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Where Talent Meets Purpose.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Other
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 25
  • Website

Company Summary

Catchafire matches professionals who want to give their skills with nonprofits who desperately need them. We are the largest online provider of pro bono, connecting talented individuals with purpose-driven organizations daily on well-scoped, discrete projects. We also help companies effectively develop and scale skills-based employee volunteer programs.


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    Rachael Chong
    Founder and CEO

    Rachael Chong is the Founder and CEO of Catchafire, an innovative platform that connects nonprofits with professionals looking to volunteer their skills. Since its founding in 2009, Catchafire has become the world’s largest online skills-based volunteer platform. Rachael has been named one of Fast Company’s Most 100 Creative People in Business, received the NYC Venture Fellowship and the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award.

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    Jared Nuzzolillo
    Lead Software Engineer

    Jared Nuzzolillo, has more than 12 years of experience in web-centered software engineering and has served as a senior software engineer at startups of all shapes and sizes. One of the first engineers at Etsy, Jared built web applications that enabled people to make a living doing what they love. Later, at Parachutes, he designed and built educational software that helped people learn what they love.

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    Chris Maguire
    Product Lead

    Chris Maguire, is a seasoned entrepreneur and innovator. In 2005 he co-founded, a handmade marketplace that has since grown into a worldwide community of millions. In 2009 he co-founded Postling, a social media simplifier for small businesses used by tens of thousands of small businesses.

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    Scott Smith
    VP of Operations, Marketing Lead

    Scott Smith, began his career as a trader at Goldman Sachs before becoming a Portfolio Manager at Blue Mountain Capital, an $11bn multi-strategy hedge fund. His experience researching and investing companies has given him a wealth of knowledge he now draws from to help Catchafire optimize its operations and scale its marketing efforts.