entrepreneurship

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Recognizing Game-Changing Non-Profit Leaders

With rich examples and inspiring details, Everyday Heroes celebrates nonprofit leaders and impactful social entrepreneurs.

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…

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…

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…

Earthquake Recovery in Japan: Entrepreneurs to the Rescue

Through its fellowship for young business leaders, ETIC is enlisting 200 fellows from some of the biggest corporations in Japan to move to…

When David and Goliath Work Together: Scaling Up Through Business Partnerships

Two high-profile partnerships – Honest Tea and Coca-Cola, Recyclebank and Waste Management – show that partnering big can help companies take their social…