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Improving Where They Live Seems to Come Naturally to Family Businesses
Family Businesses

Improving Where They Live Seems to Come Naturally to Family Businesses

Entrepreneurs who build companies with their own families are the bedrock of communities around the country.
Daphne Mallory
A Startup That Tastes Good and Does Good
Impact Investing

A Startup That Tastes Good and Does Good

Greyston Bakery has a social mission that's baked in to the business itself.
Jenny Griffin
What's the Best Way to Market Your Charitable Giving?
Cause marketing

What's the Best Way to Market Your Charitable Giving?

If your company wants to do some good, look at these examples to maximize your cause-related marketing.
David Hagenbuch
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola
Ebola

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola

Social network's CEO and founder makes donation to the Center of Disease Control Foundation.
John Kell
Is Charitable Crotch-Grabbing Stunt #FeelingNuts the Next ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?
Viral Marketing

Is Charitable Crotch-Grabbing Stunt #FeelingNuts the Next ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

Attention-grabbing exploit? Check. Viral hashtag? Yup. Celebrity participants? The floodgates seem to be opening.
Geoff Weiss
Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform

Perry Chen has been working with a team of volunteers every Monday night for the last year to come up with an organization that helps people discover and support nonprofits for $1 a day.
Catherine Clifford
Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities
Charity

Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities

I was inspired to get more involved in the world at large. You should do the same.
Ivan Misner
6 Ways to Do Well by Doing Good
Doing Good

6 Ways to Do Well by Doing Good

Being a leader nowadays is more than just turning in profits and attracting great talent.
Zach Cutler
How the Ice Bucket Challenge Exemplifies Viral-Marketing Serendipity
Marketing

How the Ice Bucket Challenge Exemplifies Viral-Marketing Serendipity

No one knew daring people to dump cold water on each other would go viral, so don't be afraid to try your crazy marketing idea.
Robert Tuchman
Looking to Freeze Out Others, ALS Association Wants to Trademark the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'
Trademarks

Looking to Freeze Out Others, ALS Association Wants to Trademark the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

If they succeed, the non-profit could use the registration to block other charities from capitalizing on the viral campaign.
Laura Entis
Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water
Charity

Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water

Tech execs including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella and Dick Costolo have each poured buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of wiping out ALS.
Geoff Weiss
Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire
Perseverance

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.
Geoff Weiss
Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives
Doing Good

Contribute to the Greater Good by Taking These 3 Easy Initiatives

You don't have to do it all to make it worth the effort. Take these steps toward being a more socially-conscious entrepreneur.
Adam Toren