Posts Tagged ‘groundFloor’

Akola, Bonton Farms Take Prizes
at ‘OneUp the Pitch’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

In just 11 months, Brittany Merrill Underwood has launched Akola jewelry in all Neiman Marcus stores, gave hundreds of disadvantaged women a livable wage, and raised her nonprofit company so it can compete with high-end brands.

Jennifer Sampson presents Brittany Merrill Underwood with the $75,000 prize as the judges look on

Jennifer Sampson presents

College Students Learn Value of Engagement in Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted by Jimmie Markham

College students –- many social media pros already –- were looped into a community service project that had them pair their digital media skills with a meaningful cause. The result was raised awareness for the students and the cause they …

United Way Launching Digital Campaign for GroundFloor Fellows

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

For the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ upcoming OneUp The Vote campaign, it’s about securing digital awareness rather than fundraising dollars.

In the OneUp campaign, 14 social enterprises in the United Way’s GroundFloor program will vie for digital votes. 

Beginning …

Everything You Need to Know About DFW-Based Accelerators

Posted by John Backes

CultureMap. Cafe Momentum. The Citizenry. Fanprint. Primal Sensors. Proxomo. Koupon Media. URComped. Dwelo. Skyrise. Leaseful. Casalova.

These are only a sample from a select club of elite, young …

Social Venture Partners Dallas Hosts bigBANG!

Posted by Bob Wright

As I looked around the dining room, I was struck by how things had changed.

bigBANG!, a day-long event conceived by Social Venture Partners Dallas and produced this year by SVPD and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, had been imagined …