Category Archives: Charity

Kenny Slaught – Santa Barbara Is Conducive To The Growth Of Startups

Apart from being known as a famous tourist destination, Santa Barbara has now become a center for novel and developing businesses, said Kenny Slaught. Lots of encouraging, new companies have been formed in recent years, and many, counting AppScale, LastLine, TrackR, and Salty Girl Seafood, have come straight out of the University of California Santa Barbara. With more than $200 million created for  startups from private investors in the prior year, the Central Coast claims nearly twice the investment per capita in development than the greater Los Angeles area, a much bigger market. While some may feel the attraction of Silicon Valley or Hollywood, native entrepreneurs acknowledge the influence of building a business in an environment that boosts growth. So, the region is one of the best places in the country to launch and develop startups, creating exceptional biotech, medical, technology, and scientific businesses like Inogen, Raytheon, Sonos, and BioIQ.

Read more: http://profitandcost.com/news/kenny-slaught-examines-santa-barbara-s-thriving-community/0004694/

CADA: tackling alcoholism and drug abuse in Santa Barbara

CADA: tackling alcoholism and drug abuse in Santa Barbara

Drugs and alcohol have been a big problem for almost every community in the world. We can consider that nobody is absolutely safe from falling into these addictions. Fortunately, there are many institutions in almost every city in the world that tackle this problem. Many of these institutions have very controversial approaches to these addictions… Continue Reading

Nonprofit Kinect: helping charities do their job

Nonprofit Kinect: helping charities do their job

As a company are you a bit afraid of what is happening with your charity money? Do you know what to do with your fiduciary responsibility? Have you ever wondered if your fundraising activities are enough and if your company can support such fundraising? Nonprofits are very important for the community as we have seen… Continue Reading

Investec President and Founder, Kenny Slaught, Highlights Features of Santa Barbara’s Spanish Colonial Architecture

Investec Real Estate Companies Founder and President, Kenny Slaught, discusses the noticeable features of the Spanish Colonial architecture found throughout Santa Barbara. He highlights the intricately adorned archways and brightly colored tiles and suggests places where these characteristics can be found, such as the County Courthouse and historic downtown areas. Read More: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/kenny-slaught-discusses-history-architecture-061351293.html Continue Reading

DVS: Domestic Violence Solutions for everybody

DVS: Domestic Violence Solutions for everybody

Talking about domestic violence is difficult and not pleasant. Throughout the years there have been many charities and institutions that address this problem and try to tackle it in the best way possible. If we take a look at the numbers of domestic violence around the world, we can say that the effort has failed… Continue Reading

Calm 4 Kids: tackling child abuse in Santa Barbara

Calm 4 Kids: tackling child abuse in Santa Barbara

This is one of those charities that everybody wishes they didn’t even exist. What we mean by this is that some issues should not even happen in the world and that there shouldn’t even be institutions to tackle this issue. But it does exist and in scales that people can’t even imagine. Fortunately, since the… Continue Reading