Brooke Battle is the Founder/CEO of Swell Fundraising, a technology solution that helps nonprofits increase the impact of their fundraising events and expand their mission as a result. Launched in 2012, the company won Alabama’s statewide startup competition in 2014 and has supported over 125 fundraising campaigns across the country. Last year, the company generated an additional $2 million in gifts from over 2,000 new donors for nonprofit clients. She has served the nonprofit community for 20 years with board leadership for the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham, Alabama School of Fine Arts Foundation, Oasis Counseling Center, GirlSpring, Birmingham-Southern College and Railroad Park. Brooke is a panelist on the “Venture Capitalism as a Vehicle for Successful Women Entrepreneurs” session.