Eric Shih is the founder of Spendrise, an online platform for creating positive change at all the places you spend money. Previously, Eric was the chief strategy officer at Groundswell, a nonprofit social enterprise utilizing community purchasing power to expand equity and access in the clean energy economy, and he has also been a community organizer in the Bay Area improving environmental health and working conditions for low-income immigrant families. Eric received his B.A. from Stanford University and his M.A. from the University of Michigan; he currently sits on the board of the Chinese Progressive Association in San Francisco and resides in Washington, DC.
Venture: Spendrise empowers you to create positive change at all the places you spend money. Spendrise aims to help businesses you love become even better for the world. By reimagining online petitions as an all-or-nothing crowdfunding engine, Spendrise enables scalable, intuitive campaigns that leverage actual dollars at corporate, civic, and educational institutions.