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Meet Chario: A New Philanthropic Connector

June 29th, 2021
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Zoom - information to be emailed
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor
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Best practices
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Join Philanthropy MA to learn about Chario, an innovative startup that has built an online platform that connects people, organizations and information in the Massachusetts nonprofit world. It's like LinkedIn but for the nonprofit sector, where nonprofits and foundations can create a profile to showcase their work, find new funders, access cutting-edge information, and see how different people and organizations across the sector are connected.  

On the Chario platform, members are able to:

  • See the full scale and reach of their network.

  • Analyze how their partners, funders, board members and stakeholders are connected.

  • See where they're being impactful - and where they're not.

The Chario team will present on the company's background, provide a demo for Philanthropy MA members and colleagues, and share its plan for investment consideration in Chario's expansion across Massachusetts. There will be time for Q&A with the team at the end of the presentation.

About the team:

Shahar Brukner, CEO

Shahar knows first-hand the challenges the US nonprofit sector faces. He founded  BrainGain: Israel, a nonprofit providing scholarships to support Israeli students studying at top US universities. Shahar is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School and previously worked with Israel's Attorney-General and several youth education nonprofits.

Screen Shot 2021-05-21 at 12.13.34 PM.pngSimon Dickson, COO

Simon has a long history of working with complex new technologies and digital platforms. He's an experienced tech policy advisor and was an IP attorney at one of Australia's top law firms. Simon is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, and previously served as business development lead at Oaktree, one of Australia's largest nonprofits.

Screen Shot 2021-05-21 at 12.17.41 PM.pngTom Huberman, CTO

Tom is a seasoned CTO and developer. Most recently he was CTO of TravelSuit, a B2B business travel platform that sold in 2020. Before this, Tom was a technical lead at Gartner's Innovation Center, and he served in 4.9 in 8200, the Israeli military's renowned cybersecurity unit. Tom started his BCompSci aged 14.


Zoom details will be sent via email in advance of the presentation.

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