Jan_DAlessandro
Pledge 1% Team
since ‎09-20-2021
3 weeks ago

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Has anyone worked with an impactful organization addressing the floods in SF? Wondering if there are solid potential grantees other than the Red Cross? Thank you! @members #disasterrelief
Question I’m an early-stage startup, but I want to take the equity pledge now. How do I pledge equity from day 1? Answer I always love this question — pledging equity early is one of the best ways to incorporate the idea of giving back into the found...
With increasing venture capital support and company adoption of the Pledge 1% 1-1-1 model, equity donation is becoming the new normal. Investors from top venture capital firms are joining the Pledge 1% Boardroom Allies and helping their high growth p...
Pledge 1% Member company Lookout launched the Day of Shecurity summit six years ago with 25 female engineers gathered around a table at the Lookout headquarters. The Day of Shecurity events continue to help achieve Lookout's simple goal of inspiring ...
New Pledge 1% member company, Unagi scooters, partners with forward thinking companies like Google, Salesforce, Okta and All Birds to give employees an innovative employee benefit - an eco-friendly commuting solution via a monthly subscription to an ...
About
Jan D’Alessandro is President and Founder of Blue J Strategies, a strategic advisory that helps companies launch impactful partnerships and corporate social responsibility programs. Clients include Pledge 1%, Unity Technologies, Chime Bank, Bestow, Unagi Scooters, FutureFuel.io, and Lookout. She leads the Equity Initiative for Pledge 1%, a nonprofit that empowers that inspires, educates, and empowers every entrepreneur, company, and employee to be a force for good, where she co-authored the Equity Playbook, launched the Boardroom Allies program, helping companies ignite over two billion dollars in new philanthropy. Jan has held senior positions at AOL, Yahoo, Topspin Media (acquired by Apple), The Find (acquired by Facebook) and Backplane (founded by Lady Gaga). Jan is also a Venture Partner at venture capital firms Waterman Ventures, StudioVC and Correlation Ventures, as well as Savano Capital Partners, providing interim liquidity to founders and employees at high growth private companies. She received her J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and her A.B. in English and American Literature from Brown University.
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