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Investing in entrepreneurs and activists wrestling with the biggest challenges facing our democracy.

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I've seen too many companies and organizations unwittingly run out of cash, even as they were doing great work.… https://t.co/XAMzoKFvHX
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11/14
2019
7. Account for cyclicality and for difficulty in collections. Politics is an incredibly cyclical business. Your rev… https://t.co/S6OI1Ypyt06. Utilize lightweight scenario planning. When you create a budget, create three. The one you think will come to pa… https://t.co/xDsB4mb4ki5. Compare budgets and forecasts to actuals every month. Update your forecasts as you learn more, but be careful no… https://t.co/8ZNPU8k0gE4. Understand and differentiate between different types of revenue. You have to understand your various revenue str… https://t.co/U2otQTLe3Q3. Grow headcount slowly and cautiously. Expenses are easy to cut, salaries are harder.2. Put spending controls in place from the beginning. Everyone at your company should be operating off of a pre-approved budget.1. Bring on experienced financial leadership early. In a startup there are lots of roles for which you can hire som… https://t.co/Fk2E7gkmePIf you're working to get an org or company off the ground, trying not to run out of money is one of the hardest thi… https://t.co/flqvjz8BGU
11/13
2019
Awesome job alert 🔥👇 https://t.co/dzQLKHdTUe
Retweeted by New Media VenturesIf you're passionate about progressive innovation and impact, consider applying to be NMV's next president. This is… https://t.co/stSEkhZCEf
11/12
2019
We can't shift the structures of power without investing in democracy. Check out @Leahgreenb and @ezralevin's op-… https://t.co/jLh2grvZojSilicon Valley has a diversity issue & the @AfroTech conference draws the biggest names in tech to help fix it. Co… https://t.co/hjwR08SAKl
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11/8
2019
We think a lot about how to hold tech platforms accountable (check out this post by @Juliepouic:… https://t.co/amXYugFzeO
11/7
2019
A new white paper from @newmediaventure helps demystify the political sales process for the next wave of progressiv… https://t.co/8OUV2wwGUf
Retweeted by New Media VenturesThank you @newmediaventure ! Your early support was catalytic for @Sister_District and we’re proud to be part of yo… https://t.co/WeQGy2RV97
Retweeted by New Media Ventures.@LetsMobilizeUS connects campaigns with volunteers across the country. https://t.co/kTrajc2gP6.@BallotReady helps democracy work the way it should by informing voters on their entire ballot. https://t.co/njSV0KJ4ri.@SpreadTheVoteUS helps ensure that people have what they need to vote. https://t.co/e3nP6i5n7R.@OutreachCircle leverages friend-to-friend canvassing to create a nationwide network of local civic influencers. https://t.co/utibbFYOJF.@votedotorg uses technology to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American demo… https://t.co/ytUBMcA3wO.@runforsomething recruits and supports young diverse progressives to run for down-ballot races in order to build a… https://t.co/ZaBX7tMU0B.@swingleft helps people find the most impactful things they can do to help Democrats win the most important electi… https://t.co/mS4AS7fR2c.@Sister_District works to turn states blue by winning state legislative elections. https://t.co/6VC6BYqr20Last night was a big moment in VA, KY, and beyond. And it took coordinated, complementary efforts to move our democ… https://t.co/6dNkg0Y9PN
11/6
2019
We're proud to have been early funders of @IndivisibleTeam. They've done critical work to defend our democracy, and… https://t.co/o9SyHOupvm#ICYMI: the amazing @laurawp and @KaylaFullenwider laid out best practices for supporting #civictech #entrepreneurshttps://t.co/q9HbtkKq8v
11/5
2019
NMV is committed to democratizing access to capital and supporting a diverse community of entrepreneurs on the fron… https://t.co/aC1Ck7Qy6x
11/4
2019
Narrative change leads to social change. To see how branding and storytelling can strengthen movements and lead t… https://t.co/NRrnEShh9rAll political tech founders should read this piece by @laurawp! We (@LetsMobilizeUS) are proud to be part of the… https://t.co/RyKTfCwFnp
