Social Entrepreneurs

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Social Entrepreneur?
Radicals & Visionaries

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Social Entrepreneur?

'In particular, the two principles of self-reflection and genuine humility are especially important.'
Deborah Mitchell
3 Ways to Boost Your Cause Marketing Strategy
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Ways to Boost Your Cause Marketing Strategy

Not only is supporting a cause good for the soul, but it's good for business, as long as companies channel their marketing efforts to reflect their emphasis on social responsibility.
How Sharing Can Transform Your Company -- And Your Life
Self Improvement

How Sharing Can Transform Your Company -- And Your Life

Sharing allows deeper relationships to develop, inspires change and can support personal development.
Dorie Clark
This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?
Social Entrepreneurship

This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?

Instead of constantly fundraising, Y Combinator graduate Watsi has adopted a more defined model.
Laura Entis
A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits
Marketing Bootcamp

A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits

When your business is mission-driven, there is the added complexity of educating potential customers on the purpose and the drive behind the organization.
Carol Roth
There's a Growing Desire to Do Good in the Tech World
Radicals & Visionaries

There's a Growing Desire to Do Good in the Tech World

A growing number of people are trying to prove to investors, other startups and the world at large that it's possible to build a socially-minded business without necessarily having to be a non-profit.
Zach Cutler
5 Business Lessons from KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky
Radicals & Visionaries

5 Business Lessons from KIND Founder and CEO Daniel Lubetzky

KIND Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky candidly talks about the failures and stories that shaped his company's $1 billion sales success.
Carolyn Sun
7 Guidelines for Entrepreneurs to Do the Right Thing, Whatever That Means
Startup Basics

7 Guidelines for Entrepreneurs to Do the Right Thing, Whatever That Means

Is the right thing from a customer perspective, the societal impact, maximizing business returns or personal benefit?
Martin Zwilling
This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.
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.'
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter Boldly Locks Its Mission Into Its Legal Framework
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Boldly Locks Its Mission Into Its Legal Framework

The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based crowdfunding platform announced that it is now a public benefit corporation.
Catherine Clifford
Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business
Management Lessons

Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business

In his book, Daniel Lubetzky explains how he found a way for KIND Snacks' business objectives to live in harmony with its social objectives.
Carol Roth
This Washington, D.C. Launchpad Helps Social Enterprises Help Others
Incubators

This Washington, D.C. Launchpad Helps Social Enterprises Help Others

The Halcyon Incubator offers a stipend, mentorship, PR help and more.
Michelle Goodman
How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back
Sports Businesses

How One Man Made It His Business to Give Back

An Amazing Athletes franchisee does well by doing good.
Tracy Stapp Herold
When More Is Less: This Social Entrepreneur Says Social Entrepreneurship Is Often Smoke and Mirrors
Social Entrepreneurs

When More Is Less: This Social Entrepreneur Says Social Entrepreneurship Is Often Smoke and Mirrors

At a time when social entrepreneurs are hungry for eye-popping numbers -- things donated, lives changed -- Jacob Lief is going against the grain.
Catherine Clifford