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Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems
Eric Schmidt

Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

Schmidt says he's putting his money where his mouth is as he promotes his book, The New Digital Age.
Laura Entis
Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.
Richard Branson
You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.
Growth Strategies

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza.

As founder and CEO of the Malala Fund, Shiza Shahid is determined to help women around the world get access to an education. And she's learning a lot along the way.
Catherine Clifford
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying
Growth Strategies

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.
Karim Abouelnaga
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How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets
Marketing

How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets

The non-profit which employs former gang members is now selling a selection of food products at Ralphs and Food 4 Less chains.
Pencils of Promise Is Giving Nonprofits a Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurial Facelift
Growth Strategies

Pencils of Promise Is Giving Nonprofits a Hard-Nosed Entrepreneurial Facelift

Adam Braun set up his mission-driven organization to operate with the efficiency and transparency of a Fortune 500 best-in-class business.
Catherine Clifford
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
Technology

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, Dabble offers lessons in landing a startup job, SCORE presents its practical guide to starting a nonprofit, Startup Weekend lets entrepreneurs loose with 3D printers. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy
Starting a Business

Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect startup delves into how focusing on value can help attract volunteers and ensure they will be in it for the long haul.
Karim Abouelnaga
Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification
Growth Strategies

Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification

A Certified B Corporation is a for-profit business dedicated to social and environmental issues. Here, what the certification entails, and how your own mission-driven startup can benefit.
Michelle Goodman
How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place
Growth Strategies

How a NYC Nonprofit Is Working With Businesses to Make the World a Better Place

Strategic partnerships help a nonprofit erase education deficits.
Jennifer Wang
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist
Entrepreneurs

Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative
Finance

Anonymous Investors Offer a Lending Alternative

On peer-to-peer lending website Prosper, anonymous users raise money from anonymous investors, Kickstarter-style.
Michelle Goodman
Gurbaksh Chahal: What I Learned Starting a Foundation
Starting a Business

Gurbaksh Chahal: What I Learned Starting a Foundation

After committing $1 million to launch a nonprofit, the serial entrepreneur shares three things he learned along the way.
Gurbaksh Chahal
How to Start a Foundation
Starting a Business

How to Start a Foundation

Establishing a nonprofit requires an ongoing commitment, not just an initial injection of funding. Here are the steps to take when you're ready to jump in.
Gwen Moran