Alex Budak

A Silicon Valley native, Alex spent the last three years building and encouraging the field of social entrepreneurship in Sweden through his position with Reach for Change, where he had the pleasure of running an incubator for leading Swedish social entrepreneurs, helping them scale their organizations and their impact.

He co-founded and now advises the crowdfunding site StartSomeGood.com, which has supported the launch of over 600 social ventures and has raised over $6 Million for social change projects. He's spoken to groups about social entrepreneurship at Universities, Businesses and even the White House and has written on social innovation for Fast Company, The Guardian and others.

Prior to StartSomeGood, he hosted a podcast for Ashoka and conducted research on the intersection of new media and politics.

He graduated with a B.A. in Geography and Political Science from UCLA and a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University.

 
 
 

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