Atlassian, Mike Cannon-Brookes, Scott Farquhar
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The Atlassian Foundation is helping startup founders ramp up their philanthropic efforts with equity pledges

- June 16, 2021 3 MIN READ

Startup founders who want to do more to change the world through philanthropy now have an easier way to achieve it as part of the global Pledge 1% movement. The Atlassian Foundation has partnered with PwC Australia, Herbert Smith Freehills, and Australian Philanthropic Services to create a Deed of Equity Gift. The Deed gives startup… Read more »

Amy Lesnick, Pledge 1%
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The world’s biggest VC firms are backing Pledge 1% to help startups donate $6.5 billion to charity

- June 9, 2021 3 MIN READ

Philanthropic movement Pledge 1% has partnered with the world’s leading venture capital firms with a goal of donating A$6.5 billion (US$5bn) in new charity funding over the next five years. The new program, Boardroom Allies, will see a group of leading US and global VCs, including Australia’s Blackbird Ventures, commit to helping portfolio companies set… Read more »

Story Factory reading to children
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The Envato Foundation adds $500,000 more in support to charities for children’s education

- May 28, 2021 2 MIN READ

The Envato Foundation has ramped up its charity work adding two new organisations to its ongoing support program. The Foundation is the charitable arm of creative marketplace Envato, which donates 1% of the company’s annual pre-tax profits to fund its work.  Its new partners have a children’s education focus: online tutoring and education services support… Read more »