Some Upside Members have already experienced liquidity events, generating significant value for their communities. With hundreds of pledges from growing companies, the impact is just beginning!
These companies have already experienced a liquidity event (such as an IPO or acquisition), resulting in donations being made to the charities of their choice through The Upside Foundation
Clear Blue Technologies
Two Anonymous Liquidity Events
Donated to charities
Upside Members have chosen a variety of charities to receive the proceeds from their donations
Upside Foundation surpasses $1M in charitable donations following 2019 Canadian tech exits, read more
Zensurance donated to the Sick Kids Foundation through the Tech4SickKids initiative, read more
Clear Blue Technologies donated to the Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc. and World Wildlife Fund, read more
Ooka Island donated to the PEI Literacy Alliance, read more
BlueCat Networks donated to the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, read more
Understoodit donated to the East York Learning Experience and Mentoring Junior Kids Organization, read more
Various companies in Upside's network have supported the Derek Smyth Memorial Foundation, read more
Are you a charity looking to get involved with Upside? Visit Charities to learn how.
"Upside makes it really easy to give back to the community and help create the world we want to live in. It was thrilling to see that our acquisition meant I could pay it forward to a wonderful non-profit doing powerful work in my hometown!"
Joelle MacPhee, Co-founder of Ooka Island
"Perhaps one of the most satisfying outcomes of my experience founding a company & exiting was knowing that my efforts led to Upside Foundation receiving its donation and directing it to SickKids."
Sultan Mehrabi, Co-founder of Zensurance
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