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Wednesday, October 8 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Austin+SocialGood's 2014 Social Good Summit and Innovators Fast Pitch | 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Austin+SocialGood invites to you the third annual ATX+SocialGood Summit where we will once again bring together like minded individuals, entrepreneurs, innovators, and people who just can help but doing good in the world. We will host the second annual Social Innovators Fast Pitch, five social entrepreneurs have been selected to compete for the grand prize.

With your contribution of a ticket of $25 dollars or your contribution to the crowd fund you will get admitance and voting privileges. Once all of the contestants pitch, you will have the right to vote and we will tally up the votes. The finalist with the most votes will receive the money, receive an opportunity to present at SXSW and show a plan of execution over the next six months to show how they will use that money for grow their company and do good in the community. You will also have a chance to align with them and support their effort with your time and resources. 

We will also be hosting networking/workshop time and have great speakers join our event. 

Join us for our keynote presentation by

Mark Strama, the head of Google Fiber here in Austin. 

Our emcees hosting our Social Innovators Fast Pitch competition will be:
 
Mark Madrid, CEO, Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Natalie Cofield, CEO, Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce. 

Join us for a panel dicussion the future of Social Good and Impact in Austin Texas. What are we doing and what remains to be done in order to continue to position Austin as a leader in social innovation and enterprise in the world. Here from a wide spectrum of community voices at this panel. We will have a community activist, a startup social enterprise CEO, a non-profit leader and CEO and a corporate CEO who is also leading the charge in giving back. 

Meet our panelists. 

Marisa Limon
Kirsten Dickerson, CEO, Raven+Lily
Matt Kouri, CEO, Greenlights  

We will have interactive networking opportunities and engaging points of dialogue to provoke us to think about what we can be doing in the next couple of years to help Austin continue to lead the way in social impact.

Purchasing a ticket buys you a vote into the Social Innovators Fast Pitch, and you will help decide the next venture that Austin+SocialGood helps gets off the ground. If you have already contributed to the Social Innovators Fund at our crowdfunding page sponsored by Tilt.com, send an email to info@austinplussocialgood.org to let us know and we will put you on the list of contributors and you will gain entrance to the event.  

We have made this event free, however we are asking for a donation to the crowd fund so you can also participate in the vote for the finalist. 

If you give to the fund, you automatically get registered for the event and your name will make it on our RSVP list. However you are still welcome to register here. 

CLICK HERE FOR THE CROWD FUND
 
To register for the McCombs Entrepreneurship Happy Hour afterwards starting at 6pm, please click here

 


Speakers
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Natalie Cofield

President and CEO, Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce
A native of Rochester, New York, Natalie Madeira Cofield currently serves as the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (formerly the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce) in Austin, TX, a regional entity that focuses on economic development, supplier diversity, business and community relations on behalf of the Greater Austin African American community. Through her role, Cofield travels domestically and... Read More →
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Kirsten Dickerson

Founder and CEO, Raven+Lily
Before starting Raven + Lily, Kirsten’s career was divided by her passions for social justice and fashion.She spent 15 years doing both styling work in the film industry and working alongside global non-profits.Creating this brand has allowed her to unify her passions and capitalize her experience in both thehumanitarian and fashion worlds. Motivated by a belief that each person is valuable and uniquely created, Kirstenis dedicated to... Read More →
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Matt Kouri

CEO, Greenlights
Matt Kouri (@matthewkouri) is a social entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer of Greenlights, where he leads the organization’s efforts to solve big community problems through the power of high-performing nonprofits and their partners. Matt leads several large-scale community impact initiatives, and he regularly advises nonprofit and business leaders on strategy and growth. Matt's expertise includes social innovation and enterprise... Read More →
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Marisa Limon

Project Manager - Superintendent Search Process, Austin Independent School District
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Mark Madrid

President and CEO, Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Mark L. Madrid is President and CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the voice of over 33,000 Hispanic-owned businesses.   | | Madrid was recently named one of Texas’s Modern Hispanic Gentleman by Texas Monthly and Ketel One®.  This celebratory campaign singles out men who embody an ideal:  Hispanic leaders who pursue excellence in their professional lives and are empowering social change in their... Read More →
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Mark Strama

Head of Google Fiber, Google


Wednesday October 8, 2014 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Coppertank Events Center 504 Trinity St. Austin, TX 78701

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