Edward Bogard (SoGiv)

Nov 29, 2017, 12:00 – 3:00 AM


Memphis Bioworks, 20 Dudley St., Memphis, 38103

Edward Bogard is the Philanthropic Designer/Founder and CEO of SoGiv; the world’s first non-profit shoe design company. SoGiv embraces charitable causes around the world by designing limited edition shoes that bare their logo and mission. His shoes create new pathways for philanthropy, volunteerism, and accelerate the impact organization’s can make in their local communities and beyond.

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What happens when your passion for design and giving back collide? Meet Edward Bogard, founder and CEO of SoGiv. SoGiv is the world’s first non-profit shoe design Co. dedicated to using shoes as pathways for philanthropy, volunteerism, and charitable causes.  SoGiv has adopted twenty causes, each of which receive 100% of the proceeds generated through each shoe sold. Each SoGiv shoe design reflects an organization’s logo and promotes their mission through fashion and branding. Most importantly their shoes seek to raise awareness and inspire volunteerism for the causes that impact the greatest needs in the cities they serve. SoGiv is changing the world one shoe at at time!  

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  • Edward Bogard


    Founder and CEO



Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12:00 AM – 3:00 AM UTC


12:00 AMCheck-in/Networking
12:45 AMFire-side Chat
1:30 AMStartup Spotlight
1:45 AMNetworking
2:45 AMWrap-up/Closing


  • LaKeisha Harrison


    Memphis Chapter Director

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