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Welcoming NYC-Based Companies to Pledge 1%

Originally published on Medium. Last year on #GivingTuesday, Salesforce.org, along with Atlassian, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado and Rally, launched Pledge 1%: a movement to encourage high-grow...

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New Ways Startups Are Doing Good From The Start

By Ryan Scott. Originally published on Forbes. Attending SOCAP15, the recent Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco, was one of the highlights of my year. A world-renowned conference serie...

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Charity at the tip of a unicorn

By Gillian Tett. Originally published in the Financial Times. If you are strolling around downtown San Francisco these days you might notice an imposing superstructure springing up, changing the skyli...

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How startups can improve the world 1% at a time

By Kye White. Originally published in StartUpSmart. The Pledge 1% philanthropy program, created by Salesforce and supported by the likes of Atlassian, is well on the way of meeting the goal it set lat...

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Calling All Entrepreneurs: Give Back To Your Community

By Brad Feld. Originally published on FeldThoughts. At Foundry Group, we have a deeply held belief that we benefit from our local community (Boulder, in our case) and that we have a responsibility, as...

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Silicon Valley vs. Philanthropy

By Nicole Wallace. Originally published on Chronicle of Philanthropy. Jim Fruchterman, who leads Benetech, a nonprofit in the heart of Silicon Valley that uses technology for social good, knows how to...

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Robin Hood Foundation Joins Pledge 1% Movement

By Rosalyn Retkwa. Originally published on New York Nonprofit Media. The Robin Hood Foundation has signed on as the New York City partner for the Pledge 1% initiative, a corporate philanthropy movemen...

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Verteilen und Beten

By Marc Beise and Ulrich Shafer. Originally published in Suddeutsche Zeitung. Für Ron Conway, den Mann mit der schlohweißen, etwas ausladenden Frisur, ist es die alles entscheidende Frage, sie beschäf...

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Pledge 1% helps firms commit to philanthropy

By Nicholas King. Originally published on Corporate Philanthropy Report. Some might think that strategic corporate philanthropy is the provenance of established and well-heeled companies, but the trut...

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5 things you need to know in Australian tech today

By Sarah Kimmorley. Originally published on Business Insider Australia. Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend. Here’s what you need to know. 1. The Apple Watch is here – almost. On March 9 Apple is ...

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Mentoring: A Catalyst for Corporate Philanthropy

By Lina Caneva. Originally published on Pro Bono Australia. Having drawn inspiration from the CSR work of the world’s corporate titans, global online software company Salesforce is hoping to mentor an...

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Pledge 1% Movement Launches in U.K.

More than 25 companies join Pledge 1% in the U.K., dedicating 1% of employee time, equity, product or profit to improve communities around the world U.K. companies, including NewVoiceMedia, Qubit and ...

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