World Logic Day

Pride Fund announces award and panel feature for UN World Logic Day 2023!

January 1, 2023
2 min

Columbus, OH/Austin, TX will welcome Pride Fund 1 for a featured panel at the 2023 World Logic Day on January 12th hosted at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, TX where they will also announce a strategic venture investment.

“The Pride Fund is excited to take part in a day of critical conversations around how logic is used to solve some of humanity’s most pressing challenges and we couldn’t think of a better place to do that than in TX” said Densil Porteous, CEO of Pride Fund 1. “The team is looking forward to a day of great conversations, spirited exchanges of information, and a wonderful investment announcement that will continue our commitment of helping create positive change in TX.”

The Pride Fund’s Logic Day panel will be moderated by Alicia Weigel and Nancy Fechnay. Alicia Weigel, partner at the Pride Fund, Human Rights Commissioner for Austin, and nicknamed by the Pride team “the GOV” worked to spearhead Pride Fund’s partnership and involvement for World Logic Day. With her commitment to helping invest various forms of capital into the Austin community, the Pride Fund will share more about their model and celebrate an Austin based company on the cusp of doing big things in 2023.

Nancy Fechnay, both a 3X founder and investor, is focused on bridging the worlds of venture capital and purpose. Nancy belongs to a global community of the top philanthropists, impact investors, and entrepreneurs around the world titled NEXUS. Additionally, she serves as Venture Partner for Gaingels. Nancy will help guide a meaningful conversation around how to combine impact, entrepreneurship, and capital.

Alicia Weigel
Nancy Fechnay

The panel will consist of Densil Porteous, CEO of Pride Fund, Damian Pelliccione, CEO and Co-Founder of Revry, and Colby Harvy, CEO at Rizse. Leadership team members of the Pride Fund Wolf Starr and Michael Smithson will also be present.

This conversation will highlight how entrepreneurs, investors, and venture capitalists can work together to drive awareness and real change in communities through using straight forward logic assessment to make informed decisions. The group will share their logic on how they are approaching a new area for venture and using a unique model to bring more awareness and change for LGTBQI+/queer rights and communities.

As a commitment to bettering the Texas and Austin community, Pride Fund will invest in one company with a vision to make a big difference in 2023–the finalists include Legal Karma and Happy Pillar.

Kory Kelly

Kory Kelly with Legal Karma “always knew what he wanted to be when he grew up: a person that builds businesses to help others.” Legal Karma helps teams with high contract operations automate complex documents, reducing drafting time by 90%. The company stands on the shoulders of what you have created and automates the process, creating a seamless experience for your team and clients.

Samantha Gardner
Mady Mantha

Samantha Gardner and Mady Mantha with Happy Pillar set out to make evidence-based mental healthcare accessible to all families using the power of AI and machine learning and the expertise of licensed therapists.

Logic.Wiki will celebrate and honor World Logic Day working to keep people and experts at the forefront of technological innovation and advancement. Both Legal Karma and Happy Pillar seek to create a better world while democratizing access to expertise. We can’t wait to find out the award winner and hope you will join us on the 12th!

About World Logic Day & next steps

We are especially grateful to our sponsors and major supporters Truist Bank, Accelerist, KFG Foundation, NOVA Impact, EDLINKS,TM , and Schmidt Futures for helping to make our support of great Impact oriented companies like the founders of Wunderkeks possible!

Interested in learning more about how to engage for World Logic Day 2023 as well as how to participate in the UN SDSN & SDG Academy Awards Competition? Please fill out our intake form and make sure to grab your pass for the in person event held on Jan 12, 2022 in Austin, TX at the Long Center for the Performing Arts to see great conversations like this one lead by the Pride Fund.

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