Founder/Co-creator, Athletes Influence and Partner, LOHAS Advisors
Danny Hughes is one of the most sought after and in-demand strategic business advisors and social impact accelerators; guiding family, private wealth and endowment funding sources dedicated to making an impact, consulting numerous social entrepreneurs and innovators, and coaching champions and influencers aiming to leave a legacy beyond the game. He is a frequent Keynote Speaker and contributor at leading US and global Family Office, Private Wealth, Alternative and Impact Investing conferences.
In 2003, he co-founded Broadlook Technologies and in the span of a decade, tens of thousands of global users recognized Broadlook as an innovation leader in real-time data crawling, parsing and aggregation to power leading recruiting and HR, B2B sales and marketing, and data service operations.
Today, Danny is an active investor, sits on the boards of for-profit social ventures and non-profit endeavors, and commits his active consulting practice towards early stage and growth social ventures, philanthropy and impact entrepreneurship. Mr. Hughes was recently added to the Board of Directors of The Giving Back Fund to provide support on impact investing and venture philanthropy initiatives of 450+ celebrity and athlete foundations and charities.
Active projects include Impact Deposits Corporation, Blue Mahoe Partners (Jamaica and Caribbean Growth and RE funds), Vytal Health, SGE, Adventures in Medicine, Arlington Healthcare, Bring Back the Blue, Bioscience Growth Partners, A Hero Foundation (Hire A Hero), George Group North and Building Blocks for Affordable Housing.
Hughes is also the founder of Athletes Influence, creating both digital platforms and Keynote/Panels for leading financial and investor related conferences and events. Aimed to elevate the social business, philanthropic and legacy building ventures of both active and former professional athletes and facilitate relationships with the alternative and impact investor communities to fund their projects and accelerate social change.
Danny recently joined 1913 Media Group as an advisor, investor, Board Member and will serve in a Corporate Development capacity. 1913 Media Group is meeting the exploding appetite for entertainment content by changing the way that small budget, “pre-sold” (under $10M) film and television projects are identified, secured, managed and financially engineered to appeal to the private, alternative and impact investors, eager for tax strategies and Alpha returns.
Hughes also co-founded bioscrience Growth Partners to support the go-to-market strategy and distribution of BioLab Sciences solutions in regeneration, recovery and wound care. BioLab Sciences proprietary My Own Skin (™) changes the way podiatry, wound and burn care accelerates patient recovery.
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