Transcript of "Mike Yeaton - TechSoup Asia Malaysia Launch"
TechSoup Asia Malaysia Launch December 6, 2011 Mike YeatonVice President, TechSoup Asia September 7, 2011
Who We Are• TechSoup Global (TSG) is a 23 year old Nonprofit (501c3) based in San Francisco• We are working toward a time when every social benefit organization on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge they need to operate at their full potential.• TechSoup Asia is a program of TechSoup Global in collaboration with regional and Malaysian NGOs: • Connecting Up Australia • Hong Kong Council of Social Services • Frontier Foundation of Tawian • Two new Malaysian NGO partners!• We are run by and for nonprofits 2
Where We AreTSG operates in 38 countries across the globe• Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, and USA – and now Malasyia! 3
TSG: WHAT WE DO TSG partners with a global network of technology providers to deliver product donations to NGOs •TSG has 48 technology donor partners.• Acclivity • CitySoft • Exclaimer • Mailshell • SlideRocket• Alpha Software • ClickTime • FileMaker • NOZA • Society for Nonprofit• Atlas Business Solutions • Comodo • Flickr • NPC Organizations• Azavea • Concentric • Flip Video • Palo Alto Software • Telosa• BetterWorld Telecom • DonorPerfect • FluidSurveys • ReadyTalk • VolunteerMatters• Blackbaud • DYMO • GiftWorks • Red Earth • WebGecko• Bytes of Learning • easyLearning • IKON • Redemtech • Wikispaces• Caspio • eTapestry • InterConnection • Seagate Last updated 12/12/2011 4
The Impact of Product Donations (since 2002)TSG enabled NGOs to save more TSG served more than 152,000than US$2.4 billion NGOs 5
SOLS 247 Change Outcomes for Youth in Malaysia with Help from Microsoft and TechSoup• “Along with a good character and leadership skills, computer literacy is fundamental to securing a good job and to have brighter, more holistic future” – Raj Ridvan Singh• “I understand more about how to use computers effectively now! I want to use my knowledge in schools, to teach IT!” - Peirres 6
Today we launch TechSoup Asia in MalaysiaWhat this means for nonprofits in Malaysia:• Product donations from Microsoft, Symantec and SAP with more donors to follow • Affordable access to high quality technology• Access to expanded content and new community support resources • Through techsoup.asia website and soon to come meetups• We welcome two new nonprofit members to the TechSoup Global Network: • Yayasan Salam Malaysia • SOLS 247• A huge thank you to Microsoft for sponsoring the launch of TechSoup in Malaysia! 7
To Learn More:• Visit www.techsoup.asia and register• Follow us through our newsletter, RSS, Facebook and Twitter• Presentation will be on www.slideshare.net – search for “techsoup asia” or “Mike Yeaton”• Find myself or my colleague Doug Jacquier at the conference 8
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