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How a Hudson Valley Entrepreneur is Transforming the Shrimp Industry

Eco Shrimp Garden's first project contains scores of indoor pools where shrimp are raised inside a retrofitted mattress factory in the town of…
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Startups Will Not Survive Without Social Responsibility Programs

Startups can find it difficult to justify dedicating time, money and energy to corporate responsibility. But they'll need to take a different approach…
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Impossible Foods’ Vegan ‘Bloody Burger’ Hits NYC Food Scene

The completely plant-based burger that oozes a primal red color when squeezed is on the menu at one of Momofuku’s NYC restaurants.
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Crowdfunding Links Small Investors To Social Enterprise Startups

"Regulation crowdfunding" is a lot like Kickstarter, with one big difference: When you send money through Wefunder or SeedInvest, you get stocks or…
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IZ Collection Melds Style and Comfort for Wheelchair Users

A-list fashion designer Izzy Camilleri just put out a new line designed specifically for people who use wheelchairs for mobility.
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Copenhagen’s Solar Boats Offer a Fun and Green Afternoon

Copenhagen's self-guided solar boat rental is a fantastic, and sustainable, way to see the city.
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‘Project Just’ Gamifys Fashion Transparency from the Ground Up

Project Just's online platforms connect consumers with data on the brands they love. We spoke with co-founder Natalie Grillon about the transparency challenges…
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A New Territory for Airbnb: Corporate Responsibility

The growing complaints about racial discrimination on Airbnb’s platform bring to mind a new territory the company has yet to explore – corporate…
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3p Weekend: 8 Companies Going All-In on Ocean Conservation

From startups founded with conservation at their core to leading companies making oceans a CSR focus, this week we tip our hats to…
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Why Social Entrepreneurship Seems So Much Harder

Launching a startup — commercial or social — requires a herculean effort to scale and sustain. Nonetheless, three key differences make business planning…
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New Process Efficiently Uses Solar to Produce Hydrogen

Not long ago, we heard a great deal about the so-called “hydrogen economy.” But producing hydrogen fuels proved prohibitively expensive. But a company…
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Splacer Taps Into the Power of the Sharing Economy

What Airbnb does for longer-term home stays, Splacer does for short-term event spaces.
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Internet Company Aims to Boost ‘Made In America’ Goods

Maker’s Row is a startup company aiming to produce more goods domestically. By matching U.S. factories with business proposals, the platform hopes to…
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Farm to Fashion: The California Cloth Foundry

After working with the North Face on the famed locally-grown hoodie project, Lydia Wendt created her own line of American-grown-to-sewn textiles.
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Social Entrepreneurs: What’s In a Revenue Stream?

What are alternatives to the classic nonprofit and for-profit company structure? Learn how a social entrepreneur creates a sustainable nonprofit business model using…