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Meet SVP Fast Pitch Finals Judge: Tony Mestres

“SVP Fast Pitch showcases dynamic people driving dramatic change in our community. It’s a thrill to be a part of [...] Read More »

Meet SVP Fast Pitch Finals Judge: Martha Choe

"I’m really excited to see the innovation and energy these smart, passionate and motivated Fast Pitchers are going [...] Read More »

SVP Fast Pitch introduces its sponsors and sponsored awards

SVP’s 2014 Fast Pitch is rapidly approaching! During the main event all eyes will be on the social innovators. [...] Read More »

Eight Fast Pitch Finalists champion innovation in education

By Steven Metcalf Innovators in education have made an impressive showing so far in this year's prestigious [...] Read More »

2014 SVP Fast Pitch Finalists

On Tuesday, October 7th at Seed IP Law Group, 28 SVP Fast Pitch semifinalists pitched in front of 20 judges. The improvement in the innovators' pitching from quarterfinals to semifinals was "drastic," said SVP Fast Pitch lead Patricia Friel.

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Meet SVP Fast Pitch Core Team Member and Ticketmaster JoAnne Baldwin!

When I moved to Seattle in March of 2014, I wanted to get involved with a vibrant organization that was making a long-term difference in the area. My sister invited me to an SVP event and I was sold--SVP was equipping non-profits not only with funds to run their programs, but providing strategic advice and wise counsel to transform and establish these organizations. ~JoAnne Baldwin Read More »

From Living Classrooms to Wonder Treats and Bees, Bees, Bees

With the first hint of Fall in the air, on September 18th SVP’s Fast Pitch Quarterfinals took place on the UW [...] Read More »

2014 SVP Fast Pitch Semifinalists

On Thursday, Sept. 18, at Paccar Hall, University of Washington, 41 Fast Pitch quarterfinalists, pitched in front of a panel of judges. This is the most competitive Fast Pitch to date and 22 instead of 20 semifinalists were selected!

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Cheeseburger! Cheeseburger! Pepsi? 2014 SVP Fast Pitch Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

On a super-warm summer day in mid-August an eager group of SVP Fast Pitch Core Team Members, Volunteers, Coaches, and Quarterfinalist Innovators gathered for the 2014 Volunteer Appreciation BBQ. Their objective: to meet and greet each other, enjoy some classic picnic fare, and above all feel appreciated. Those in attendance enjoyed truly stunning views of the Puget Sound from the terraced rose garden and were wowed by the particularly large Koi fish in the pond at the Upper Queen Anne villa of SVP Fast Pitch Volunteer and Coach Andrew Conru.

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Community Sourced Capital's Casey Dilloway's Sage Advice to 2014 Innovators

Casey Dilloway is one of four founders of Community Sourced Capital. He spends his days championing the power of community funding of local businesses. "A community is stronger when its local businesses are thriving." And Community Sourced Capital, a for-profit social purpose corporation, offers micro investors a means to support business people who may be family or neighbors and local customers; $50 at a time by way of “the blue square.”

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