Business News Daily: Good Karma. How One Entrepreneur Gave Back and Earned More in Return

We've seen early success and are thrilled about our growing community of givers. We still have a long way to go, but one thing is certain: being a social impact entrepreneur has been one of the most rewarding experiences I've had so far in my journey. Knowing that our platform is helping organizations and those in need makes the ups and downs of startup life completely worth it.

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Entrepreneur: "How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders"

Tech giants these days have been snapping up smaller rivals as though they're playing a high-stakes game of Monopoly. But instead of collecting the deeds to Boardwalk or Park Place, they're attempting to build-up their engineering teams or snag the code behind a hot new app. In other words, they're acqui-hiring.

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Women2.0: Technology for Good. Female Tech Founder Helps Causes with New Mobile App

We’ve created an app that allows you to easily donate as you scroll through photos of charities and advocates doing good in their communities. When inspired, you can tap on a photo or video and give as much as you want to as little as fifty cents. We’re turning content into direct donation requests. We’ve built in other ways to give back through the app, like fundraising by posting photos, or sending Karma points to a friend which they can donate to a charity of their choice.

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TakePart(Participant Media): Tech For Good Columnist

Patricia Dao is a regular contributor to TakePart. She is a Los Angeles–based serial tech entrepreneur and managing director of the nonprofit Girls in Tech–LA. She is also a regular guest on TakePart Live's "Tech Affect." Dao writes about tech apps, services, companies, and tech entrepreneurs that help shape our world for the better.

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CCTV: Full Frame "women in the workplace"

This week’s Full Frame looks at the discrimination that women face today in their daily and professional lives. We will hear from the women who are stepping up to shatter “the glass ceiling” for good.

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Forbes: "Women in Tech: We're init(Together)"

Recently I had the pleasure of connecting with other women in tech across Southern California: young women just starting to think about their careers and women who are looking to make a change. After all the negativity related to women in tech in the media lately it was refreshing to see both new and familiar faces and everyone in high spirits.

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PRWEB "Dominion Enterprises Expands Social Media Offerings

Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing services company, has announced the acquisition of VoxBloc, a privately-held social rewards platform based in Los Angeles, CA. VoxBloc has been a pioneer in the social rewards and gamification space, increasing the social engagement of brands like Alternative Press, AirWalk and The Vans Warped Tour.

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