Salesforce for Startups Celebrates One-Year Anniversary: Announcing New Tools, Work-Bench Partnership and Global Expansion

By Ludovic Ulrich.  Originally published on the Salesforce blog. Last year, Salesforce for Startups launched globally with the mission to empower startups to build, grow and give back. In that time, more than 3,500 members have joined the program from more than 85 countries. And we’re just getting started. To coincide with this milestone, the [...]

November 19th, 2015|

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-growth emerging companies around the world to build philanthropy into their business. We’ve had an unbelievable year — hundreds companies have already pledged 1% of their equity, profit, product or employee time back [...]

November 18th, 2015|

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 series dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good, SOCAP brings together impact investors, global innovators, foundations, governments, institutions, and social entrepreneurs for a [...]

November 3rd, 2015|

Marc Benioff, Salesforce Chief, on the Strategic Benefits of Corporate Giving

By Quentin Hardy.  Originally published in The New York Times. To view the full article, visit: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/08/giving/marc-benioff-salesforce-chief-on-the-strategic-benefits-of-corporate-giving.html?ref=giving  

November 2nd, 2015|