Retweeted by New Media VenturesStudents and young people are leading the way on #climate, #abortionrights and so many other vitally important issu… https://t.co/5K49B2jtro
11/1
2019
"If you have power at your workplace, you're going to feel uncomfortable with that power being challenged." Great t… https://t.co/HsF1kJBPuGNMV is committed to shifting capital and power to benefit more people. If you are, considering applying to be NMV's… https://t.co/cvL8Y7qvJGIn @vox, @peterpomeranzev says that #fakenews is designed to confuse, not convince. That's why it's more important… https://t.co/symqxlOLD3In our latest whitepaper by @laurawp, we aim to demystify the political sales process for the next wave of organiza… https://t.co/lNYuh93YFCProgressive political tools like @LetsMobilizeUS, @Hustle, and @Swayable are among the leading tools powering our m… https://t.co/MyL1nF0yiP
10/31
2019
Political echo chambers are common on #socialmedia, and are further exacerbated by algorithms that encourage users… https://t.co/jZm2hHGQI4Race, racism, and white supremacy have a huge influence on politics. If you're looking for analysis that doesn't sh… https://t.co/SbA3ftuatd
10/30
2019
Mark your calendars for Nov. 12! 🗓️ That's when #SCOTUS is hearing the #DACA case. @UNITEDWEDREAM is going to rem… https://t.co/dVhQMFVpNPGerrymandering, voter suppression, money in politics – all steps the US has taken away from the idea of a pure demo… https://t.co/fOffUSsdhB
10/29
2019
Early-stage software companies with a product in-market and at least one paying customer, consider applying! Deadli… https://t.co/Q2YMa0wwK8NMV is a pioneer in progressive media and innovation, and we're looking for our next leader. Check out the job desc… https://t.co/Los3SZzStp
10/28
2019
Staff & contractors at @Google are standing up for their right to #organize, which is increasingly difficult as com… https://t.co/rHsi7W7Z3DJacinta Gonzalez of @ConMijente outlines how #tech companies are partnering with ICE to track and criminalize undoc… https://t.co/USUe7JVFN9"Funders with a broad view of innovation in the space are well positioned to impact not just their own portfolio bu… https://t.co/6PDayfLjHt
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10/25
2019
Great article from the @guardiantech on how #automation is affecting welfare while vulnerable groups are at risk of… https://t.co/o92pQjPQqyWhat has @newmediaventure learned from investing to tackle some of the toughest challenges facing our democracy? S… https://t.co/QbtrmPqQb1
Retweeted by New Media VenturesGood to see the great people at @newmediaventure coming up with different ways to support and grow our civic entrep… https://t.co/t6kBXVV70i
Retweeted by New Media VenturesEnjoyed meeting @christiegeorge of @newmediaventure @SOCAPmarkets during “Smart Investments in Media for Social Imp… https://t.co/o1G5CbvmdC
Retweeted by New Media VenturesOur next president will serve as a leading strategic thinker at the intersection of progressive politics, media, an… https://t.co/IFXHgTVikC.@luminategroup is looking for consultants to inform how investors might better diligence and support companies to… https://t.co/uy4iHTgRmmLove this call from @CHayling at @thelibrafound to fund people on the frontlines of change "knowing that building a… https://t.co/axV3mVbaIf“The Donor Advised Fund (DAF) model allows us to pool capital, bringing together individuals and institutions, alig… https://t.co/TyAeuyE9D7
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10/24
2019
While #technology has faced valid backlash on many fronts in recent years, it has also given us incredible tools to… https://t.co/K70FjzlCAW.@jaxsun is moderating a #SOCAP19 panel this week with political tech startups & investors, including… https://t.co/myL9z9ptkv
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10/23
2019
"The Media is Dead. Long Live Media!: Smart Investments in Media for Social Impact." Wednesday 10/23 at 1:30PM.… https://t.co/k0tHZhNpGs
Retweeted by New Media VenturesInterested in leading a mission-driven fund and angel network that invests in entrepreneurs and activists wrestling… https://t.co/qYaWhs4HtB
10/22
2019
“...a dysfunctional information ecosystem has emerged, characterized by polarization, addiction and conspiracy theo… https://t.co/u4Vb61QBrh
