YourCause Honored as a Fastest Growing Technology Company in North Texas

August 31, 2016

Tech Titans names YourCause, an industry leader in employee engagement solutions, to the Tech Titan Fast Tech 25 list. Tech Titans, North Texas’ most comprehensive organization supporting technology innovation, releases an annual award recognizing the fastest growing technology companies in North Dallas. YourCause ranked as the 13th fastest growing company on the 2016 Tech Titan Fast Tech 25 list, which is the second consecutive year the company has won this award. The Tech Titan organization evaluates and selects winners based on several criteria, one of which is overall revenue growth from 2013 to 2015. During that period YourCause experienced an 82% growth in revenue, which was supported by a 435% growth in new clientele.

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YourCause Hackathon Results in Tracking Technology for United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

August 25, 2016

YourCause is the first Employee Engagement Platform provider to develop technology directly related to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) allowing users to track and report on donations and volunteer hours related to the IMPACT 2030 initiative. The initiative to support the United Nations’ program was the impetus for a company-wide hackathon that sparked innovation, teamwork, and incremental development of additional tools that will integrate the UN’s SDGs into YourCause’s existing CSRconnect Employee Engagement platform. The tracking and reporting functionality allows nonprofit organizations to identify which of the United Nation’s SDGs appropriately align with their mission, and displays the results to enterprises and their respective employees within CSRconnect’s charity search functionality. In total, the UN and its partners have established 17 overall Sustainable Development Goals – also referred to as ‘Global Goals’ – that are designed to tackle issues such as poverty, inequality, and climate change, and were developed as part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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YourCause Honored as Back-to-Back Winner from Inc. 5000

August 18, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Inc. Magazine ranked YourCause, the employee engagement industry leader and innovator, NO. 1809 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States. YourCause’s 206% growth since 2013 has secured Inc. 5000’s national recognition and is the only employee engagement platform provider awarded the honor on the 2016 list.

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YourCause Volunteers Support United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #4

August 8, 2016

The Staff from YourCause, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, and their families participated in a volunteer event with Community Partners of Dallas to provide new school supplies and uniforms to over 2,500 Dallas County children. YourCause chose this day of service to align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 4: to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. With 37% of children in Dallas County living in concentrated poverty, the lack of basic school supplies and uniforms prohibit children from having the tools needed to actively participate in their education.

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YourCause Founder Heads to Zambia and Zimbabwe to Lead a Finance Bootcamp for the Country’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs

June 3, 2016

The Founder and CEO of YourCause, Matt Combs, was selected as one of six American business experts to run a U.S. government supported program for Zambian entrepreneurs. The program is a joint initiative between the US Embassy in Zambian and BongoHive, Zambia’s leading startup and technology hub. Over the course of six months, American thought leaders guide Zambian entrepreneurs through a series of working session designed to help local entrepreneurs overcome difficulties faced when trying to access financing and launched their entrepreneurial endeavor. Combs is running the second session (June 6th – 10th) which focuses on crafting pitches to raise capital through banks and investors.

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YourCause Named a Preferred Provider and Partner for United Way Worldwide

May 17, 2016

YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, today announced a partnership with United Way Worldwide (UWW), the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit, in which YourCause has been named a preferred technology provider. With 1,800 United Ways engaged in more than 40 countries worldwide, the partnership is expected to expand YourCause’s solution to the vast network of both enterprise and nonprofit organizations. The two industry leaders are focused on delivering efficiency in the corporate giving process, while expanding the overall offering through domestic and international vetting services. Immediately, the partnership will deliver to users the ability to access more than 37,300 (partner) domestic agencies, plus an additional 77,000 (non partner) agencies, followed closely by the expanded international rollout throughout summer 2016.

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YourCause Expands Employee Engagement Network by more than 550,000 Employees During Q1 2016

May 20, 2016

YourCause, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, added 17 new corporate clients to the CSRconnect Network during the first quarter, increasing the total network of enterprise employees served by more than 550,000 to 3,600,000. The company attributes the surge in growth to the release of new product functionality, the ability to maintain industry leading customer support delivery levels, and growth in sales and technology infrastructure. The growth during the first quarter of 2016 represents the single largest client expansion within a 3-month period since being founded in 2008.
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YourCause Announces Partnership with Heartland Payment Systems

April 20, 2016

YourCause, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, and Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), a leader in online payment processing in the United States, announced a strategic partnership providing YourCause clients an additional credit card payment distribution functionality. The new option will offer the industry’s lowest credit card processing rates for all donations transacted through YourCause’s CSRconnect platform. The flexibility of this model allows clients to construct a unique processing configuration that will reduce overall credit card program fees by nearly 50 percent, translating into additional funding for the recipient charities.

