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Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge
Starting a Business

Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge

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.
Neil Parmar
What Surprised Me Most As a Social Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

What Surprised Me Most As a Social Entrepreneur

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.
Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown
When Does Being Socially Responsible Hurt Your Business?
Leadership

When Does Being Socially Responsible Hurt Your Business?

Deciding what social causes to commit your company to means taking a careful look at a few key factors. Here are three to consider.
Punit Arora
How Your 'Box of Possibility' Can Help Drive Your Entrepreneurial Passion
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How Your 'Box of Possibility' Can Help Drive Your Entrepreneurial Passion

In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal talks about the importance of choosing an entrepreneurial venture based on fulfillment.
Andrea Huspeni
Young-Social Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Blazing Your Own Trail
Entrepreneurs

Young-Social Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Blazing Your Own Trail

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.
Andrea Huspeni
How to Get Entourage's Adrian Grenier to Tout Your Social Venture? Give Him Something to Believe in
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How to Get Entourage's Adrian Grenier to Tout Your Social Venture? Give Him Something to Believe in

At this year's Nexus Global Youth Summit, a panel of Hollywood heavyweights provided the skinny on how to get a celeb's endorsement.
Andrea Huspeni
How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy
Entrepreneurs

How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
Lambeth Hochwald
Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator
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Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator

With the radical Unreasonable at Sea experiment docked, we asked one of the mentors on board to weigh in on the program.
Kristin Luna
How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture
Entrepreneurs

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

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.
Kristin Luna
How a Chance Encounter on a Bus Inspired a Social Entrepreneur to Start Up
Entrepreneurs

How a Chance Encounter on a Bus Inspired a Social Entrepreneur to Start Up

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.
Susan Johnston
At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation
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At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation

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.
Andrea Huspeni
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A Case for Exploring Alternative Capitalism Models

While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic. Here's a look at what other forms have emerged in recent years.
Martin Zwilling
Do We Really Need an Alternative Form of Capitalism?
Starting a Business

Do We Really Need an Alternative Form of Capitalism?

While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic.
Martin Zwilling
A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie
Starting a Business

A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie

GOOD and TOMS are teaming up to help one lucky social entrepreneur turn her dream into a reality.
Andrea Huspeni