|University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business, BBA|
Tom Serres is CEO and co-founder of Rally.org, the largest online fundraising platform for what matters. He is one of country’s leading thinkers on social giving, the cause economy, and digital fundraising.
Recently named one of America’s Most Promising CEO’s under 35 by Forbes Magazine, Tom has helped millions of supporters connect with nonprofits, advocacy groups, political campaigns, and individual causes to raise awareness and money online.
In June 2012, Tom made history by raising Rally.org’s $7.9 million Series A venture capital round – the largest ever – entirely online via AngelList. As one leading tech publication put it, Rally.org’s founder decided “to put his desired-money where his mouth was and raise the cash online.”
Tom’s been recognized by Campaigns and Elections Magazine with their Innovator Award in 2012 and as a Rising Political Star by the Magazine. He has discussed online fundraising and entrepreneurship on CNN, ABC News, CNBC, and Fox News.
Forbes Magazine also named Rally.org one of America’s Most Promising Companies of 2013. Rally.org. Rally.org is backed by some of the first investors in Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and PayPal.