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What a Dustup! Enigma Is NY’s TechCrunch Battlefield Winner

More than 25 startup companies competed last week for the Disrupt Cup at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 Startup Battlefield. Thirty companies were…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-finalist Interview: Thread

Ian Rosenberger visited Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake with the intention of assisting with relief efforts by taking photos and donating the…
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How to Incentivize Sustainability in Private Equity

When it comes to sustainability, most investor engagement focuses on large, publicly traded companies. The Environmental Defense Fund's Green Returns project instead focuses…
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SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: Back to the Roots

In 2009, when most college seniors were hoping to find any kind of employment, Back to the Roots Ventures (BTTR) co-founders decided to…
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Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: PrintEco

Each week leading up to the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open Innovation (SBIO) finals on June 5th,where the runner-up will be decided via live…
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The Care and Feeding of Your Sharing Economy Lawyer

If you're starting a sharing economy company, chances are good you'll eventually think "Is this legal?" Some tips on working with your new…
Many Kickstarter projects, like this one are wildly successful in their concept. But what about those funded projects that don't make it to prototype?

When Kickstarter Investors Have Buyers Remorse

What do investors do when a Kickstarter project they've been rooting for (and invested good, hard money in to see succeed) doesn't make…
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WeTeachMe: A New Way for Teachers to Share Knowledge

A new company based in Melbourne Australia wants to change the way that private instructors and students connect. With any luck, (and a…
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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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The iShack: Bringing Renewable Energy to South Africa Settlements

Connecting impoverished homes with electricity and access to safe drinking water has always been a challenge in South Africa. The iShack is a…
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Social Reconfiguration: Can We Do More With Less?

Social entrepreneurs working independently is inefficient. Networks are critical for social entrepreneurs to scale their impact. Civil society needs to think about how…
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Sustainable Businesses Need to Focus on Latinos

The Latino population is the fastest growing demographic in the United States. According to the Pew Hispanic Center, approximately 800,000 Hispanic residents turn…
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Swiss Recycling Efficiency in Egyptian Slums

What if I told you that the renowned Swiss efficiency was being far outpaced by the efforts of a few small business owners…
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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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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…