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May 21, 2018

Eight Ways to Keep Foster Parent Candidates Interested

We have a nationwide shortage of foster families and everyone is interested in increasing this number. At Binti, we work with more than 40 agencies across the country, who serve over 40,000 children in care. In the past year alone, we’ve helped our agencies process more than 10,000 inquiries from families interested in fostering children.
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April 12, 2018

Female Founders Join Forces with Female VCs to offer Female Founder Office Hours

Today, I’m thrilled to announce that 120+ female founders who’ve raised over $4 billion in capital are joining forces with the 30+ women VCs of All Raise, to offer office hours to female founders. The goal is to help more women raise money and start successful companies. As background, All Raise launched recently
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February 26, 2018

Three Strategies That Helped San Francisco Increase Foster Home Applications by 300 Percent

Efforts like Continuum of Care Reform in California are part of the statewide goal to place more foster youth in family settings. However, many county child welfare agencies are struggling to meet these goals due to a shortage of available resource families, a group that includes both foster parents and kinship caregivers. San Francisco
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November 14, 2017

Startup in Residence Program Expands to 12 Jurisdictions Nationwide

Startup in Residence (STiR), a program created in San Francisco in 2014 to make it easier for tech entrepreneurs to work with government, is expanding to 12 jurisdictions across the country, the largest of which are Washington, D.C., and Houston. RELATED San Francisco’s Startup in Residence Program Seeks to Expand Across North America
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May 26, 2017

5 Ways Anyone Can Get Involved to Help Foster Kids

It’s National Foster Care month in May and I wanted to highlight some ways anyone can get involved, no matter what your life situation is. There are about 400,000 foster children in the US. Less than 5% of children will go into foster care and yet California estimates that 25% of their prison
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