Here is a listing of some recent press related to GiveBackHack and companies that were started at GiveBackHack.
ColumbusCEO Aug 18, 2022
Jerry Valentine’s startup website hopes to streamline the process for finding Section 8 units while also limiting predatory housing scams
Columbus has a reputation for spawning successful businesses. Millennials there are focused on enterprises that succeed by helping others.
Technical.ly Baltimore May 15, 2019
A Girls Who Code club is teaching tech skills in Baltimore's Upton neighborhood – Technical.ly Baltimore
At the Cyber Center located next to Union Baptist Church, a dozen local girls are learning code and building websites.
Technical.ly Baltimore Feb 11, 2019
9 impact models built at GiveBackHack Baltimore to spread art, music and support for refugees – Technical.ly Baltimore
Meet the winning team from P.A.T.C.H., plus other projects built in a weekend that could help local neighborhoods and community groups.
WBUR.org Aug 14, 2017
Two young entrepreneurs in Ohio want as many people as possible to apply for DACA. They’ve created software that makes the application fast and affordable.
Home | Wild Tiger Tees May 11, 2018
One rainy weekend in Cleveland. Eight people who don’t really know each other. And one idea to bring employment opportunities to homeless youth in Columbus, Oh
themetropreneur.com Apr 18, 2018
GiveBackHack is gearing up for a weekend of social innovation, hosting its annual event Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29 at CCAD. It’s the fourth year for a growing program that brings entrepreneurs to business leaders together for a weekend of creating solutions for some of the biggest challenges facing communities. The business-building kicks off Friday …
newsnet5 Mar 15, 2018
We’ve all heard the stories – a person pays for a stranger’s coffee as a random act of kindness and it sets off a chain reaction. Well, now there’s an app for that, and it’s exclusive to Cleveland.
Cleveland - Freshwater Media Mar 12, 2018
New app CoffeeQ is on a mission to “build community through the power of coffee.”
markets.businessinsider.com Feb 20, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ –‘ AWH, a digital product consulting, user experience, and software development firm, today announced a client pa…
CNNMoney Dec 8, 2017
Young immigrants with DACA status say the future of everything they know — family, friends, jobs and even business they’ve built — is hanging in the balance as they wait to see whether Congress will grant them protected status.
Generocity Philly Oct 16, 2017
The hackathon for companies with both social impact and business potential just held its first Philly event. Organizers consider it a launchpad —
wosu.org Aug 4, 2017
Eleven-year-old Eden Bradley relied on a hearing aid as a kid. She says she always struggled with how to describe it to her peers.
Columbus Business First Aug 16, 2017
A Q&A with GiveBackHack co-founder Suzy Bureau
Atlanta Black Star Aug 25, 2017
Most people are familiar with "Cards Against Humanity," the popular card game most often played at parties with a drunken group of friends. Players attempt to answer funny questions and whoever’s answer is the funniest is the winner. Well, now there is a new trivia game based solely on the Black experience. "Black
Columbus Business First Jun 17, 2017
A site highlighting businesses that hire LGBT workers and donate to LGBT causes debuted during Stonewall Columbus Pride festival.
wosu.org May 23, 2017
Like many millennials, Brook Kohn and Nathali Bertran met through a dating app. It took a few months before Bertran decided to tell Kohn about her
The Columbus Dispatch Jul 6, 2016
Columbus is the top city in its class in its ability to attract and grow tech talent, according to an annual research report. The report "Scoring Tech Talent," from Los Angeles-based commercial real-estate company CBRE, ranked Columbus as the top small market among U.S. and Canadian cities and No. 23 overall.
Columbus Business First Feb 26, 2016
Abe’s Kitchen (alter-ego of Red Plate Blue Plate food truck) seeks to enlist more food trucks in affordable healthy meals mission
Abe’s Kitchen is a food truck selling healthy $2 meals in low-income neighborhoods, subsidized by a $2 donations from a single menu item at a partner food truck. Founder Thomas Adams of Red Plate Blue Plate food truck is seeking to enlist more trucks for an expansion this year.
Columbus SOUP Nov 9, 2015
The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing, and our wardrobe consists of bulky sweaters and scarves. Some people may be carrying around red cups, but we’re carrying green spoons. That means one thing: Fall SOUP is here! Sunday, November 15, we’ll gather once more to celebrate the thriving philanthropic spirit of Columbus by …
themetropreneur.com Nov 16, 2015
Columbus SOUP awarded Abe’s Kitchen with a sizable grant during their ninth event on Sunday, November 15, 2015. The event, held at Vue Columbus, brought together 237 philanthropists and was themed on businesses with a social enterprise edge. Since June of 2013, the group has been holding events to change the way people think about philanthropy.
614 Columbus Oct 29, 2015
Crowdfunding isn’t a new way to raise money, and at this point, we know the drill: you give a moderate donation to support a creative endeavor or seed a social enterprise. If enough people give, you get a reward (be that a warm-fuzzy, a tote…
themetropreneur.com Oct 6, 2015
Billion looks to take on massive world problems one snowballed, crowdfunded donation at a time. The competitive crowdfunding platform created by a group of college students and recent graduates gamifies the process of giving.
linkedin.com Sep 17, 2015
Last April the Center supported a terrific weekend to conceptualize new social enterprises called GiveBackHack.’ One of the creations that weekend has just launched:’ The Billion Effect.
Columbus Business First Aug 28, 2015
Center for Social Enterprise Development report: Columbus getting more active – Columbus Business First
The most exciting development in 2014–15? At least nine social enterprises started operations the past year and there are at least 11 more that are in the development stage.
Chic This Week Aug 5, 2015
The Fashion Meets Music Festival (FMMF) today announced its 2015 lineup schedule, outlining set times for each performer and designer, and the stages upon which they will be performing over the course of the event.
Columbus Business First Jul 2, 2015
Ohio State student creating Billion, a crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurship – Columbus – Columbus Business First
Billion, a new crowdfunding platform set to launch in September, is aimed at finding the best ideas for social entrepreneurship to solve global issues.
1870 Mag Jun 23, 2015
Local startup seeks to change the crowdfunding game Using crowdfunding for a potentially great idea can be a risky prospect. As the creator of said idea, you have to rely heavily on a stellar marketing campaign or get by on sheer luck. As a backer, you have to trust that the concept is going to […]
Columbus CEO Jun 1, 2015
Entrepreneurial, community-minded energy was bubbling over at the Columbus Foundation late last month as it hosted a megaton pep rally for social enterprise development.