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When Kickstarter Hit Its Tipping Point
Kickstarter

When Kickstarter Hit Its Tipping Point

Co-founder and CEO Yancey Strickler can pinpoint, to the day, exactly when things blew up for the company.
Catherine Clifford
With a Public Benefit Corporation, Profit and Good Karma Can Coexist
Benefit Corporation

With a Public Benefit Corporation, Profit and Good Karma Can Coexist

What if you want to 'give back' yet still make money? That happy blend is now possible.
Tim Howes
A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit
Benefit Corporation

A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit

Consider these five factors if you're interested in reincorporating to help social and environmental causes while maintaining your bottom line.
Gene Bulmash
Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit
Kickstarter

Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit

Yancey Strickler explains why the for-profit model works for his mission-driven crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a Benefit Corporation.
Benefit Corporation

Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a Benefit Corporation.

By incorporating as a benefit corporation, entrepreneurs can protect their mission by elevating their company's core social and environmental values to the status of law.
Ryan Honeyman
2 Ways to Mint Emotional Currency and Win the Value Proposition
Social Entrepreneurship

2 Ways to Mint Emotional Currency and Win the Value Proposition

What if companies benefited employees, customers and communities alike and made shareholders better off?
Peter S. Cohan
The 7 New Business Facts Of Life For Entrepreneurs
Ready To Launch

The 7 New Business Facts Of Life For Entrepreneurs

From environmental degradation to societal upheaval, our world is continually challenging businesses to innovate. Knowing how to overcome these obstacles will determine if you succeed or fail as an entrepreneur.
Martin Zwilling