If you’ve ever been frustrated by the lack of community involvement from the corporate sector, running a chapter of Startups Give Back is an opportunity for you to change the game.
Does it cost money to operate a chapter of Startups Give Back?
There’s no monetary cost to operate a chapter. The only cost a Chapter Leader would potentially incur would be traveling to and from an event venue.
Can I make money from running a chapter?
No. Events organized by Chapter Leaders are free for all participants. People who become Chapter Leaders don’t do it to make money. They do it because it’s an opportunity to make a difference in their community, encourage local companies to give back, and network.
What does it take to run a chapter of Startups Give Back?
If you believe companies should be giving back to their communities, enjoy bringing people together, and have an interest in the startup ecosystem, you have the foundational characteristics of an effective Startups Give Back Chapter Leader.
Running a chapter of Startups Give Back is a lot like building anything — a nonprofit, online community, or tech startup. While it’s a volunteer role, your chapter will only be as good as the effort you put in.
If you can plan an event, you can be a Chapter Leader.
How long does the process take to become a Chapter Leader?
The process for vetting chapter leader applicants typically takes between 1-2 weeks. The process includes reviewing the application, an introductory call, and signing a chapter license.
Can I create a team?
Yes, you’re welcome to create a team. However, there will need to be one point person who is the chapter lead.