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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.
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.
How One Investor Is Finding Profit in Social Change
First, his peers laughed at him. Now, they want in on supporting social entrepreneurs.
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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.
The Rise of the Young Social Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship is about solving a problem, not starting a company.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line
Call it entrepreneurial serendipity, but businesses that embrace worthy causes are finding charitable giving is a powerful brand enhancer.
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