An In Depth Look at Seattle’s Leading Social Innovators - Part 5 of 6

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By Calvin Shabb

The pool of applicants to this year’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch Competition (SIFP) was strong and each one of the quarter-finalists presented a great story.  Unfortunately, as a young, non-profit, social venture ourselves, our funding limits the number of applicants who can advance to the finals.  And that means even well deserving applicants are eliminated. 

SIFP taps world renowned filmmaker, photographer, and visionary Roger Ressmeyer for perspective

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Social Innovation Fast Pitch (SIFP), a production of Social Venture Partners (SVP), has chosen world renowned filmmaker, photographer, filmmaker, entrepreneur, digital rights pioneer, and visionary Roger Ressmeyer to provide a moment of reflection on October 18 at Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion.

“When I heard about Roger’s new foundation Visions of Tomorrow and their movie project of the same name, I knew he would be the perfect person to connect our program’s opening and closing segments” says Will Poole, Lead SVP Partner and SIFP Founder. 

Startup Kit

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Microsoft, via SkyDrive, brings entrepreneurs a new tool, a"Startup Kit".

This public resource provides entreprenuers with a variety of information to help them get going faster. You have to see this!

An In Depth Look at Seattle’s Leading Social Innovators - Part 4 of 6

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By Calvin Shabb

The pool of applicants to this year’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch Competition (SIFP) was strong and each one of the quarter-finalists presented a great story.  Unfortunately, as a young, non-profit, social venture ourselves, our funding limits the number of applicants who can advance to the finals.  And that means even well deserving applicants are el

SIFP Partners with University Impact Fund

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Social Innovation Fast Pitch (“SIFP”) has partnered with The University Impact Fund (“UIF”), a student-driven impact investing and consulting firm, to provide investment analysis and support to the for-profit finalists of the SIFP 2012 program. UIF and its team of university student associates will provide analysis and support in the investment of over $100,000.

An In Depth Look at Seattle’s Leading Social Innovators - Part 3 of 6

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The pool of applicants to this year’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch Competition (SIFP) was strong and each one of the quarter-finalists presented a great story.  Unfortunately, as a young, non-profit, social venture ourselves, our funding limits the number of applicants who can advance to the finals.  And that means even well deserving applicants are eliminated. 

An In Depth Look at Seattle’s Leading Social Innovators - Part 2 of 6

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The pool of applicants to this year’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch Competition (SIFP) was strong and each one of the quarter-finalists presented a great story.  Unfortunately, as a young, non-profit, social venture ourselves, our funding limits the number of applicants who can advance to the finals.  And that means even well deserving applicants are eliminated. 

An In Depth Look at Seattle’s Leading Social Innovators - Part 1 of 6

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The pool of applicants to this year’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch Competition (SIFP) was strong and each one of the quarter-finalists presented a great story.  Unfortunately, as a young, non-profit, social venture ourselves, our funding limits the number of applicants who can advance to the finals.  And that means even well deserving applicants are eliminated. 

In this six-part series we’ll explore the quarter-finalists, their stories, and highlight some of the most innovative concepts for efficiently impacting social and environmental change in the Seattle area.

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