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Feeding Forward

FF's online & mobile app connects those with excess food to those in need of food instantly--ending hunger & food waste faster than ever.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2013
  • Employees 15
  • Website

Company Summary

Donors post their excess food donation through FF's mobile or web app. FF's algorithm automatically matches the donation amount and food type to nearby human service organizations in need. Food Heroes (on-demand volunteers) are alerted to pick up and deliver the food. Recipient orgs then send “thank-you” messages with an attached photo of the food recipients. In just a short beat, donors see the people they impacted by ‘Feeding Forward’.


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    Komal Ahmad

    Komal graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in International Health & Development and Global Poverty & Practice. She is currently a Visiting Scholar and researcher at Cal. She founded 3 nonprofits and teaches hands-on classes that are innovative and critical in spreading awareness & access to healthy food & nutrition, while also reducing hunger & food waste. She's expanded to 36 colleges & has fed over 250K people.

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    Andrew Finch

    Andrew Finch is highly experienced software engineer, with a degree in Computer Science from
    UC Berkeley. He oversees all the software development and engineers at Feeding Forward. He has worked asa project manager at a custom software development company called Monsoon and has spent 3+ years designing user interfaces, managing teams of
    software developers, and facilitating relationships between company clients and engineers.


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    Matt Kiramayer
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    Sveta Krishna

Previous Investors

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    Jesse Brill
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    Ray Lifchez
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    UC Berkeley