CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners of the Ei's Business Plan Competition!
Spark & Echo Arts | http://www.sparkandecho.org/ | Spark and Echo Arts is an interactive multi-disciplinary "illumination" of the Bible.
Earmark | http://earmark.co/ | Earmark's mission is to help not-for-profits and their partners cultivate new generations of long-term advocates. Earmark is a micr0-donations mobile platform that "gamifies" giving.
A House on Beekman | http://www.tgcrenewalprojects.com/southbronx | A House on Beekman seeks to support the people of Mott Haven [Bronx] by delivering holistic long-term care and services that break the cycles of spiritual, emotional, educational, and economic poverty.
Arts & Minds | www.artsandminds.org/ | Works at the intersection of healthcare and the visual arts to improve well-being for people with dementia and their caregivers.
Hoppit | http://www.hoppit.com/home/ | Provides a taste-driven Internet place recommendation engine and social network designed to foster "place discovery," provided a personalized search experience, and build community.
For Hope International | forhopeinternational.org | Empowering Haitian health professionals to provide high-quality medical care to impoverished persons in Haiti.
Brooklyn Jubilee | brooklynjubilee.org | Promoting peace and prosperity for all of Brooklyn by creating and nurturing programs for social and economic justice.
100 Cameras | 100cameras.org | Serves communities glabally by giving children the resources to share glimpses of their lives through pictures.
Grace Place Kids | graceplacekids.com | A media company that currently produces videos for today's young families to share the stories of our Creator in a hip, friendly way.
Open Hands Legal Services | openhandslegalservices.org | Provides free legal counseling services to the poor and indigent in New York City.
Alphabet Scoop | alphabetscoopicecream.com | "Changing Lives One Scoop at a Time" | A job training and mentoring program in an ice cream shop for at-risk youth in Alphabet City.
Tegu | tegu.com | "Creating innovative educational toys to change a nation" | A triple bottom line manufacturer with operations that provide jobs in Honduras.
Working Proof | theworkingproof.com | "Creativity, Charity, Community" | Seeks to promote social responsibility through selling exclusive artist prints and directing a share of profits to a charitable organization.
Blessed Nest | blessednest.com | "Love, to the moom and back" | Our nursing pillows and other products nurture moms so they can nurture their babies with peace of mind!
Restore | restorenyc.org | "Freedom, Safety, Identity" | Restore NYC is focused on providing holistic long-term aftercare services for international survivors of sex trafficking in the city.
Beacon | "Sharing Good News and healing to All" | Provides holistic healthcare services to the under-served in Mariner's Harbor in Staten Island.
Jaradoa | jaradoatheater.org | Jaradoa seeks to promote mercy, beauty, and truth through theater performances and service programs.
2007 Winners (pilot Year)
Greenhands USA (formerly Riverwired) | greenhandsusa.com | "Earth. We borrow it from our children. Return it to them unharmed" | Local Action. Global Reaction.
Theads Theater Company | threadstheater.wordpress.com/ | Focuses on producing plays that start inclusive conversations about faith and contribute to cultural renewal.