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August 20, 2014

Toms will be partnering with investment firm Bain Capital in an effort to expand the company’s reach and its charitable efforts.

Toms will be partnering with investment firm Bain Capital in an effort to expand the company’s reach and its charitable efforts.

Though no financial information about the agreement was announced, Toms founder Blake Mycoskie will remain in charge of the company and maintain his 50% share of it. Additionally, Mycoskie will use half of the money he gained from the partnership to start a fund for social causes and entrepreneurship.

January 22, 2014

Toms founder and CEO Blake Mycoskie is the latest recruit to join the B Team, a nonprofit initiative, co-founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz. Mycoskie is the youngest member of team.

Toms founder and CEO Blake Mycoskie is the latest recruit to join the B Team, a nonprofit initiative, co-founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz. Mycoskie is the youngest member of team.

The B Team was created to encourage businesses to be a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit.

December 17, 2012

Blake Mycoskie, founder of the Toms shoe brand, has donated 100% of the proceeds from his bestselling book “Start Something That Matters.”

LOS ANGELES — Blake Mycoskie, founder of the Toms shoe brand, has donated 100% of the proceeds from his bestselling book “Start Something That Matters.”

Mycoskie has established the Start Something That Matters Foundation with the book’s proceeds, approximately $300,000, to benefit social entrepreneurs and students around the world. The first three recipient organizations of the new fund are the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, Echoing Green and GOOD.is.