Impact Makers: “A Total GameChanger”

In “Collaboration is the New Competition,” a post on the Global Round Table Leadership blog, Jodi Clark writes about Impact Makers’ business model as a total game-changer. She writes about a recent social enterprise event focused on the theme “collaboration is the new competition” with discussions on the evolution of corporate structures to the current trend emerging of various […]

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Forbes on Impact Makers and Virginia’s Purpose Economy

Forbes published “How Revolutions in Finance and Education are Transforming Virginia’s Purpose Economy” on March 1, 2016. The article discusses how Virginia’s economy is committed to match needs with opportunities, and mentions for-profit and non-profit collaborations including Impact Makers’model. 

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Impact Makers Shares Story with UVA Social Entrepreneurship Class

Impact Makers’ Vice President of Business Strategy Rodney Willett and Marketing Director Graham Sellors met with a social entrepreneurship class at the University of Virginia recently in Charlottesville.  They presented an overview of the Impact Makers’ story to the class and then responded to a range of questions including the details of the company’s recent […]

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Italian Parliament approves Benefit Corporation legal status

The Italian Parliament approved the Benefit Corporation law, making Italy the first country outside the USA to allow companies to register as Benefit Corporations. Benefit Corporations, such as Impact Makers, are a legal form that allows business leaders to consider their companies’ impact on stakeholders like society and the environment on the same level as they consider their […]

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ImpactNews: Social Enterprise Edition

    Social Enterprise Edition             You Do Not Need to be a Billionaire to Give It All Away, or to Make a Difference By Michael Pirron, Impact Makers’ Founder and CEO The 2015 Giving Tuesday, which followed Cyber Monday, which followed Black Friday, was especially noteworthy because of the […]

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You Do Not Need to be a Billionaire to Give It All Away, or to Make a Difference

By Michael Pirron, Impact Makers’ Founder and CEO The 2015 Giving Tuesday, which followed Cyber Monday, which followed Black Friday, was especially noteworthy because of the commitment Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Pricilla Chan made: pledging to donate 99% of their Facebook shares to charity. The value of that gift, if all the shares […]

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Impact Makers Raises More than $1.5M in Equity Capital

Impact Makers has raised over $1.5 million in a distinct equity investment to support the growth of its unique business and technology-consulting firm. This influx of capital will enable the company to expand its service offerings, intellectual property and geographic coverage, and ultimately provide even greater community impact. Impact Makers is a for profit Virginia […]

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Richmond Times-Dispatch on Impact Makers’ Equity Raise

On January 19, 2016, the Richmond Times-Dispatch covered Impact Makers raise of more than $1.5 million in equity capital. John Reid Blackwell wrote “the company raised between $1.5 million and $2 million in an investment round in late December…the local and national individual investors include Richmond’s James E. Ukrop and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream co-founder Jerry Greenfield.”

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Fast Track to B Certification Event

On January 19, the Virginia B Corps hosted a B Corp Hack-a-Thon at Impact Makers’ office. The B Corp Hack-a-Thon is an opportunity for businesses to fast-track their B Corp certification. Experienced local B Corps and volunteers were on-site to assist businesses in filling out their complete certification. Members of the B Corp community and […]

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AHRC NYC is !m’s Newest Pro-Bono Community Partner

AHRC New York City has officially been established as a pro bono community partner in New York City. AHRC NYC supports people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to build full lives. Our first project was providing professional employment coaching and mentoring to individuals with Asperger’s. The Impact Makers team working with AHRC NYC includes John Sammons, Bob […]

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