OrgSync Honored to be Included in Prestigious Empact Showcase and Recognized at United Nations
Dallas, TX (September 29, 2014) - OrgSync, Inc. today announced that for the second year it has been named to the 2014 Empact Showcase by Empact, an organization that celebrates the impact and diversity of young entrepreneurs.
Now in its fourth year, the Empact Showcase recognized Eric Fortenberry, President and CEO of OrgSync, as being among the United States’ “Best Companies Started and Run by Young Entreprenuers.”
“I am honored to be recognized for the second year by Empact,” says Eric Fortenberry, President and CEO of OrgSync. “Since our founding in 2007, OrgSync has come a long way. We started in a small house in Austin, Texas and now have 50 employees in our Dallas, Texas headquarters serving over 400 higher education institutions all around the world.”
OrgSync is a leading online community management platform for higher education that helps departments, programs, and all member-based organizations across campus streamline processes and drive engagement.
Empact Showcase companies were started and are run by entrepreneurs who are age 35 and under. In 2013, the companies comprising the Empact Showcase contributed more than 10,000 jobs to the economy, and controlled over $1 billion in revenue.
Founders in the Empact Showcase will be recognized for their achievements at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City in October. Past celebrations have taken place at the White House and United Nations.
“Young entrepreneurs are having a big impact on our economy, and it’s so powerful to have so many of these leaders in a room together,” said Sheena Lindahl, Co-Founder of the Empact Showcase. “Many of the companies are social enterprises that are also making a huge difference in people’s lives. Is it never an easy road to build a successful organization, and we believe it’s important to celebrate all the spirit and grit these entrepreneurs have put into making the world a better place.”
OrgSync provides a cloud-hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) community management platform tailored to higher education institutions. The Company’s products create a robust online community that empowers both students and campus administrators with the tools and resources necessary to effectively manage and enrich campus life. Learn more here.
Empact aims to facilitate a culture of entrepreneurship in communities around the world by exposing young people to entrepreneurship, convening entrepreneurs in peer support networks, and celebrating the vital role young entrepreneurs play in our economy. Empact has worked with over 500 colleges and universities, workforce development organizations, Chambers of Commerce, and Small Business Development Centers in the US and abroad to help promote entrepreneurship among aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn more here.