Social Entrepreneurs

5 Social Entrepreneurship Essentials
Small Business - Big Impact

5 Social Entrepreneurship Essentials

Build a business that does some good while still making a good profit.
Jason Haber
What Everyone Should Know About the Global Water Crisis
Environmental protection

What Everyone Should Know About the Global Water Crisis

Entrepreneur Seth Siegel is on a mission to prevent the fast-approaching global water crisis and offers ways for you to get involved.
Jessica Abo
4 Reasons You Should Host a Philanthropic Event
Philanthropy

4 Reasons You Should Host a Philanthropic Event

Hosting an event for a great cause is a fantastic way to bring communities together.
Tonya Lanthier
How This Backpack Startup Is Giving Back
Give Back

How This Backpack Startup Is Giving Back

After seeing kids bring their belongings to camp in trash bags, one couple worried about how those kids would transport their books to school.
Jessica Abo
Corporate Social Responsibility: Planet Fitness Takes a Stand Against Bullying
Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility: Planet Fitness Takes a Stand Against Bullying

Bullying is a serious problem with long-term consequences. And it's getting worse.
Sherry Gray
The Former Apple Employee Preaching Tech in Harlem
Social Entrepreneurs

The Former Apple Employee Preaching Tech in Harlem

By launching a technology store for minorities in Harlem, Hans Marshalleck seeks to provide opportunities and experiences for all. Watch his pitch here.
Entrepreneur Staff
Here Are the Best Cities to Run a Socially-Conscious Startup
Growing a Business

Here Are the Best Cities to Run a Socially-Conscious Startup

A new study looks at what makes a social entrepreneur succeed.
Nina Zipkin
How a Trip to Haiti Inspired This Entrepreneur to Start Her Business
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.
Jason Haber
How $162 Loans Made This Bank a Success
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.
Jason Haber
How This Entrepreneur Is Turning a Profit in Developing Countries
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.
Jason Haber
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed
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.
Jason Haber
'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market
Social Entrepreneurs

'Investing for Good' Gains Appeal Amid Rocky Tech Startup Market

So-called 'impact investing' rose to $15.2 billion globally last year from $10.6 billion in 2014, according to a recent report by the Global Impact Investing Network.
6 Traits That Make Millennials the Best Social Entrepreneurs
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.
Jason Haber
Why Millennials May Just Be the Best Entrepreneurial Generation Ever
Social Entrepreneurs

Why Millennials May Just Be the Best Entrepreneurial Generation Ever

Millennials want instant gratification, even when it comes to making a difference.
Jason Haber