2015 APTE Business Competition Finalists:
Access Hears is social enterprise based in Baltimore that is committed to accessible, affordable hearing care.
Forge Columbus is a local organization that's dedicated to strengthening community business in Columbus. Forge Columbus invests in entrepreneurs who want to build a better city by providing business services, access to capital, and promotion of their community mission to a local and national audience.
KnotProfit is an online platform that helps engaged couples plan their wedding and register for the items or experiences they actually want. Best of all, every single thing they do to plan their wedding raises donations to any charity of their choice. KnotProfit started as a solution to the issues co-founders Kritika and Joshua felt while planning their own wedding, evolving into the easiest way to make 'I Dos' do good.
Poor health is a major contributor to global poverty. Obz Design empowers healthcare workers with the tools to change that. They are currently tackling anemia, a 2 billion person problem, with a revolutionary diagnostic device that is 50 times cheaper and 400 times faster than today’s alternatives.
Yugo connects individual donors with some of the most innovative social projects in the world. They measure the results of short and long-term projects, and keep donors aware to ensure that each dollar donated generates the most impact for families and people around the world.
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