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Press Releases

June 28, 2013 – SoJo announces funding support from Ontario Trillium Foundation and celebrates one year anniversary

December 5, 2012 – Kanika Gupta of SoJo named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women in 2012 Awards

June 28, 2012 – SoJo announces public launch to transform ideas for global social change into action.

December 1, 2011 – New online tool launches to help young social entrepreneurs turn ideas into action.

Media Coverage

Below is a collection of interviews and articles about SoJo or written by a member of the team at SoJo. If you are a member of the media interested in writing about SoJo, please contact Steph Peters at

SoJo in Print / Web

Speaker turns Sheridan on to social activism
Sheridan Sun
February 27, 2013

Kanika Gupta: Creating a social footprint
CanIndia, Sabrina Almeida
February 11, 2013.

Entrepreneur tells students ‘opt for courage over fear’
January 27, 2013

RedefiningTO: SoJo – Educating & Empowering Social Entrepreneurs.
Toronto is Awesome, Shauna Trainor
January 15, 2013

Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada
Financial Post Magazine
CBS Marketwire
Huffington Post Canada
December 4, 2012

A little help at the start
Times of India,  Padmaparna Ghosh
October 20, 2012

The skinny on SoJo: An online platform to help you convert ideas for social good into action
Charity Village, Jodie Shupac
October 18, 2012

From a Master’s Thesis to a Social Startup and a UNESCO Endorsement – Audacious Startups Part III
Forbes, Bhrigu Pankaj Prashar
October 3, 2012

Digital Media Zone startup SoJo launches social innovation website
Accelerator Gazette,  Christina Dun and Lauren Schneider
July 2, 2012

SoJo sheds beta tag, scores UNESCO endorsement
Globe and Mail,  Katherine Scarrow
June 28, 2012

Challenges of Working with Inflated Expectations (Starting Up)
Women 2.0
June 8, 2012

Kanika Gupta, founder of The SoJo
Job Postings, David Tal
May 14, 2012

The Consumerization of IT from the perspective of a Millennial: Get onboard sooner, rather than later
Canadian Digital Media Network
April 20, 2012

Cultivating Innovation
Ontario Trillium Foundation
April 3, 2012

My start-up story: Kanika Gupta and SoJo
The Guardian
March 19, 2012

Digital World Change
The Eyeopener, Nuruddin Qorane
February 1, 2012

Entrepreneur aims to turn good intentions into tangible projects
The Globe and Mail, Farah Mohamed
December 15, 2011

SoJo Ventures seeks to support socially conscious startups 
The Financial Post, Jameson Berkow
December 1, 2011

SoJo Video Interviews

Kanika Gupta – Ideas into Action (Full Interview)
Future Primitive
May 14, 2013

Kanika Gupta, Founder of The SoJo
February 21, 2012

SoJo Audio Interviews

The Provides the Tools and Resources for Social Innovators
New Empire Builders
April 5, 2012

Contact Information

For all media inquiries, please contact:

Steph Peters

Media Kit

About SoJo
SoJo is a collection of tools and informational resources to inspire and empower individuals to bring their ideas for social change into reality. SoJo is a comprehensive source for all the information needed to guide and support the journeys of those creating social change.

SoJo’s vision is to be the leading online resource that social innovators reference to turn their ideas for social change into action. SoJo works at the intersection of the online education and social innovation sectors with a goal of creating synergy and inspiring collaboration between existing organizations that share similar goals. We offer a product that is complimentary to what already exists and our goal is to bring all of the knowledge and content in the space into one location.

For in-depth information about SoJo, please visit our About page which contains up to date information on SoJo’s story, the SoJo team and how SoJo is described.

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