Business Review CEO and Founder Gayle Farman Co-founder and lead investor Steve Gonick Passport for Good, a software startup that makes it easier for students and businesses to track community service hours, has raised more than $500,000. The company was started by Gayle Farman in 2015. Farman got the idea when[…]

7.6 Billion Reasons Why

By Steve Gonick Chief of Belief, Co-Founder and Lead Investor When you reach a certain age, it’s natural to get a little philosophical: To take a long look back at where you’ve been, and to think hard about where you’re going. I like to think that I’ve gained some wisdom and perspective through the years.[…]

Three Cheers for “Selfish” Service

“I’m happy to be a worker bee,” my friend said as we contemplated the latest plea for parent volunteers. “Just don’t ask me to organize anything!” Our daughters, now in high school, had participated in many of the same activities since kindergarten. I can’t even remember if this particular request was for Girl Scouts, or[…]