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Thu, Jun 27, 2019, 6:00 PM (EDT)
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Thursday, Jun 27
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At MetLife Foundation, we are committed to expanding opportunities for low- and moderate-income people around the world. We partner with nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to create financial health solutions and build stronger communities, while engaging MetLife employee volunteers to help drive impact. Our financial health work has reached more than 13.4 million low- and moderate-income individuals in 42 countries.
The Gannett Foundation supports communities across the country focusing on neighborhoods where Gannett Media Corp. does business. In addition, the Foundation supports the development of diversity in the journalism field, invests in issues important to our employees, and provides opportunities and a national platform for consumers to raise up ideas and community solutions.
Google for Startups
Google for Startups brings the best of Google’s products, connections, and best practices to startups through our global network of partners, at our seven Google for Startups Campus spaces, and online. Paired with a deep commitment to create diverse startup communities, many of our offerings are designed specifically to provide underrepresented founders with access to resources and opportunities.
We are a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky. We were incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania in December 2001. Through our predecessors, we have developed, managed and operated cable systems since 1963. Through transactions in 2011 and 2013, we acquired NBCUniversal, and in the fourth quarter of 2018, we acquired Sky.
LinkedIn began in co-founder Reid Hoffman's living room in 2002 and was officially launched on May 5, 2003. Today, LinkedIn leads a diversified business with revenues from membership subscriptions, advertising sales and recruitment solutions under the leadership of Ryan Roslansky. In December 2016, Microsoft completed its acquisition of LinkedIn, bringing together the world’s leading professional cloud and the world’s leading professional network.
Schultz Family Foundation
Our country needs collaboration and creativity to bridge the growing opportunity divide. That is why the Schultz Family Foundation is working with like-minded and often unlikely partners to find, develop and execute innovative, scalable solutions that untap potential, and foster economic and social mobility. We recognize that we are at a critical moment; we take it personally, and act with urgency.
On March 24th, 1868, a company dedicated to providing working-class Americans with financial protection opened its doors for business. Since then, MetLife has helped generations of customers around the world protect their property, finances, family, and future. But for us, it's never been enough just to sell somebody an insurance policy. We have always looked for ways to help people live better, healthier lives. From campaigning to eliminate tuberculosis, to providing basic health care for millions through our visiting nurse service through the early 1950s, to investing in agriculture, housing, infrastructure and businesses of all sizes, we have always been committed to creating value for the world at large. Today, people's needs are changing faster than ever, so our 49,000 employees in over 40 countries are working harder than ever to transform our business. We aim to help our customers and partners navigate whatever changes life may bring for the next 150 years.
Southern Elegance Candle Company
At Southern Elegance, we work to remind everyone of our shared history and cultural experiences. Like many others, time spent with family and the joys we find in the simple things are our touchstones. With this in mind, we lovingly craft each scent and city combination to elicit a fond memory, to whisk you to a place of pure joy.
Ford Motor Company Fund
Our mission is to strengthen communities and help make people’s lives better. Working with our Ford dealers and nonprofit partners, we provide access to opportunities and resources that help people reach their full potential.
Metaprise makes it easy to connect more curated startups with mentors and innovation, corporate venture, and M&A teams around the world. Accelerator Partners: Metaprise makes it easy for enterprise teams to discover and engage more startups by joining accelerator networks. Corporate Accelerators: Metaprise offers corporate accelerator teams a private platform to recruit and manage startups and mentors, track portfolios, and/or promote portfolios internally and with business partners and customers.
American Corporate Partners
Founded in 2008, ACP aims to ease the transition from the military to the civilian workforce. ACP is the only nonprofit organization engaged in national corporate career counseling for our returning veterans and active duty military spouses.
We are a community of role breakers. From the corner shop baker to the tech mogul, we are business owners and builders with unique visions of a brighter future. We lift up the underestimated, because we know that every business starts small. While our paths are different, they should all be possible -- no matter where we come from, or who we know. We aren’t afraid to ask the hard questions, and celebrate failures as lessons learned.
To enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes connects the military community with civilian companies to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
Service To School
Service to School (S2S) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides free college and grad school application counseling to military veterans and servicemembers. Our goal is to help veterans gain admission to the best college for them while empowering each veteran to make informed decisions about their education.
Hofstra Veterans Venture Challenge
The Hofstra Veterans Venture Challenge is a business mentoring program offering $100,000 in competitive seed funding and in-kind services to veteran entrepreneurs around the country.
Colorado Veterans Project
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that hosts special events in order to raise awareness and funds for local Veterans and Veterans organizations. Our Mission is to enhance pride and patriotism in all Coloradans by building a stronger, more supportive community around our Veterans.
When we started WeWork in 2010, we wanted to build more than beautiful, shared office spaces. We wanted to build a community. A place you join as an individual, 'me', but where you become part of a greater 'we'. A place where we’re redefining success measured by personal fulfillment, not just the bottom line. Community is our catalyst.
National Security Innovation Network
The National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) mission is to "build networks of innovators that generate new solutions to national security problems." NSIN is headquartered in Arlington, Va., and has regional offices in 11 commercial innovation hubs throughout the United States. Through its headquarters, regional hubs and embedded university partnerships, NSIN builds a national network of innovators and delivers programming that solves real-world, Department of Defense problems.
Acadiana Veteran Alliance
Mission of the Acadiana Veteran Alliance is to unite Acadiana-area veterans, Acadiana veteran-owned businesses, and all Acadiana-based companies for a common purpose; supporting veterans in job creation and work placement, assisting veterans in mental health solutions, creating a new, fully-developed support system for brothers-in-arms through financial/legal/housing assistance, and funding existing veteran-focused philanthropies through focused efforts.
Lafayette Economic Development Authority
The Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) works with businesses as they make decisions to start, expand or relocate to Lafayette, Louisiana, and the surrounding communities. Through innovative collaborations with business, government and education, LEDA strives to grow the community’s business base for future development and diversification.
Opportunity Machine provides business education, guidance and risk reduction to startup founders and small business owners through training, mentorship, networking and affordable workspace. As an initiative of Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA), Opportunity Machine’s mission is to grow business and entrepreneurship, create quality jobs, economic diversity and regional prosperity.
Global Entrepreneurship Week
Global Entrepreneurship Week is a collection of tens of thousands of activities, competitions and events aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a company. This November 16 - 22, GEW 2020 will rally almost every nation in the world to empower their entrepreneurs and encourage their citizens to become starters – finding new and better ways of doing things.
At ADP, what we do is about people. We challenge ourselves to anticipate, think forward and take action in a way that empowers us to shape the changing world of work. We are a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions that unite HR, payroll, talent, time, tax and benefits administration, and a leader in business outsourcing services, analytics and compliance expertise.
Peak Corporate Counsel
Welcome to Peak Corporate Counsel. We are a business law firm which has redesigned legal services to make them individualized, efficient, and accessible. We focus on relationships and results, not the billable hour, so you can focus on what matters most to you: starting, growing, managing, diversifying, or selling your business. In the ways that matter, we’re a very different law firm.