Jason Haber

Jason Haber

Guest Writer / Serial and Social Entrepreneur

JASON HABER is the author of The Business of Good (Entrepreneur Press, May 2016) and co-founder of Rubicon Property, a social entrepreneurial real estate firm based in Manhattan that has since been acquired by Warburg Realty. He has vast experience in government and public policy. Haber has worked as an adviser for several elected officials and candidates in New York City, and in Washington, D.C., Haber was an adjunct professor at John Jay College where he taught a public policy course. He is a board member of Rivet Media, a virtual reality startup. Haber is a frequent commentator on CNBC and Fox Business News and has been covered in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Social Entrepreneurship

How "Shark Tank" Perfectly Captures Today's Zeitgeist

When a troubled world collides with a more interconnected one it creates a cultural shift. And sometimes that shift gets its own TV show.
Social Entrepreneurship

5 Social Entrepreneurship Essentials

Build a business that does some good while still making a good profit.
Social Entrepreneurs

How a Trip to Haiti Inspired This Entrepreneur to Start Her Business

After realizing that people wanted to earn their way rather than accept donations from non-profits, Becky Straw created an organization that puts people to work.
Social Entrepreneurs

How $162 Loans Made This Bank a Success

Combining financial smarts with a charitable attitude helped this bank start small but grow big – with a loan portfolio worth more than $1 billion today.
Social Entrepreneurs

How This Entrepreneur Is Turning a Profit in Developing Countries

Sam Goldman used his imagination and business acumen to supply a critical product to 100 million consumers.
Starting a Business

Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed

A social business needs capital to grow. Find out which organizations are helping to kickstart the new type of entrepreneurial ventures.
Social Entrepreneurs

6 Traits That Make Millennials the Best Social Entrepreneurs

These 6 characteristics have set millennials apart from other generations and, together, have made them an entrepreneurial force to be reckoned with.
Social Entrepreneurs

Why Millennials May Just Be the Best Entrepreneurial Generation Ever

Millennials want instant gratification, even when it comes to making a difference.
Social Entrepreneurs

How This Company Makes Money While Making a Difference

Discover how TOMS Shoes has been able to turn a (very nice) profit and still provide more than 10 million free pairs of shoes to people in need.
Starting a Business

How This Woman Created One Business From Many Talents

When Rebecca van Bergen couldn't find a job that fit all her interests, she decided to start her own business and ended up helping a group of artisans that was quickly disappearing.
Growth Strategies

Why the Bottom of the Consumer Pyramid Should Be Your New Target Market

There are newfound opportunities in the developing world to help others leave poverty behind while creating profits for your social entrepreneurial venture.
Social Entrepreneurship

How One Man's Quest to Do Good Is Helping People With the Most Essential Human Need

Meet the founder of charity:water, who turned his penchant for throwing parties into a way to raise money to solve a critical problem.
Social Entrepreneurs

3 Ways Your Social Business Will Be Better Than a Charity

Find out how the three pillars of the Charity Industrial Complex are holding charities back from really making an impact and how your social business can be different.
Social Entrepreneurship

How One Product Saves Millions of Lives Annually

Thinking differently about an existing problem helped African Clean Energy capture a market of needy prospects.
Social Entrepreneurship

The Best Reasons to Structure Your Social Business as a B Corp.

One of the newest legal corporate designations, B Corps., can help you take advantage of legal protection while your new business is trying to do some good in the world.

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