10/21
2019
NMV is committed to democratizing access to capital and supporting a diverse community of entrepreneurs and activis… https://t.co/y1JuZ0XiHY
10/18
2019
Keep reading the rest of @laurawp and @KylaFullenwider‘s tips here: (5/5) https://t.co/sSiBqtNGmN3️⃣ Access to Capital: Early stage capital is hard to come by, especially for minority- and women-owned #startups.… https://t.co/YnQHDxfD6c2️⃣ Network Development: #Funders have wide networks. Share your networks with #entrepreneurs to help their busines… https://t.co/L9CeHFFDe81️⃣ #LeadershipDevelopment: Help #civictech organizations develop their senior team to build resilience. Forget t… https://t.co/y11DkmQGj1#Entrepreneurs and #activists are key changemakers in our fight for a healthy #democracy. So how can we support the… https://t.co/1MqkFu3mu3
10/17
2019
We started #NMV right around the same time the @theGIIN started having annual forums on #impactinvesting. We’ve lov… https://t.co/Bwineds9Zi
10/16
2019
🚨🔊Give Julie's excellent conversation with @LindsaySmalling a listen and come see @Juliepouic @shomikduttahttps://t.co/2xiy00ALPd
Retweeted by New Media Ventures5 million people watched a video with blatant lies because Facebook refused to act. The #2020 election is ramping u… https://t.co/uMWkLlxYUTNMV sits at the intersection of media, investment, technology, politics, and organizing. If you're interested in on… https://t.co/E12CgWmuLC
10/15
2019
NMV has a strong track record of innovation and impact, and right now we're looking for someone to help us build on… https://t.co/yOqWWi7pdD
10/10
2019
#Deepfakes have the potential to impact the #2020election. While technology is one way to combat their influence, u… https://t.co/rECdruvRkY
10/9
2019
The incredible investment group @newmediaventure is hiring its next president! If you're an experienced leader comm… https://t.co/P9p9TLQu4m
Retweeted by New Media VenturesGo @ch3ryl go! This piece is full of great advice, especially point #2, Find the Right Investors: "Focus on finding… https://t.co/2yMHEHE6FPAn amazing milestone from @upsolvebk, and this vision from @RPavuluri is why we're proud to be funding this critica… https://t.co/SNwNdWrao6
10/8
2019
Do you have the imagination and drive to lead NMV into its next chapter? Apply to be our new president! https://t.co/xD0l0OhIcP
10/4
2019
Should “a private company in effect become a self-appointed referee for everything that politicians say?” Catch-22… https://t.co/gMvcwGf5vC
10/3
2019
I love the work of .@newmediaventure and have been so proud of its amazing work under @christiegeorge's leadership.… https://t.co/sxON44Kkne
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10/2
2019
📣 ICYMI: NMV's @Juliepouic spoke to @lisarab about the rise of VC interest in political start-ups, sharing how the… https://t.co/YR9p6aADE5We take a look at startups and investors looking to disrupt our political processes #Election2020 #startups #VC https://t.co/f3IVxY5Nsf
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10/1
2019
Ready to deploy high-impact strategy, vision, and mission in a dynamic political and technological environment? Ap… https://t.co/3qVHVLQDHS
9/30
2019
@newmediaventure is hiring its next president in CA, USA! If you're an experienced leader committed to… https://t.co/wcLDlpJUnl
Retweeted by New Media VenturesThe amazing @Juliepouic is on the latest Money + Meaning podcast, making all of us at @newmediaventure proud! If po… https://t.co/Nmb22YNYDK
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9/27
2019
Because we are facing deep systemic issues that are all interconnected, NMV's structure is flexible & designed for… https://t.co/92QfGmRLh9
Retweeted by New Media VenturesIf you're an experienced leader committed to social change, we have an opportunity for you! NMV sits at the interse… https://t.co/pZpzcw86re
9/26
2019
With a president whose been known to tweet as many as 52X a weekend, convincing voters of the growing link between… https://t.co/RPuHWdbj5K
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9/25
2019
It's the last week to apply for the Voqal Fellowship. Don't miss the chance to make your big idea a reality. Apply… https://t.co/V1HL5iitF2
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9/24
2019

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