News and Articles About Social Entrepreneurs
Warby Parker Co-CEO and founder Neil Blumenthal explains how inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources.
The restaurant franchise released a video titled 'More Life Happens Here' promoting its charitable activities.
Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.
To get a sense of what it's like starting a socially-conscious startup, we reached out to three founders based at New York City's Center for Social Innovation.
Brad Montague explains how he and his 10-year-old brother-in-law Robby Novak have become accidental superstars.
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.
With transparency gaining steam, entrepreneurs should consider jumping on the bandwagon. The founders of ethical-fashion startup Zady share advice on how to do so.
To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
Going into business doesn't require sacrificing your ideals. Here are three lessons we learned about doing good and doing well.
In honor of Giving Tuesday, our startup of the month is looking to buck the fast-fashion trend for a consumer-conscious model, while also donating a portion of sales to charity.
Adam Braun set up his mission-driven organization to operate with the efficiency and transparency of a Fortune 500 best-in-class business.
From environmental degradation to societal upheaval, our world is continually challenging businesses to innovate. Knowing how to overcome these obstacles will determine if you succeed or fail as an entrepreneur.
You may have TOMS shoes on your feet and Warby Parker glasses on your face, but this company wants to get into your underwear drawer.
This new class of corporation can help hold your company accountable to its social and environmental goals. Find out how it might also help you increase sales.
Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs.
Called "Marketplace," the new e-commerce platform on TOMS.com features products from 30 entrepreneurs, all with mission-driven retail models.
Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another.
Entrepreneurs trying to both make money and benefit a social mission are often playing a game of chicken and egg. For some, the social cause rises above all else. For others, a successful business model comes first.
At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again.
At Mashable's Social Good Summit, Melinda Gates stressed the importance of using technology to make the world a better place.
The stakes for this year's Hult Prize challengers has never been higher, as they gear up for battle at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting.
Starting a social enterprise isn't about making sacrifices or doing something extra. It's doing things better in the interest of being more successful.
Deciding what social causes to commit your company to means taking a careful look at a few key factors. Here are three to consider.
In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal talks about the importance of choosing an entrepreneurial venture based on fulfillment.
In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of living the life you want, not what others expect of you.
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