There is an amazing global organization that we are proud to profile and support. Enactus, an international nonprofit, operates from post-secondary campuses around the world. It is “a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world.”
They are funded by donations and corporate sponsors. The sponsors include Walmart, KPMG, Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company, Evergreen Investments, ABInBev, Barclays Capital, Campbell’s, Kraft, Microsoft, Tim Hortons, 3M, Henkell, Nielsen, The Home Depot, Genworth Capital, HP, Kroger, PwC, Tesco and many, many more.
Two years ago Jeff Swystun was one of the keynote speakers at AccelerateOttawa, the premier startup event in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, “the Silicon Valley of the north”. The other keynote was Toby Lutke, CEO of Shopify. Toby’s amazing business recently went public and is experiencing a surging stock price.