News and Articles About Social Entrepreneurs
At this year's Nexus Global Youth Summit, a panel of Hollywood heavyweights provided the skinny on how to get a celeb's endorsement.
The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
With the radical Unreasonable at Sea experiment docked, we asked one of the mentors on board to weigh in on the program.
The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.
During a panel discussion at the World Innovation Forum, the founder of student organization Kairos Society discussed why large corporations need to look to the millennial generation for innovation.
While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic. Here's a look at what other forms have emerged in recent years.
While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic.
GOOD and TOMS are teaming up to help one lucky social entrepreneur turn her dream into a reality.
After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.
Former nightclub promoter Scott Harrison hopes to clean up the world's water supply and make charity cool.
RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.
The social and environmental business-practice certifier, B Lab, released its annual list of companies leading the pack of do-gooders today.
Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya.
In this global marketplace it's important not to forget about your local community. Virgin's founder tells us why.
YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs.
As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.
The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend.
The online recommendation engine and shopping site FashioningChange.com directs shoppers to "stylish, eco-friendly and ethical" alternatives for men's and women's apparel and accessories.
In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Jeremy Heimans describes his vision for creating a home for sparking social movements.
In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Alexander Mendeluk and ChaseHamilton describe their vision for selling accessories that support endangered species.
These gifts will make a tree hugger happy, and they feel good to give, too.
For young entrepreneurs angling to make a difference, conscious capitalism may be for you. Here, we take a look at the concept and consider how to get started.
In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Ben Goldhirsh describes his vision for creating a platform for people interested in doing good.
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