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Cleantech Accelerator Greenstart Evolves into Venture Company

Despite abandoning the accelerator model, far from backing away from promising young businesses, Greenstart plans to make investments in 10 to 12 "clean-web"…
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Israeli Driver Assistance System Introduces Driverless Technology

Driverless cars may seem like something out of the future, but the technology is almost here - thanks to Mobileye's driver assistance technology,…
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Guatemala’s Quetsol Campaigns to Change the Way Solar is Distributed

A small Guatemalan renewable energy company wants to change the way solar is sold to low-income rural families, saying that the popular and…
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How to Set Organizational Values and Guiding Principles

Here’s a look at some of the strategic questions that will help you to build your team, bring in investment, and ensure that…
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Why Social Enterprise Attracts Women

From Rwanda to Shanghai, women are setting up new businesses with social and environmental change at their heart. Charlotte Sankey asks what's driving…
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Stonyfield Farm Tracks Its Carbon Footprint

What’s in a carbon footprint? Stonyfield Farm has decided to find out, as part of its company-wide effort to help reduce climate change.
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Take the First Steps Towards Launching Your Social Venture

Take the first step toward launching your social venture by answering these five key questions.
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Recognizing Game-Changing Non-Profit Leaders

With rich examples and inspiring details, Everyday Heroes celebrates nonprofit leaders and impactful social entrepreneurs.
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Portland Small Businesses Join Together to Increase Black Friday Sales

Betsy Cross and Will Cervarich, owners of the Betsy and Iya in Northwest Portland have come up with a way to boost Black…
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Transforming Landfills into Sustainable Businesses One Wiggler at a Time

María Rodriguez, founder of Byoearth is teaching women the value of the red wiggler worm and the use of vermicomposting to support sustainable…
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The Good of Flexible Purpose Corporations

In January 2012, California began to recognize B Corps and Flexible Purpose Corps. While B Corps have been covered, Flex-Cs have not been…
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Social Entrepreneurs: Stop Pitching and Start Executing

Winning contests and prizes without ever impacting one life is not a viable business model. To create the permanent changes we desire, social…

Green Government Opportunities

By G. Nagesh Rao From my personal experience in the startup scene,  I have noted that the three critical types of capital required…
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White House Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Todd Park, White House Chief Technology Officer, announced today at NYC's TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, the creation of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program. A…
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Lots of Dinero Still on the Table: SBA’s $1B Impact Investment Fund

By G. Nagesh Rao How many of you knew about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)  “Impact Investment Initiative”? Are any of you…