startups

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Will Equity Crowdfunding Accelerate Impact Investing in 2017?

This past May, a new law allowing equity crowdfunding opened a new world of possibilities for social entrepreneurs around the country. Whether or…

Entrepreneurial Innovation Is Driving Disruption in the Food Industry

If industry stakeholders continue to slowly trail entrepreneurs rather than expedite their own efforts, it will be at their own peril; those who…

13 Startups That Are Giving Back to the Community

These 13 startups are exceeding expectations, all while giving back to the community in the form of charitable and social work.

This Social Enterprise is Creating a ‘New Generation of Readers’ in Brazil

Nearly 30 percent of Brazilian adults are functionally illiterate. Former investment banker Danielle Brants turned this unsettling statistic into an opportunity to create…

This App Helps the World’s Largest Minority Group to Communicate and Thrive

Collectively, people with disabilities tend to experience greater degrees of workplace discrimination and economic hardship, especially when they can’t communicate orally. This app…

Silicon Valley Company Promotes “Made In America” Effort

BriteLab works with startup manufacturers to help them get prototypes built by seasoned American workers -- saving time, money and transportation costs.

Israel, the Detroit of E-Bikes & E-Scooters

Visit Tel Aviv and other cities across Israel, and e-bikes and e-scooters are almost as common as bicycles. And Israel's Startup Nation has…

Connecting Your Startup With Others to Help Your Business Grow

Nothing stays the same in the startup ecosystem, meaning survival is never guaranteed. But one way to better position yourself for the long…

5 Ways Food Startups Are Changing the Industry for Good

These companies are finding solutions to everyday problems by creating unique, out-of-the-box food products. What can we learn from them, and how can…

The Next Billion-Dollar Idea Will Not Come from Silicon Valley

Ross Baird, founder and CEO of social impact investing firm Village Capital, is looking outside the Silicon Valley bubble for the next big…

California Startup Develops Spray to Activate Drought Resistance in Crops

Endura Bio is developing an agricultural spray it claims can reduce water usage by activating drought tolerance in plants.

How to Build an Inclusive Economy Through Employee Ownership

As baby boomer business owners retire and want to sell, there is a unique opportunity for a massive transition of privately-held companies to…

3p Weekend: These Startups Are Out to Change the World

At SXSW Eco's annual Startup Showcase, tomorrow's business leaders square off in a fast-paced pitch competition to make their ideas a reality. This…

Why Startups Skimp on Worker Safety

A recent Buzzfeed investigative report uncovered labor issues at the warehouses of popular food-delivery startup Blue Apron. It's another sign that tech startups…

Gotham Greens Reinvents Urban Agriculture

The Bond Street staff sat down with Viraj Puri and Eric Haley, co-founders of Gotham Greens, about how their startup moved from a…