Richmond Times Dispatch: Impact Makers pumps profits into local charities

On July 2, 2012, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran “Impact Makers pumps profits into local charities.” The article describes how Impact Makers recently established $562,500 in equity-like debt investment to finance continued growth, using contributions from board members and external investors including fellow B Corporation: Virginia Community Capital. VCC received their B Corp certification recently, becoming the second B Corp […]

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Richmond Times Dispatch: Impact Makers pumps profits into local charities

On July 2, 2012, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran “Impact Makers pumps profits into local charities.” The article describes how Impact Makers recently established $562,500 in equity-like debt investment to finance continued growth, using contributions from board members and external investors including fellow B Corporation: Virginia Community Capital. VCC received their B Corp certification recently, becoming the second […]

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Five Ways to Manage Up

No matter what your job is, the odds are pretty good you work for somebody. Whether you call them your manager, boss, or supervisor there are actions you can take to maximize your working relationship, or manage up. While some people think managing up is another term for manipulating a boss, it can more constructively be viewed as a set of tools for improving your value within your organization. This post describes five actions you can take to manage up.

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New DC Pub to Donate All Profits, Inspired by Impact Makers’ Model

Impact Makers doesn’t just make change, we inspire others to make change. A couple years ago, Impact Makers CEO and Co-Founder Michael Pirron met  one of the owners of a new Washington, DC pub. They spoke about the unique model of running a competitive business yet donating all profits to community  charities. Soon this gentleman […]

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New DC Pub to Donate All Profits, Inspired by Impact Makers’ Model

Impact Makers doesn’t just make change, we inspire others to make change. A couple years ago, Impact Makers CEO and Co-Founder Michael Pirron met  one of the owners of a new Washington, DC pub. They spoke about the unique model of running a competitive business yet donating all profits to community  charities. Soon this gentleman […]

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