“Starting a company is like eating glass and staring into the abyss.”
Here at The Cannon, that Elon Musk quote is one of our favorites. We’re in the business of supporting those brave souls who believe in something so passionately, they’re willing to take that plunge. The blood, sweat, and desktop dinners that come with founding and running a startup cannot be overstated. That’s why we find it so impressive when people start something that gives back to somebody else.
Founding an entirely or partially philanthropic organization combines all the rigors of a startup with the trials of running a non profit. If you’re looking to support startups and give charitably, here are five fantastic groups giving back.