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Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department

After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.

Kristin Luna

· 5 min read

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.

Brad Crescenzo

· 3 min read

Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.

Sarah J. Robbins

· 6 min read

Small Companies, Big Hearts: Leading Social Entrepreneurs

The social and environmental business-practice certifier, B Lab, released its annual list of companies leading the pack of do-gooders today.

Catherine Clifford

· 5 min read

A Mobile Game That Enables Real-World Microlending

Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya.

Michelle Goodman

· 4 min read

What's Trending With…Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder on Starting a Movement

YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs.

Shira Lazar

· 1 min read

'Impact Entrepreneurship' Places Importance on Social Consciousness

As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.

Michelle Goodman

· 9 min read

The Business of Helping Less-Fortunate Entrepreneurs Start Up

The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend.

Neil Parmar

· 4 min read

Online Shopping Site Offers Ethical Alternatives to Big Brands

The online recommendation engine and shopping site FashioningChange.com directs shoppers to "stylish, eco-friendly and ethical" alternatives for men's and women's apparel and accessories.

Jennifer Wang

· 3 min read

Day #6: 10 Gifts for the Eco-Conscious Person On Your List

These gifts will make a tree hugger happy, and they feel good to give, too.

Conscious Capitalism: The End of Business as Usual?

For young entrepreneurs angling to make a difference, conscious capitalism may be for you. Here, we take a look at the concept and consider how to get started.

Martin Zwilling

· 4 min read

Want to Raise Money for Others? Start a Business

Here's how two college buddies turned custom T-shirts into a piggy bank for nonprofits and themselves.

Kara Ohngren Prior

· 4 min read