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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

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

How Young Treps Can Participate in the Clinton Global Initiative

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.
How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition

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.
How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed

How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed

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

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

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

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

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

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too

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.
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

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.

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money Too

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.
B Corps: The Next Generation of Company?

B Corps: The Next Generation of Company?

A Pennsylvania nonprofit, B Lab, is working to make businesses agents of social and environmental change.

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

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

Impact Investing for the Rest of Us

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.
Young Entrepreneur Gabrielle Palermo on Growing a Social Business

Young Entrepreneur Gabrielle Palermo on Growing a Social Business

Entrepreneur Magazine's College Entrepreneur of 2011 and co-founder of G3Box shares the challenges of growing the startup.
CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions

CharityBuzz's Big Idea: Altruistic Online Auctions

An upscale auction site offers ultimate access to big-name talent -- and charities reap the rewards
How Entrepreneurs with Social Vision Secured Venture Capital

How Entrepreneurs with Social Vision Secured Venture Capital

VCs help sharpen Warby Parker's focus on the eyeglass industry.
Meet the Entrepreneur of 2011 Award Winners

Meet the Entrepreneur of 2011 Award Winners

Read the inspiring stories behind Entrepreneur magazine's award winners, including the top college and emerging entrepreneurs.
How a Startup's Social Vision Wins Customers

How a Startup's Social Vision Wins Customers

Warby Parker donates a pair of eyeglasses for every one it sells, a "one-for-one" model that's helped the ecommerce business blow through sales targets.
The Innovators: Klout's Joe Fernandez

The Innovators: Klout's Joe Fernandez

The co-founder of the social-media analytics firm talks about getting his new business off the ground.
A Competition Roundup for Entrepreneurs

A Competition Roundup for Entrepreneurs

Looking to score some loot for your business? Check out these four contests for entrepreneurs and small-business owners.
At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship

At SXSW, Chief Shoe Giver Extols Social Entrepreneurship

Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, explains why starting up a social venture is a good business strategy.
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