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Cadence Innova joins the MCA

Cadence Innova is delighted to have joined the MCA – the Management Consultancies Association. MCA is the voice of the consulting industry and the representative body for the UK’s leading management consultancy firms. It is a pleasure and a privilege to join our peers and contribute to work that helps steer consulting in this country.

2020-08-10T15:11:59-05:00

PlanForce inks deal with Teamshares

PlanForce has inked a deal to work with Teamshares, a venture-capital-backed firm that helps small and medium-sized businesses transition to employee-ownership. As soon as the deal was signed, Teamshares immediately granted shares of the company to the employees. In addition, employee ownership will grow over time, until PlanForce employees eventually own 80% of the company.

2020-07-15T08:55:05-05:00

Moving Toward 100% Employee Ownership through ESOPs

Download this entire article with all the Exhibits: TischerHoffmireESOP  The academic and practitioner literature on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) has developed significantly over the past decades, particularly with respect to the impact (improved growth and productivity) and different types of ESOPs (leverage and non-leveraged). Yet, despite ESOPs being well-conceptualised, the deals struck in the

2020-06-23T15:44:30-05:00

Cadence Innova

The Center on Business and Poverty helped form Cadence Innova, a London-based business management consulting firm. The company was created through the merger of two firms, one had the word Cadence in its title, and the other had used the term Innova -- hence, Cadence Innova. The new, combined firm started with six employees and

2020-06-30T12:37:17-05:00

Oxford Pharmaceuticals

The Center on Business and Poverty is a co-founder of Oxford Pharmaceuticals, a generics pharmaceuticals manufacturer based in Birmingham, Alabama. Oxford Pharmaceuticals has recently received FDA approval to start manufacturing a number of generic drugs. Three percent of the Oxford Pharmaceutical's R&D is dedicated to curing orphan diseases. The capabilities of the firm include: Packaging

2020-06-30T12:32:38-05:00

Teamshares

What is Teamshares? We are a venture capital backed financial tech firm that does things a little differently. We call what we do: “participatory capitalism”. It’s really very simple. We buy small businesses from retiring owners, typically baby boomers who are ready to retire and then fund the selling of the businesses to the employees.

2020-07-07T15:38:37-05:00

Powerhouse

PowerHouse (www.power-house.in) is India’s first solar powered, ready-to-move-in, eco-friendly, smart home. Built to last, it comes pre-fitted with electrical and plumbing systems that can be controlled remotely. It provides clean energy for your home and e-vehicle, free for life and costs only $ 17,000. Depending on the model chosen, Powerhouse includes but is not limited

2020-05-27T18:10:21-05:00

Mentor Pool In India

Mentor Pool is the mentoring platform of Venture Center, Pune.  The platform aims to facilitate productive and seamless mentor-mentee interactions. Please go to their website: http://mentorpool.org/ On this site, you will be able to sign up as a mentor for a company using the join tab at the top of the site. All of the information

2020-06-08T14:09:03-05:00

University of Wisconsin Credit Union Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

UW Credit Union has been the long term coordinator of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center located on University Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin. While we started the predecessor sites, UW Credit Union has done an incredible job of building the program and strengthening its: financial literacy component, viability and visibility. The original program we at

2020-06-08T14:07:36-05:00

Yarl IT Hub in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Yarl IT Hub is a non-profit organization that has established an annual hackathon and a coding school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Their hackathon was recently held for the eighth time. It has created more than 150 jobs through the 18 start ups run by alumni of Yarl Geek Challenge. And the coding school has the

2020-06-08T14:07:43-05:00

Journey House Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Journey House, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is currently seeking volunteer tax preparers to become IRS certified and provide free tax return preparation to eligible taxpayers. The primary tasks include attending IRS tax law training and certification, including the use of electronic filing software; and directly preparing each return based on information provided by the taxpayer.

2020-05-27T18:10:36-05:00

Center on Business and Poverty

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Center on Business and Poverty (COBAP) is a non-profit organization that supports writing and community projects related to employers which participate in social enterprise or employee ownership.[1] While it was an initiative of The College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin Madison, it is now a private

2020-06-08T14:09:27-05:00

Personal Finance Employee Education Fund

The Center on Business and Poverty has run The Personal Finance Employee Education Fund (PFEEF) for several years and is currently in the process of bringing in new leadership both in the US and the UK. Historically, PFEEF’s mission has been to provide support to organizations and their employees as they take charge of their

2020-06-30T08:33:27-05:00

Elevita

Elevita believes in the power of partnerships. They cultivate collaborations with artisans from developing countries who create beautiful, unique and high-quality products. Elevita then acts as the retail partner who provides additional markets for the artisans through a website, wholesale opportunities and events. They are committed to quality, superb craftsmanship, and sustainable design of products

2020-06-08T14:09:37-05:00