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Video: Purpose and Its Vision for Powering Social MovementsPlay Video

Purpose and Its Vision for Powering Social Movements (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Jeremy Heimans describes his vision for creating a home for sparking social movements.
December 20, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: SpiritHoods and a Passion for AnimalsPlay Video

SpiritHoods and a Passion for Animals (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Alexander Mendeluk and ChaseHamilton describe their vision for selling accessories that support endangered species.
December 10, 2012 in Exploring New Markets
Photos: Day #6: 10 Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Person On Your List

Day #6: 10 Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Person On Your List

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These gifts will make a tree hugger happy, and they feel good to give, too.
December 1, 2012 in Business Ideas
Conscious Capitalism: The End of Business as Usual?

Conscious Capitalism: The End of Business as Usual?

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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.
November 27, 2012 in Business Ideas
Video: GOOD on Its New Vision for the FuturePlay Video

GOOD on Its New Vision for the Future (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Ben Goldhirsh describes his vision for creating a platform for people interested in doing good.
November 12, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Fifty & Fifty and Its Vision for Sparking ChangePlay Video

Fifty & Fifty and Its Vision for Sparking Change (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Javan Van Gronigen describes his vision for helping humanitarian organizations trumpet their messages.
November 7, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Want to Raise Money for Others? Start a Business

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Here's how two college buddies turned custom T-shirts into a piggy bank for nonprofits and themselves.
November 6, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Building a Market and a Vision for a New Kind of TeaPlay Video

Building a Market and a Vision for a New Kind of Tea (Video)

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In this installment of Young ­Visionaries, social entrepreneur Dan MacCombie describes his vision for producing a different kind of tea and supporting indigenous farmers in South America.
November 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: United By Blue and Its Vision for Clothing and Clean WaterwaysPlay Video

United By Blue and Its Vision for Clothing and Clean Waterways (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Brian Linton describes his vision for apparel that can help clean up the waterways.
November 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Charity Water and Its Vision for Clean WaterPlay Video

Charity Water and Its Vision for Clean Water (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Scott Harrison describes his vision for helping bring clean water to those in need.
November 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: DonorsChoose.org: A Vision for Supporting Teachers and StudentsPlay Video

DonorsChoose.org: A Vision for Supporting Teachers and Students (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Charles Best describes his vision for helping individuals fund unique opportunities for learning within the nation's public schools.
November 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Warby Parker and Inspired VisionPlay Video

Warby Parker and Inspired Vision (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs David Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal describe their vision for sharp eyewear for the developed and the developing world.
November 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: Krochet Kids International: A Vision for Helping Women Help ThemselvesPlay Video

Krochet Kids International: A Vision for Helping Women Help Themselves (Video)

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In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Stewart Ramsey and Kohl Crecelius describe their vision for teaching women in the developing world skills so they can earn a living.
November 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
At This Year's Clinton Global Initiative, a New Focus on Young People

At This Year's Clinton Global Initiative, a New Focus on Young People

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While esteemed nonprofit leaders and political figures came together at this year's Clinton Global Initiative, here's how young people also got involved.
September 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
How Young Treps Can Participate in the Clinton Global Initiative

How Young Treps Can Participate in the Clinton Global Initiative

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If you want to change the world through social entrepreneurship, consider this your ticket. Here's a preview of what to expect from the Clinton Global Initiative and ideas for getting involved.
September 21, 2012 in Radicals & Visionaries
How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition

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An upcoming social-venture competition sheds light on the increased enthusiasm among young entrepreneurs to start up social-impact companies. Here are five ways to rise above the competition.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed

How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed

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If you want to raise money for your business from impact investors, then help them find you by putting your company information right in front of them.
August 10, 2012 in Financing
Must-Read Books to Fuel Your Summer -- And Your Startup

Must-Read Books to Fuel Your Summer -- And Your Startup

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Even if you can't get away this summer, consider these top tomes to help make the most of your downtime.
July 22, 2012 in New Ideas

Must Read Books to Fuel Your Summer -- And Your Startup

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Even if you can't get away this summer, consider these top tomes to help make the most of your downtime.
July 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too

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In starting up a social venture, your charitable mission is often clear. But impact investors want to know your organization will last. Here, 3 tips to make it happen.
June 19, 2012 in Starting a Business
Why  Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor

Why Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor

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Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
June 18, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money Too

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In starting up a social venture, your social mission is often clear. But impact investors want to ensure that your organization will last. Here are three tips for making everyone happy.
June 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
B Corps: The Next Generation of Company?

B Corps: The Next Generation of Company?

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A Pennsylvania nonprofit, B Lab, is working to make businesses agents of social and environmental change.
June 11, 2012 in Growth Strategies

Young 'Changemakers' Have Chance to Win Money for Social Ventures

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For budding social entrepreneurs, here's your chance to get noticed -- and land some start-up cash.
June 5, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

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You don't have to be Bill Gates to make a difference as a social entrepreneur. Here's how Ron Cordes is using the financial empire he built to help others.
May 6, 2012 in Money

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