New York, NY
Matt Bishop is Founder & CEO of iGiveMore, a fundraising platform for charities that leverages analytics and gameification to increase the campaign's virality. He has a decade of experience working in nonprofit fundraising and finance.
Matt has been published in Forbes, "The Future of Giving: Warren Buffett & Connected Philanthropy": http://bit.ly/IGMForbes. Self taught in Ruby on Rails, HTML and CSS, Matt has participated in hackathons where his app received mentions in Forbes and the Huffington Post.
Matt has extensive experience speaking about crowdfunding and social media at numerous conferences and panels. At South by Southwest in March 2014 he presented “Viral Crowdfunding: Story, Team & Gamification.” He organized and participated in a panel for Social Media Week in February 2014 titled, "The Future of Giving: Storytelling, Big Data, Crowdfunding, and Finding New Donors." Previous speaking engagements include International Youth Assembly at the United Nations, New York University, Columbia University and Cooper Union.
Prior to founding iGiveMore, Matt managed finances and expenses for nearly $100 million in social service programs at Volunteers of America Greater New York. Since 2010, Matt has represented young adults 18-34 on the New York State Advisory Council on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
He graduated with a Master's in Public Administration from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College.