Social Entrepreneurs

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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
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
Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line
Social Entrepreneurs

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.
Sujan Patel
50 Favorite Online-Marketing Influencers of 2014
Online Marketing

50 Favorite Online-Marketing Influencers of 2014

These people provide useful, reliable information in their blogs and on social media and have expert knowledge in various fields.
Jayson DeMers
One Place Entrepreneurs Should Be Allocating Their Marketing Budget But Aren't
Marketing Strategies

One Place Entrepreneurs Should Be Allocating Their Marketing Budget But Aren't

For a number of reasons, founders and executives should be putting more of their marketing dollars in this underserved area.
Punit Dhillon
Leadership Lessons From a Corporate Trailblazer Who Has Managed 70,000 Employees
Leadership

Leadership Lessons From a Corporate Trailblazer Who Has Managed 70,000 Employees

Vicki Escarra started her professional career as a flight attendant and eventually became Delta's first female executive. Today, she heads up a global finance network for entrepreneurs in underprivileged countries around the world. Here's what she's learned along the way.
Catherine Clifford
How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend
Growth Strategies

How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend

When Paul Rice initially brought his idea for Fair Trade certified products to suppliers in the U.S., they either met him with intense skepticism or rejected him outright. Today, his model is flourishing.
Catherine Clifford
3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs
Habits

3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs

The best lessons are learned from history. Here are three practices that will still make you epic today.
Matthew Toren
Social Responsibility

The 3 Surprising Ways to Weave Social Good Into a Startup's DNA

Here are a few ways to give your customers some 'change' for their dollar.
Simon Lockyer
Millennials Casting for Careers Should Consider Franchises
Millenials

Millennials Casting for Careers Should Consider Franchises

Franchises are a quick route to an established business. Energetic millennials are good candidates for business ownership but only if the fit is right
Paul Segreto
The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For
Leadership

The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For

It takes a certain something to run a business where making money is your top priority.
Jeff Boss
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World
Franchise

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.