BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WeDidIt - a pioneering startup that delivers donor insights to help maximize fundraising efforts that is based at NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Digital Future Lab - was selected to join 43North's outstanding Class of 2016 and awarded a $500,000 prize.
The Digital Future Lab is home to prominent New York City media technology and digital early stage companies and has helped spur startup activity in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn and throughout the city. NYU Tandon's Future Labs ecosystem also houses entrepreneurial support for military veterans in DUMBO; the Urban Future Lab in Downtown Brooklyn, which supports clean technology; and the Data Future Lab in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood. "The genesis of the NYU Tandon Future Labs was to foster technology innovation and economic growth throughout New York City, providing entrepreneurs with an opportunity to beta test their young companies in one of the world's most vibrant urban centers so that they might succeed in any market," said Kurt Becker, vice dean for research, innovation and entrepreneurship. "WeDidIt's selection shows we're successfully encouraging entrepreneurs to start businesses, grow, and expand in New York City and beyond. We congratulate WeDidIt for winning this highly competitive distinction." WeDidIt helps nonprofits raise more money and reach new donors online. The software service takes the hassle out of online fundraising and makes donor research simple and powerful. WeDidIt's platform aggregates donor data so that nonprofits can automate their prospect research and launch highly targeted fundraising campaigns.