Social entrepreneurship

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Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg
100 Brilliant Companies

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
Jason Ankeny
This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users
100 Brilliant Companies

This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities.
Jason Ankeny
The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For
Leadership

The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For

It takes a certain something to run a business where making money is your top priority.
Jeff Boss
Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales?
Business Unusual

Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales?

This startup is using the give-back model to help reform the real estate industry.
Neil Parmar
Staffers Might Love Their Jobs... And Never Tell You
Human Resources

Staffers Might Love Their Jobs... And Never Tell You

Social entrepreneurs must understand what really drives their employees – and not exploit them.
Aaron Hurst
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World
Franchise

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy
Social entrepreneurship

What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy

Three traits that social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations need to thrive.
Aaron Hurst
Corporate Courtships: How Social Businesses Can Seal the Deal
Social entrepreneurship

Corporate Courtships: How Social Businesses Can Seal the Deal

Partnering with the wrong corporation can spell disaster for a growing social enterprise. Here's what to consider before getting wed to a new initiative.
Neil Parmar
Jobs

5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

An inside look at business owners who are creating jobs and providing communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage.
Natalia Angulo
How This CEO Combined a For-Profit and Nonprofit and Made Both Better For It
Business Management

How This CEO Combined a For-Profit and Nonprofit and Made Both Better For It

Saundra Pelletier is the CEO of both the international nonprofit WomanCare Global and the for-profit biotech firm Evofem. Bringing these two, distinct teams together under one umbrella involved some unexpected challenges.
Catherine Clifford
How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
Social entrepreneurship

How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

In this podcast, one social entrepreneur shares his incredible startup story.
Lewis Howes
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Social Entrepreneurs

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
Catherine Clifford
Richard Branson on Finding Funding
Finance

Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you can't find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
Richard Branson
Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business

Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve.
Richard Branson