Small Business Big Impact

Haircare

This Detroit Entrepreneur Is the First African-American Woman to Score a Patent for a Natural Haircare Product

Gwen Jimmere created the Moroccan Rhassoul 5-in-1 Clay Treatment out of necessity -- and has now hit the seven-figure mark.
Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Is Proving a Powerful Vehicle for Disaster Relief, Social Causes

Virtual-reality movies are more than just cool -- they can be a catalyst for good.
Philanthropy

6 Founders Whose Companies Are Making a Big Difference in the World

Brad Ludden, Taylor Conroy and Dr. Amit Goffer are just a few entrepreneurs with altruistic motives.
Nashville

The Faces of Nashville's Music Tech Scene

A look at how these Nashville entrepreneurs are changing the music industry.
Community building

How the Power of Entrepreneurial Relationships Is Rebuilding Baltimore

The entrepreneurial knack for seeing opportunity where others are daunted is energizing a proud city struggling through difficult times.
Social Entrepreneurs

This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.

Oliberte founder Tal Dehtiar sells handmade stylish sneaker-shoes. At the same time, he is demonstrating a new model of 'charity.'
Business Unusual

Can These Scooters Cut Down Commutes and Air Pollution?

An electric-charged plan to drive an eco-revolution in Asia.
Sports Businesses

How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back

An Amazing Athletes franchisee does well by doing good.
Ready for Anything

Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries: You Can't Outsource Knowledge (Podcast)

In our second podcast, Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries explains why you need to know your business inside and out.
Starting a Business

25 Cities Worth Moving to If You Want to Launch a Business

Thinking about starting a new venture? You might want to make sure you're in the right city first.
Social Entrepreneurs

How Data Science Is Fueling Social Entrepreneurship

To be successful, businesses on a mission to do good should look to and rely on hard numbers.
Social Entrepreneurship

Books as a Human Right: Meet the Startup Building a Cloud-Based Library for Students in the Developing World

Library for All has built a 1,700-plus book library for students in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo that exists in the cloud.
Social Entrepreneurs

How Two Ambitious Women Found Success With a Cause-Driven Company

Their mission is to help the women of Ghana start businesses that solve an age-old crisis: the shortage of clean water.
SXSW

Steve Case Asks Entrepreneurs -- Are You Ready For the Third Wave?

The thought leader says entrepreneurs must adapt to these 4 megatrends or perish.