Freeman White, CEO and Co-Founder, believes that social entrepreneurs are our best hope for solving the biggest problems in the world. He envisions a world where the funding of social enterprises is market-driven and democratic. After college he dove headfirst into the world of education and education reform and he was named a StartingBloc fellow in 2005. Since then he has worked as an architect and builder of cloud computing solutions to support the work of socially responsible businesses.
Spencer Taylor, Chief of Business Development and Co-Founder, passions focus on the stewardship of the natural world and the improvement of society through technology and efficiency. He believes there is no greater work than driving support to organizations that focus on fostering a healthy relationship between society and the natural world. He loves all activities outdoor. His professional passion is born out of connecting good companies and initiatives with good people to drive change. After college he worked with a multitude of companies to help them package their message and value proposition effectively to attract customers and drive business. His passion for Launcht feeds both his personal and professional desires to give social entrepreneurs new ways to access capital and turn brilliant ideas into successful companies.
Terence O’Brien, Principal Developer, makes everything about our white label offerings work.
Georgia Wright-Simmons, Senior Business Development Associate, recently graduated from Middlebury College and hopes to increase awareness about crowdfunding and its ability to inspire positive social change by empowering individuals to come together to support big initiatives. She hopes that she can help Launcht continue to encourage people to create projects that inspire others to get involved so that we can all have a greater impact and daily find ways to improve our world.
Yen Le, Guest Blogger and former Communications Associate, recently graduated from Middlebury College and is a strong advocate of social entrepreneurship. She believes that investing in human capital, social enenterprises, and breakthrough ideas will help solve many societal problems. In the past year she worked with students and faculty to open and promote the Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship. At Launcht, she hopes to share her passion and help social entrepreneurs turn ideas into realities.
We would also like to thank:
- David White
- Joanna Opot
- Serena Taylor
- Matt Boynes
- Shamik Chaudhuri
- Kyle Shannon
- Michael Campbell
- Anna Zauner
- Any place with free Wi-Fi, especially the ACE Hotel, Columbia University, Soy Cafe, Maglianero, August First, The Buckingham Deli, Diesel Cafe
- The Cambridge Innovation Center