What if funding a project for your university interest group was as simple as asking school alumni who benefited from the group while they were in school? That’s the idea behind Schoolyard, a startup that connects students and alumni through student organizations to fundraise. The idea for the project came from founder Dan Gailey’s own experience trying to raise money for a robotics competition while he was in school. “The best robots were always the ones with the most money and resources,” says Gailey. Read the full story at Mashable.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.