A little goes a long way: Why Atlassian is encouraging startups to pledge 1% of their equity to charity

Originally published by SmartCompany Social impact and philanthropic gestures have long gone hand-in-hand with the world of startups, as billion-dollar companies and investors strive to put their wealth to good use. Bill and Melinda Gates’ foundation has all but eradicated polio, Salesforce founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne have donated millions to healthcare organisations, [...]

2018-10-22T15:31:01-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

Cloud Pathfinder Consulting Joins Pledge 1% Movement, Aids Veterans Job Skills Nonprofit

Originally published by Webwire Northern California IT Startup Joins Growing List of US Companies Devoting Resources to Philanthropic Causes Cloud Pathfinder Consulting (CPC), an emerging IT startup enabling business clients to fully harness the capabilities of Salesforce customer relationship management (CRM) software tools, today proudly announced it has joined the Pledge 1% movement. Founded in [...]

2018-10-22T15:17:28-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

Citus Data donates 1% equity to non-profit PostgreSQL orgs

View original post from Computerweekly.com There’s open source and there’s open source. There’s genuine free and open source software (FOSS) and then there’s largely locked down proprietary non-dynamic library open source that is generally supplied as a commercially supported version of an open source kernel base that doesn’t see whole lot of real world code [...]

2018-10-22T15:01:36-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

Salesforce Announces Salesforce Tower Atlanta, Commits to Adding 600 New Local Jobs

Originally published by PRNEWSWIRE Fastest Growing Top 5 Enterprise Software Company to Significantly Expand Regional Headquarters in Atlanta Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, announced Salesforce Tower Atlanta, significantly expanding the company’s regional headquarters in Atlanta. As part of the expansion, Salesforce plans to add 600 new jobs locally, over the next five years, helping fuel [...]

2018-10-22T14:51:16-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

Innosphere to partner with Pledge 1%

Originally published by BizWest. FORT COLLINS — Innosphere, the incubator for startup and scaleup science and tech-based companies, is partnering with the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and Pledge 1% to help Innosphere companies participate in long-term giving. Pledge 1% has a philanthropic model that allows companies to pledge 1 percent of equity, annual profit, employee [...]

2018-10-22T13:52:38-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

Powering the Greater Good with Better Data

Originally published on Looker Blog Looker has been embedded in its community since the very beginning. That’s actually why we’re headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA. Our founder and CTO, Lloyd Tabb, was a long-time Santa Cruz resident who’d raised his family there and taught middle school in the community. So when he was starting his [...]

2018-10-22T13:47:12-04:00October 22nd, 2018|

NewVoiceMedia Named in FT Future 100 2018

https://www.apnews.com/87fecbe6ed194f7a9c311bd0a20ad205 Originally published by NewVoiceMedia SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 11, 2018--NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact center and inside sales solutions, has been named in the inaugural FT Future 100, an annual list compiled by The Financial Times which celebrates fast growing UK businesses that are positively contributing to the future of their sector, [...]

2018-10-14T10:13:15-04:00October 14th, 2018|

Cloud Co-Op Coaches ICS+ to Big Returns with Salesforce and Tech ROI Award

https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/cloud-co-op-coaches-ics-to-big-returns-with-salesforce-and-tech-roi-award-1027567499 Originally published by Cloud Co-Op AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Co-Op, an innovative product development consultancy and Salesforce systems integrator, started working with ICS+ as a free business coach addressing cash flow, accounts receivable and technology management issues, an ongoing challenge for many businesses. As a formal consultant, Cloud Co-Op improved operational efficiency and working capital [...]

2018-10-14T10:25:13-04:00October 10th, 2018|

What’s it like to be a Trailhead multiplier?

https://medium.com/inside-the-salesforce-ecosystem/whats-it-like-to-be-a-trailhead-multiplier-16c9f75ee5bd Originally published on Medium by Sean Dukes of Learnsmarter   Just recently we’ve seen some great stuff coming out about taking Trailhead into your communities. The timing is great, because we’ve been working on doing just that and finally had our launch event today. The charity we’re working with is called Trinity Winchester. They’re based in [...]

2018-10-14T10:23:24-04:00October 10th, 2018|

From Conscious Capitalism to Clean Cookstoves, Viv Sets Out to Make a World of Difference in Guatemala

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/from-conscious-capitalism-to-clean-cookstoves-viv-sets-out-to-make-a-world-of-difference-in-guatemala-300722917.html Originally published by Viv Networks, LLC NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 3 billion people worldwide who still cook over open flames, and one Connecticut company is doing something about it through social commerce. Wood-burning stoves and open fires are the leading cause of household air pollution and increased risk of respiratory illness, especially for women [...]

2018-10-14T10:19:19-04:00October 10th, 2018|
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