Launch Plan: founding stories of game-changing organizations
About This Series
Welcome to our ongoing series, Launch Plan, featuring deep dives into the founding stories and journeys behind game-changing organizations, projects, and enterprises.
Launch Plan: The Inside Journey of a FinTech Startup Changing the Charitable Donation Game
When it comes to technology, most non-profits and charitable organizations don't have the time or budget to implement new solutions. With that gap in mind, GoodBox founder Andrew O'Brien set out to bring new donation solutions to the charitable sector, with an aim to bridge the digital divide and accelerate giving. He tells his founding story as part of Future of Good's Launch Plan series.
Launch Plan: Inside the startup journey of Kotn, Canada's next big ethical brand
Kotn started with the simple desire to create a reasonably priced, well-made T-shirt. Scaling globally, it’s now helping to rebuild Egypt’s cotton industry and sewing ethics into its entire supply chain. We sat down with Rami Helali, co-founder and CEO of Kotn, to dive into the company’s startup journey as part of Future of Good's Launch Plan series.
Launch Plan: The Inside Journey of how the UNDP Started 60 Accelerator Labs Globally
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s 60 Accelerator Labs serve 78 countries, working together to find radical solutions to local problems. As we’re faced with increasingly complex global challenges in the wake of COVID-19, we must rethink how we create and scale solutions — and that includes transforming institutions.
The Inside Journey of Benevity, the Platform Democratizing Corporate Giving
Welcome to our series, Launch Plan, featuring deep dives into the founding stories, journeys, and decisions behind game-changing organizations and projects shaping the world of doing good. We’re continuing our series today with Bryan de Lottinville, founder and CEO of Benevity.
Canada's first health social impact bond was a risk - did it pay off?
Social impact bonds are a hot new tool in social finance. We spoke to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, which created Canada’s first health impact bond to reduce hypertension. The program has shown impressive results so far, but what lessons does it hold?