EFactor Presents: Social Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business
Check out these inspiring startups and how they make a business in creating a positive enviornment for you and meï»¿! CEOs and successful entrepreneurs: Veer Gidwaney (DailyFeats,) Jared Franklin (Chase Technology Consultants,) and Jonah Lupton (Inspired Futures Foundation) will unveil different ways to construct a profitable business while boosting morale and value to the community.
This event will cover:
* How a unique idea...how the seed was planted
* How to create a win-win situation when partnering with other charitable affiliations
* How to combine a cause with a profitable business model
* How to extend your brand within and outside of the non-profit world
* How to add value for the good of the community while marketing to consumers and online users
...and so much more!
About the speakers:
Jared Franklin created Chase Technology Consultants (CTC) ï»¿to build a sustainable recruiting brand large enough to impact the industry by raising the bar, to which recruiting firms will be held accountable for in business ethics, communication, honesty, integrity and results.ï»¿ CTC also has a Community program that aids: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Cancer Society, and The Humane Society of the United States.
Jonah Lupton is Partner and Managing Director at Sloane McCarron Capital Advisors. With Inspired Futures Foundation, he raises money and awareness for different Boston charitable organizations and nonprofits who's primary mission is centered building a better, healthier, safer, productive and more inspiring future for our youth.
Veer Gidwaney's DailyFeats helps members do good things. It guides you in doing small actions - or "feats" - that reflect your values and your life's goals. Along the way, you'll earn points, meet a helpful community, and save money on real-life expenses, motivating you to go do good, every day.
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Note on Pricing:
Early Bird Special - $10 (Ends 3 weeks before event date, sign up early!)
Regular Price - $15
6:00pm Event Start/Networking
8:00pm-8:30pm - Panel Discussion
8:30pm-9:00pm - Audience Q&A
9:00pm-9:30pm - Networking Hour
9:30pm - Event Ends
Last night’s event touched upon an interesting topic: how to build a sustainable business model that generates revenue, but with the mission of doing something good for the community. The event started with a very nice networking hour between young and experienced entrepreneurs in the Boston startup scene. Jonah Lupton spoke first, and explored different ways of creating a socially good business. It included: social impact, sustainability, innovation, resources, market opportunity, scalability and financial capital.
Jared Franklin, from Chase Technology, answered several questions throughout the presentation: Do your customers really care about your product and or service your selling? Does it move them in any way? Does it hit them emotionally? Can they make a personal connection to it? Jared even presented with his own visual aids to help EFactor members understand how his business model works.
Veer Gidwaney, from DailyFeats, gave one of the most unforgettable presentations. He started the presentation by showing the problems everyone encounters in our daily lives, to explaining that DailyFeats’ mission is: to help people live better. While explaining how his business model works, he also showcased several big brand sponsors that also support his organization, and why. Companies like: Tommy Hilfiger, MTV, Gaiam...are all partners of DailyFeats, creating a profitable business model for DailyFeats and all for the cause of doing something good. Attendees were thoroughly interested and fascinated with Veer’s presentation, many asked questions, showed support and interest for his company.
Bill Yucatonis, from GoodTwo, gave a presentation on his organization. And closed the evening with: Don’t underestimate the power of nonprofits and schools, don’t disrespect the donor relationship and don’t always think that being a good corporate citizen or having a cause-based model equals a loss of profit. Afterhour networking was also quite a success, people munched on food and drinks while approaching the speakers individually for some more discussions. ï»¿
Tue, Jun 21 2011, 6:00 PM CDT - 9:30 PM