CAIS believes in a culture of shared success. CAIS Vision, our philanthropic initiative, harnesses the Firm’s resources and network for the benefit of select non-profit organizations. CAIS identifies and supports organizations that have the potential for outsized social impact. CAIS is a proud supporter of Endeavor Global and the Walkabout Foundation. Learn more about these organizations below and join us in building a better world.
Endeavor is leading the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. To date, Endeavor has screened more than 50,000 entrepreneurs and selected more than a 1,200 individuals leading over 750 high-impact companies. With support from Endeavor’s worldwide mentor network, these high-impact entrepreneurs have created over 50,000 jobs, generated billions in revenue and inspired future generations to innovate and take risks.
Matt Brown, Founder & CEO of CAIS, is a member of the global board of directors and attends the international selection panels to help choose and mentor aspiring entrepreneurs.
Walkabout Foundation is a non-profit organization that focuses on funding research to find a cure for paralysis and donating wheelchairs to people in need around the world. To date, Walkabout has built approximately 7,500 wheel chairs, made distributions in 16 countries and impacted over 20,000 lives. With support from donors, Walkabout has been able to fund approximately 94 ground breaking research projects on spinal cord epidural stimulation.
Fred Kauber, CTO of CAIS has aligned his personal goal to run 50 marathons in 50 states with an initiative to raise awareness and funds for the Walkabout Foundation.
CAIS has been a tireless supporter of Endeavor, and more importantly, of entrepreneurship. With the support of organizations like CAIS, we have empowered hundreds of entrepreneurs around the globe to scale up, catalyzing long-term economic growth in their communities through the creation of jobs and increased revenue.
We are thrilled CAIS and Fred have chosen to support the Walkabout Foundation through marathons across the globe.
This a tremendous honor for us and we couldn’t be more appreciative. We know that every step that Fred takes is a step closer to finding a cure for paralysis.