January 21, 2017—Arizona State University has chosen Affinaquest to be in the first group of cohorts in its new Educational Technology Accelerator Program. This is the first program of its kind in Higher Education.
Arizona Science and Technology Enterprises, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Arizona State Foundation, is now an equity partner in Affinaquest, LLC. This demonstrates the University’s commitment to the continued development of Affinaquest’s software as a service for Universities and Colleges.
This recognition from a technology market leader like Arizona State University demonstrates the value and uniqueness of Affinaquest’s leadership in providing state-of-the-art donor management solutions for higher education. Affinaquest is becoming the number one choice for managing advancement department fundraising and gift processing on the Salesforce CRM platform.
January 11, 2013—Dallas—Affinaquest, the powerful and versatile nonprofit donor management system built on the innovative salesforce.com platform, announced today that it has received growth capital from Social Sector Ventures. The new capital will be used to expand its product functionality and support services, as well as sales and marketing activities to meet the rapidly growing interest from the nonprofit community.
“Affinaquest is generating tremendous attention because it’s based on a data model that has been refined over the last 40 years to enable faster and cleaner data entry and reporting and it has been built on the robust, state-of-the-art salesforce.com cloud based platform. When compared to many of the legacy systems in the market today, it is clear that Affinaquest is a dynamic and fresh solution for the complex donor development and acquisition challenges faced by today’s fundraising professionals,” says company founder, Jeff Shy.
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Successful fundraising in the twenty-first century requires innovation and change which is beyond the resources and experience of even the largest nonprofit organizations (NPOs). The investment and risk required to achieve rapid and scalable communication strategies, platforms, donor management support and cloud computing are not the task or mission of even the largest nonprofits. Social Sector Ventures believes that NPOs must have outside capital that is focused on funding innovative communication resources, social networking and multichannel IT software and analytics. We provide the capital and nurture for the business models that will lead social sector NPOs to success in the twenty-first century.