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Top Professionals Convene in Dallas for YourCause’s Annual Industry Conference CSRworks

April 5, 2016

YourCause, LLC, provider of the CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, kicked off its 6th Annual CSRworks Conference, hosting corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from across North America at the Addison Conference and Theatre Centre. The conference is recognized within the CSR space as an event facilitating strategic conversations on industry innovation tactics, best practices in employee engagement and the release of YourCause’s bi-annual Industry Review.
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YourCause Reports 62% Growth in 2015 Volunteer Hours Logged Within Platform

March 14, 2016

YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, saw a 62% growth in the total hours volunteered to non-profit organizations logged within CSRconnect from 2014 to 2015. The 8.5 million hours – an increase from 5.2 million hours volunteered in 2014 – is a direct result of over 1.4 million unique users logging volunteer hours, which also represents a 48% increase in total individuals volunteering during the same period. On average, employees engaging in volunteer efforts grew their volunteer hours by nearly 10%, resulting in 6.04 hours volunteered per individual.

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YourCause CEO and Founder, Matt Combs, to Present at The Montgomery Summit

February 2, 2016

YourCause LLC, provider of the CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, was selected from over 4,000 nominated companies to present at the thirteenth annual Montgomery Summit in Santa Monica, California, on March 8th and 9th. The Summit is recognized as a leading business and technology conference with only 140 companies, like YourCause, presenting business strategy and market positioning to over 1,000 entrepreneurs, corporate executives and venture capitalists.
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YourCause Grows Total 2015 Donations Processed by 156%; Total Recipient Charities Increases by 22%.

February 8, 2016

CARROLLTON, Texas – YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, saw a 156% growth in the total dollars processed to qualified and approved non-profit organizations from 2014 to 2015. The $361 million in donations represented a total dollar increase of roughly $130 million over the 12-month period, all of which were directed by users to more than 77,000 unique charities.

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YourCause to Acquire Orange Leap to Expand Offering for Non-Profits

February 2, 2016

YourCause, the leading SaaS provider of employee engagement solutions, announced the acquisition of Orange Leap, a cloud based provider of donor management solutions for non-profits globally.  The acquisition adds to the existing suite of non-profit offerings provided by YourCause and will position the company as the only provider of end-to-end, connected solutions for both the enterprise and the non-profit – paving the way for ongoing feature development and product expansion more effectively connecting the employee, the enterprise, and the non-profit community.
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YourCause Releases 2015 Workplace Diversity Report – Continues to Exceed Industry Diversity Averages

January 21, 2016

CARROLLTON, Texas – YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, released its 2015 Workplace Diversity Report for the second consecutive year. The report measures gender and ethnicity division at YourCause and compares such data to industry averages of other technology companies. The 2015 data shows that while the overall technology industry is improving in the area of gender diversity, YourCause remains well ahead of all reported averages in overall gender diversification and, more specifically, reports a greater than 25% difference in female to male talent throughout the company.

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Employee Engagement Provider YourCause Honored with Two More Awards

November 13, 2015

YourCause, the leading SaaS provider of employee engagement solutions, was recently recognized by Southern Methodist University’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Dallas Morning News for growth, internal cultural excellence, and operating performance over the past 12-months. SMU’s Caruth Institute ranked YourCause as the 94th most entrepreneurial business within the Dallas Top 100, while the Dallas Morning News placed the company 15 in its 100 Best Places to Work within the Dallas Metroplex – which examines more than 140 area companies. The recognition compliments additional awards received by YourCause in 2015 from other such respected organizations as Inc. Magazine and the Dallas Business Journal.
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YourCause Named a Fastest Growing Company in North Texas

August 24, 2015

CARROLLTON, Texas, Aug. 24 /CSRwire/ – The Technology Association for North Texas named YourCause as the 9th fastest growing technology company in the North Texas region with a Fast Tech Award on August 21st, 2015. Winners are ranked using a unique calculation based on information complied via a nomination form and independent research conducted by Travis Wolff, LLP and Comerica Bank. YourCause, the industry leader and innovator in employee engagement and CSR solutions, proved to be the 9th fastest growing technology company with a 156.88% fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2014. This win follows similar recognition by Inc. Magazine as No. 927 on the Inc. 5000 list and the honor of being named the 11th Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal.
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Inc. Magazine Names YourCause As One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 13, 2015

Inc. Magazine ranked YourCause, industry leader and innovator in employee engagement solutions, NO. 927 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. This list recognizes and ranks companies by calculating the percentage growth of their annual revenue over a three-year period. YourCause’s 482% growth since 2012 secured the Inc. 5000 national recognition within the first year of applying.
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Dallas Technology Company Excels in Customer Service

