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Saturday, March 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Companies, Non-Profits & the Future of Impact

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An estimated $2.7 billion was raised via crowdfunding in 2012, a significant chunk of which was charitable donations. One of the heavy-hitters in charitable giving sphere is CrowdRise.com, a crowd-funding company founded by Edward Norton and three partners in 2010. Millions of dollars in charitable donations have been given on the platform. (RED), founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver, partners with the world's most iconic brands such as Apple, Starbucks and Coca-Cola to raise funds and awareness in the fight against AIDS. In 7 years, (RED) has raised over $240 million with 100% of that money going to AIDS programs in Africa. RYOT News has partnered with (RED), Crowdrise and over 100 other non-profits, and is the first news site that gives you a related, cause-based action on every story. These organizations set the standard for collaboration in the social entrepreneurship space, and how incredibly important it is for leveraging and scaling impact.

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Bryn Mooser

Co-FounderRYOTBryn is the co-founder of RYOT - the first news site for millennials that connects every news story to actions. Bryn was named one of Esquire Magazine’s “2012 Americans of the Year” for his work in Haiti as well as a "Hollywood Maverick" by Details magazine for... Read More →
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Chrysi Philalithes

Chief Digital Officer(RED)Recognized as one of The Guardian’s “50 Women to Watch” and in Dell's 2012 #Inspire100 list as a world changer, Chrysi is a social entrepreneur who sits at the intersection of cause, creativity and commerce.
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Robert Wolfe

Co-FounderCrowdriseRobert founded Moosejaw, the successful multi-channel retailer that combined humor, crowdsourcing, social commerce and creative marketing to create an intensely loyal customer base. As CEO and COO of Moosejaw they were recognized by Ad Age in 2008 on its list of... Read More →

Saturday March 8, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC

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