Welcome to Heart of Technology

Heart of Technology (HOT) is a philanthropic organization based in San Jose, California. Serving the South Bay and surrounding areas of the San Francisco Bay Area, our mission is to unite the high tech industry to aid charities in their fundraising efforts for the betterment of local communities and enrichment of lives. To date, the organization has netted more than $62,000 to benefit local charities in need.

Founded by Jim Hogan, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and software executive of more than 30 years, HOT fosters the innovative spirit of high technology startups and Fortune 500 companies to raise funds for local charities in need.

"At the heart of technology are people with passion for innovation and change. HOT harnesses that power to go beyond code and silicon and fund programs help raise awareness of charitable causes that add to the betterment of life in local communities."

Past events include:

  • August 31, 2013 - We raised close to 20K at the FleaHab Labor Day Luau! Fundraising proceeds benefit FleaHab Sober Living Envionment of Santa Cruz County.
  • We raised $13,780 for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Travis County, Texas! If you wish, you can still donate to CASA. Your donation is tax deductible. Contributions go directly to CASA to keep children connected to their siblings, teach skills for life, and provide CASA volunteers. Check out some photos from the event!
  • September 1, 2012 - Fundraising Party for FleaHab
    Fundraising proceeds will help support the next phase in FleaHab’s innovative approach to recovery, a sober living facility in Santa Cruz county
  • September 18, 2011 - End‐Of‐Summer Cookout at Calero Ranch
    Fundraising proceeds supported education and Booster Club of Overfelt High School, San Jose
  • February 4, 2010 - Live Music Benefit at South First Billiards, San Jose, CA
    Fundraising proceeds supported education and Booster Club of Overfelt High School, San Jose
  • February 1, 2009 - Billiards fundraiser
    Fundraising proceeds supported local food banks