Rose Broome

Cofounder & CEO
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HandUp

Rose is the co-founder and CEO of HandUp, a crowdfunding website for homeless people and neighbors in need. 100% of donations on HandUp.us go towards basics like food, medical care, and housing through partnering social service organizations. In 2014, HandUp was named the Most Innovative Startup of the day by Fast Company and won the 1776 Global Challenge Cup Competition; Rose and her co-founder Zac Witte were also named in the Top People in Tech by Business Insider. Previously, Rose served as COO at SuperBetter Labs and as a Data Manager for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. She studied Campaign Management at Santa Clara University and Psychological Research at San Francisco State University. Rose lives in San Francisco and is a core organizer of Science Hack Day and Tech for Good SF.

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