Recap - The Pitch

The Pitch Recap

Five social entrepreneurs took the stage at The Pitch, the culmination of our Social Innovation Accelerator in collaboration with Accenture, to share their big ideas to strengthen education, income and health in North Texas. Finalists competed for $235,000 funding and the title of Social Innovator of the Year, with additional prizes for Entrepreneurial Spirit and the Audience Choice Award.


United Way Launches Impact Investment Fund

During The Pitch, we announced a new partnership with Cherry, an on-demand technology platform that connects clients with independent nail technicians for manicure services. Through this inaugural impact investment, United Way is supporting Cherry’s operations, as well as serving as an impact advisor to ensure economic advancement for women in our community.

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Health Innovation Tech Challenge

United Way is launching a social innovation competition with $1 million in prizes to identify, elevate, and activate transformative solutions to community health challenges across North Texas. We are seeking technology-fueled approaches to increase access to preventive care and improve social, emotional wellness and mental health.

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