June 1, 2015

YourCause, the provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Solutions, has released the results of its first quarter customer service metrics. For the first three months of 2015, the user satisfaction rating climbed to 90%, while first response times improved by 55%, and overall ticket resolution times were 50% faster than the industry average. The release of such results highlight the company’s ongoing commitment to deliver above-industry standard in customer service and YourCause’s ongoing interest in maintaining full transparency for all clients utilizing the CSRconnect platform.
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Dallas Technology Company Taking New Approach to Attracting Select Technical Talent

May 11, 2015

YourCause, the provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Solutions, has launched a technically specific recruiting website (http://gethired.yourcause.com) to attract select talent to join the YourCause development team. The internal hiring team is creatively searching for candidates located in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area with an interest in holding such positions as Front-End Developer, Database Engineer/ DBA, Front-End Engineer JavaScript MVC (Software Engineer, Angular/ Ember/ Backbone, iQuery), and Senior Software Architect, API/ Integrations. All posted positions are to be filled immediately upon completion of a successful interview whereby individuals must display technical superiority and the ability to positively contribute to the YourCause culture – a staple to the ongoing success of YourCause.
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Corporate Employees Rally to Drive Donations for Nepal

May 5, 2015

YourCause, the provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Solutions, reports that during the first week post the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, the company and their clients have surpassed $1,000,000 in total donations to support those impacted. Within hours of the disaster, 25 corporate clients activated CSRconnect’s disaster response feature, allowing 6,500 corporate citizens to instantly support charities already in route to provide relief.

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YourCause Expands Support for the Nonprofit Community

April 2, 2015

YourCause, LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, announced plans to expand support for the nonprofit community by increasing its investment in tools and services designed to better connect non-profits organizations with workplace engagement programs, manage donor and volunteer information, and increase the efficiency of donors supporting non-profits of their choice despite the organization’s location. The company has already begun the rollout of the planned services and expects to continue new non-profit feature rollouts throughout 2015 and into the coming year.

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YourCause Releases Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Industry Study at Conference

April 1, 2015

YourCause, LLC, the industry leader in corporate community involvement programs with its proprietary CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, released a landmark study on corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends, activities, and industry practices at its 5th Annual CSRworks Conference, held at the Addison Conference and Theatre Centre. The findings of this study are the result of five years of collected data from leaders and participants in corporate social responsibility. It represents the first of its kind as a comprehensive industry data publication. YourCause Founder and CEO Matt Combs explained, “This research strongly affirms that corporate social responsibility programs are effective in improving employee engagement while increasing donations to deserving non profit organizations.”

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YourCause Breaks Gender Trends in 2014 Diversity Report

February 4, 2015

YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, has published the first employee diversity report since starting the company nearly 7 years ago. The report demonstrates YourCause’s ongoing commitment to a diverse workforce and highlights the company’s achievements during the nearly 100% growth in headcount during 2014. The 2014 Diversity Report compares YourCause’s diversity profile to the averages from other companies within the Technology industry. The data shows that ethnic diversity at YourCause aligned with the Technology industry; however, the company is significantly more diverse in gender diversity, with a greater than 30% difference in female to male talent.

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YourCause Announces $4 Million in Series A Funding for Sales Acceleration and Product Expansion

November 6, 2014

YourCause LLC, SaaS provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, announced the closing of Series A funding led by Vocap Investment Partners. The additional capital will be used to support the company’s impressive growth by expanding marketing and sales initiatives, the development of new industry products and services, and geographic capabilities.

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YourCause’s Client Growth Triggers the Addition of Odessa Jenkins to the Leadership Team

August 13, 2014 

YourCause LLC, provider of CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, is excited to announce the addition of Odessa Jenkins as the director of client services. The Director of Client Services will be responsible for providing existing clients with enhanced support, as well as, ongoing guidance to all new licensed clients. As the company continues to grow by more than 60% annually, the addition of Jenkins to the Management Team will be key to efficiently and effectively delivering CSRconnect and its respective services.

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YourCause Releases a New Nonprofit Portal to Maximize Workplace Giving Programs

July 14, 2014 

YourCause, the provider of the CSRconnect Employee Engagement Platform, has launched a new online portal specifically for nonprofit organizations seeking to interact with the YourCause network of corporate employee giving, volunteering, and sustainability programs. The new platform will continue to be offered to all qualified nonprofits at no cost and will give them increased capabilities to interact with more than 2.5 million employees throughout the world.

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YourCause Grows by 60% in 2013 AND Expects Similar Trend in 2014

January 24, 2014

YourCause, LLC, provider of the CSRconnect employee engagement solution, has released their 2013 revenue growth rate of 61%. Since 2009, the company has consistently grown revenues by more than 60% year-over-year and expects to do the same in 2014. Similarly, the company employee headcount and total number of clients grew by more than 50% through the same time period.

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