Over the last year we have been working hard to combine two very different worlds: sports gambling and philanthropy. The idea being our efforts is to take the incredibly large industry of sports entertainment and provide a platform to redirect the social behavior of betting. As a result, we aim to raise money for impactful non-profits.
May 2017 has been busy and full of exciting news, so you won’t want to miss this GoodBookey recap! We’ve traveled to New Orleans to pitch for Collision, started prepping for Vivatech in Paris, and have been featured in two articles since the beginning of May. Continue reading for more information—you won’t want to miss it!
GoodBookey was 1 of 90 chosen applicants from a pool of 16,000 global applications
GoodBookey, a social impact startup based out of Raleigh, was awarded funding by Publicis, an international advertising and public relations agency. Their innovative spin on making donations to nonprofits a fun and social experience was selected from among thousands of applicants to receive funding. Additionally, as a part of the reward, GoodBookey is receiving strategic mentorship from Razorfish, one of the world’s largest interactive agencies.
Goodbookey is proud to announce that we are partnering with Runologie for our very first mystery box giveaway!
Runologie is an independently owned and operated speciality running store located in Raleigh, North Carolina (just like Goodbookey). They are dedicated to providing quality shoes, clothing, and accessories for runners of all kinds. Additionally, each of their team members are experienced runners who assist costumers in making choices that lead to a more enjoyable walk, run, and overall lifestyle.
For this year’s March Madness tournament, the GoodBookey held a friendly little bracket competition. Our competition’s March Madness winner won $100 cash and a $100 donation towards the GoodBookey nonprofit of their choice. Well, March Madness is over, and we are thrilled to announce Lani Berry, one of our Software Engineers, took home the title!
The Final Four has arrived and we’re more ready than ever. Our brackets are locked, our bets are in, and the time has come: Who will take home the title of National Champions?
Sweet 16 day four is here! We’re only two games away from finding out who is heading to the Elite 8, but we have a pretty good guess as to our picks.
Sweet 16 day three is here! We are pretty pumped for some good games, good bets, and good friends. Who are you betting on?
Today is day two of the Sweet 16 and we’re ready to see some upsets, especially after some close games yesterday. UCLA vs. Kentucky promises to be a fun one, and we’re betting some of our picks aren’t yours. That being said, Dr. Senkbeil has a good feeling about a few. Take a look below and tell us: which teams are you rooting for?