Dallas jewelry company The Akola Project is growing from a nonprofit startup to a luxury brand. Akola, founded in 2004 by Southern Methodist University graduate Brittany Merrill Underwood, started as an international charity that seeks to empower women through employing them to make jewelry. The organization works with more than 500 women annually. And this year, thanks to new funding,…
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is pleased to announce its newest group of GroundFloor Fellows. The GroundFloor invests in and mentors social entrepreneurs working to make an impact in North Texas in the areas of education, income, and health.
More great press for GroundFloor Fellow, Café Momentum. We can't wait to visit their new restaurant in January!
Three entrepreneurs walked away with $3,000 each after pitching their companies during the Dallas Business Journals’ first Entrepreneurs Connect Conference.
A Dallas social venture group has created an app to harness crowdfunding to help domestic violence victims. And, now, after a year-long pilot in California, the company is bringing the app to North Texas.
The GroundFloor, the Dallas United Way’s social innovation fund, is holding pitch day Thursday to select its newest fellows of social entrepreneurs.
We are so proud of Café Momentum for securing the site for their permanent home! Looking forward to seeing those doors open in December!
GroundFloor Fellow Accion Texas has secured additional funding to grow their Promise Loan Program.
Are you ready to stand out from the crowd? Have a great idea that you think could change the lives of people in North Texas? Now is your chance to apply for GroundFloor's Startup Accelerator Program.
On June 12th GroundFloor celebrated a year of hard work fostering social innovation and meaningful impact in our community.
Yesterday GroundFloor Fellows, Rob DeHaas of Dallas Teacher Residency, Celina Pena of Accion Texas Promise Loan, and Todd Collier of FoodsourceDFW participated as panelists at SMU's Social Innovation Forum alongside other leading social entrepreneurs in the community.