Impact Makers Ranks 8th on Richmond’s 2014 Top Workplaces/Small Employer List

Impact Makers was selected as a finalist for the 2014 Top Workplaces awards, sponsored by the Richmond Times Dispatch and the Richmond chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). At the Sterling Workplace Awards  program on May 8, 2014, we ranked 8th for small businesses (less than 150 employees). In addition, we were one […]

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Heroes Economy Interview with Impact Makers’ Michael Pirron

Leesa Hubbard, with Heroes Economy, interviews Michael Pirron, Impact Makers Founder and CEO, about growing a successful, sustainable social enterprise. This half hour video provides insight into Michael’s inspiration, experience and the Impact Makers’ story.

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Good.Must.Grow Recognizes Impact Makers CEO Michael Pirron

Impact Makers CEO Michael Pirron was featured on Good.Must.Grow’s #GrowingGood List 2013 – 15 People Who Are Saving the World. Good.Must.Grow is a socially responsible marketing firm and fellow B Corporation. Also on the list is Jay Cohen Gilbert, B Lab Co-Founder. B Lab is the nonprofit that certifies B Corps. See the list.  

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Impact Makers on the “Create Jobs for USA” Website

The “Create Jobs for USA” website posted a success story on Impact Makers. The website is supported by the Opportunities Financing Network (OFN) and Starbucks. The OFN program funded Virginia Community Capital (VCC), which along with six mission investors, provided funding that enabled Impact Makers to create 26 full-time jobs.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch on the Local Best for Community Honorees

The Richmond Times-Dispatch featured the three local companies that were honored by B Lab as ‘Best for the World’ in “Three local companies recognized for community impact.” Impact Makers, Virginia Community Capital and Richmond Grid were recognized as among the best in the world for improving the quality of life in their communities. The three Richmond […]

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Impact Makers’ Michael Pirron Interviewed by NBC 12

Richmond affiliate NBC 12 features two of the RVA Companies to Watch: Impact Makers and Shockoe, a developer of mobile apps. They interviewed Impact Makers’ Founder and CEO Michael Pirron. Pirron said “The power of the free market in capitalism has this huge power to generate wealth in our society. The idea of social enterprise is how […]

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Financial Post: 9 tech companies making the world a better place

The Financial Post published an article “9 tech companies making the world a better place” which includes Impact Makers as one of “a growing number of socially responsible companies who make money while also making the world a better place.” The article includes Change.org, Etsy, Rally Software, Audacious Inquiry, Azavea, ChangeIt, Peaceworks, Impact Makers and RocketOwl. […]

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Times-Dispatch on the 2013 RVA Companies to Watch

The Richmond Times-Dispatch published an article on the 2013  RVA Companies to Watch list. Richmond Venture Forum recognized Impact Makers as one of four Growth Companies. Eight companies were honored at an October 30 event at the Hippodrome Theater. Other winners included MAXX Potential, Refersal, Income Tax School, Best Bully Sticks, Shockoe, NimblePitch and SEElogix. Read […]

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