One of the most rewarding things about getting to know so many entrepreneurs is seeing first-hand how many of them are focused on so much more than just financial results. So many of the folks we connect with are focused on having a positive social impact on their community or the world at large. Check out some of these amazing folks below.

Jared Johnston | Self-Published Author & Realtor

I believe that From Cleats to Loafers helps the community/world by being a voice that is speaking up on a topic that many others may have felt ashamed to speak about. That topic is our athletes struggling to cope with moving on from the respective sport they played for years, with the goal of playing professionally and leading to a successful life for themselves and their families. In a sense, I would say that myself and the message behind From Cleats to Loafers give a voice to those who may not be ready to speak about their experiences. Those experiences of failure, possible depression, anxiety, and much more. Whether it be the feeling of being judged or not comfortable being transparent to complete strangers. In a result, those who may be struggling, or are at a point in their life where they do not want to struggle in the future, post athletics can find a solution throughout the book and a place of comfort to see themselves through my story. Read more>>

Small Eyez | Founder, Musician, Content Creator, Creative Consultant, Technical Trainer

Digital Good Times is a multi disciplinary tech empowerment media company. That’s a long-winded way of saying our entire ethos is based around empowering people by providing access to knowledge, and resources for black people and the underserved in the current explosive tech economy and ecosystem. Read more>>

Torto Asamoah | President of Dove Technology

Dove Technology has positively impacted our communities by ushering people into high paying jobs. Dove Technology has received numerous community awards for their dedication to unemployment reduction. The information technology industry encountered major challenges in hiring highly qualified candidates to fill positions in the database field, but with the establishment of Dove Technology several hundreds of candidates have been trained and employed to fill these positions. Read more>>