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Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Catherine Clifford
How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business
Family Businesses

How This Mom Got the Kids to Buckle Up While She Launched Their Family Business

The frustration of fastening the seat belts of three youngsters in the back seat inspired an invention. Now the kids are part of the business.
Daphne Mallory
You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model
Social Entrepreneurs

You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model

Since both consumers and energetic young employees prefer companies dedicated to social good, philanthropy is a viable business strategy.
Christie Garton
How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change
Impact Investing

How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change

First, his peers laughed at him. Now, they want in on supporting social entrepreneurs.
David Bank
TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'
If I Knew Then

TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.'

After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good.
Nina Zipkin
The Rise of the Young Social Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

The Rise of the Young Social Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is about solving a problem, not starting a company.
Ankur Jain
For Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries to Succeed, They Need This
Success Strategies

For Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries to Succeed, They Need This

Just like entrepreneurs living in Silicon Valley, founders in developing countries need one important element to thrive.
Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown
Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a Benefit Corporation.
Benefit Corporation

Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a Benefit Corporation.

By incorporating as a benefit corporation, entrepreneurs can protect their mission by elevating their company's core social and environmental values to the status of law.
Ryan Honeyman
A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise
Social Entrepreneurs

A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.
Adam Callinan
How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers
Impact Investing

How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers

This organic baby food startup got acquired and took on some of the biggest players in the market.
Jessica Pothering
A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change
Impact Investing

A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change

In partnership with the Case Foundation, we kick off a weekly series profiling entrepreneurs who are pioneering social change, as well as the investors who are backing their ambitious efforts.
Jean Case
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
NFL Star Founds Fashion Brand for a Cause With Former TOMS Exec
Young Influentials

NFL Star Founds Fashion Brand for a Cause With Former TOMS Exec

Launched by this Philly Eagles tight-end, this online accessories line gives back.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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3 Ways to Remain Dedicated to Your Mission
Mission Statement

3 Ways to Remain Dedicated to Your Mission

With endless possibilities, new opportunities and receiving conflicting advice, it can be hard for some entrepreneurs to stay focused on their initial vision. Here are a few tips on staying true to your mission.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi