social impact

Dallas-Based HundredX Partners with Forbes to Create 2024 ‘Best Brands for Customer Service’ Rankings

by | Nov 30, 2023
HundredX said the top five brands for overall best customer service outperformed competitors in all categories measured including people, speed, services provided, and problem resolution. This is the fourth Forbes list powered by HundredX to date.
SVP Dallas Announces 30 Young Professionals for 2023-24 Dana Juett Resident
by | Sep 15, 2023

This year’s cohort of 30 Dana Juett Residents has been announced by Social Venture Partners Dallas.

The cohort of young professionals represent a wide range of personal experience and professional expertise, SVP Dallas said. Over the next nine months, the residents will get a hands-on training in venture philanthropy.

SVP Dallas said that opportunities during that time will enhance the residents’ learning in a variety of ways, including hosting a session or sponsoring various aspects of the cohort experience....

From SaaS to Coding to Social Impact, See What Awaits You at Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 2, 2022
Dallas Startup Week is only days away. In addition to three big summits, the DEC Network's flagship week-long event will offer sessions on 21 different "tracks." From social impact to startup funding to esports and emerging tech, here's a look at what the week holds in store.
Plano-Based iDonate Raises $15M Series B to Grow Its Digital Giving Platform
by | Dec 14, 2021
iDonate wants to innovate generosity. The company's all-in-one digital fundraising platform is built to boost the impact of nonprofits. Its new funding to scale operations globally follows last year's raise of $8.7 million to expand its tech.

The Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Gathers 15 New Tenants for Its Social Impact Hub in Dallas

by | Oct 14, 2021
The Water Cooler at Pegasus Park—the largest shared nonprofit space in Texas — is a place designed to accelerate impact, together.

From Big Thought to SVP Dallas to The Trust for Public Land, the 15 ‘exceptional nonprofits' were picked after an application process last summer. They’ll join Water Cooler's five founding tenants.
Forces for Good: SMU Kicks Off $1.5B Fundraising Campaign, Southwest Airlines Launches Contest for Nonprofits, and Frito-Lay Provides Food to Students
by | Sep 17, 2021
You'll also read about the FC Dallas Foundation opening a soccer field for My Possibilities, Hari Mari partnering with St. Jude's, North Texas Food Bank Starts Its New $500M Campaign, and more organizations making a difference in Dallas-Fort Worth right now.
Solo Stove Acquires Chubbies, Oru Kayak, and ISLE to Form Southlake-Based Solo Brands
by | Sep 7, 2021
Solo Stove has unveiled a new house of brands with the mission to build a better direct-to-consumer experience. Solo Brands aims to improve the operations of each entity—Chubbies Shorts, Oru Kayak, and ISLE—while "leaving the world a better place" for local communities and the planet.

Forces for Good: American Airlines Raises $1.5M for COVID Relief, Starbucks Awards Neighborhood Grants to 14 Local Nonprofits, and More

by | Jun 8, 2021
Here are people and organizations making a difference in Dallas-Fort Worth right now.

Innovative Spaces: My Possibilities

by | Oct 21, 2020
My Possibilities' Campus for Higher Learning is the first ever college-style campus designed specifically for adults with disabilities. Here's a look inside.
Dallas-Based Arcosa Makes $87M Acquisition That Could Reduce Transportation Costs, Carbon Footprint
by | Oct 12, 2020
The acquisition, a follow-on to another one Arcosa made in January, will expand the company's recycled aggregates platform into the Dallas-Fort Worth market.