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Agora Fund

Agora makes it easy for smart social investors to find and fund high impact charities. We're like Wealthfront in investing or Orbitz in travel, but we do good.

Details

Founded: 2014
Employees: 6
Quick Pitch:

Overview

Agora is a tech platform for smarter giving. We want to be an agent of change in the ongoing revolution in philanthropy. We reduce the $30Bn/yr friction in charitable giving by making it easy to support the highest impact nonprofits. With Agora, donors can do more with their charitable capital. Log on in minutes, explore charities and causes, donate, track your impact and change the world. See how it works: http://vimeo.com/111770842

Management

Angela Campbell - CEO

Angela Campbell

Angela has advised major donors on their giving strategies, supported nonprofits, and conducted nonprofit impact evaluations for nearly ten years. Angela has worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, PepsiCo and the Monitor Group. She holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

CTO

Raymond Arnold

Raymond is a front end developer with experience in HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Python for web and mobile. He is also active in the philanthropic world, having designed the technology behind THINK (The High Impact Network for effective philanthropy), and co-leads the New York Effective Altruism movement. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) from Full Sail University.

Chief Product

Peter Olivier

Peter is a design-oriented digital product manager who brings a decade of experience working with startups and social enterprises. He’s the founder of Alpha Prototypes and has worked within nonprofits around the world, including 5 years at Endeavor. He holds a BA from Tufts

Marketing / Strategy

Gloria Coleman

Gloria has experience advising management teams of public and private corporations, nonprofits, and government agencies on a variety of strategic issues. Gloria holds a BS in Business Management from Babson College, a MIA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a MPA from The London School of Economics.

Head of Research

Helen Wu

Helen has experience advising management teams of billion dollar corporations on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, monitoring private equity investments, and other strategic matters. Her industry expertise ranges from media to healthcare to consumer products. Helen has worked at Morgan Stanley and H.I.G. Capital and holds a BS in Finance and Statistics from New York University.

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