Social Entrepreneurship

Growth Strategies

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.
Entrepreneurs

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.
Starting a Business

'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.
Entrepreneurs

Lessons in Traditional PR...From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
Growth Strategies

PopTech's Andrew Zolli on Resilience and Solving World Problems

The executive director of PopTech, which hosts an annual conference in Camden, Maine, talks about trends in social entrepreneurship and how to thrive amid disruption.
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Dip a Toe into Social Entrepreneurship

As the number of social-entrepreneurs rise, catering to sustainably-minded ventures makes good business. Here's how to ease into working with these companies and how to grow with the trend too.
Entrepreneurs

Change-Maker Dev Aujla on Doing Well and Doing Good

The social entrepreneur behind DreamNow and other do-gooder groups shares his thoughts on how young, socially-minded treps can do good work and still have enough.
Marketing

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.
Entrepreneurs

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.
Starting a Business

At This Year's Clinton Global Initiative, a New Focus on Young People

While esteemed nonprofit leaders and political figures came together at this year's Clinton Global Initiative, here's how young people also got involved.
Growth Strategies

How Young Treps Can Participate in the Clinton Global Initiative

If you want to change the world through social entrepreneurship, consider this your ticket. Here's a preview of what to expect from the Clinton Global Initiative and ideas for getting involved.
Entrepreneurs

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.
Starting a Business

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Edge Out the Competition

An upcoming social-venture competition sheds light on the increased enthusiasm among young entrepreneurs to start up social-impact companies. Here are five ways to rise above the competition.
Starting a Business

How Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months. Photo credit: Adrian Cabrero, courtesy of ENK International
Finance

How Social Entrepreneurs Who Need Money Can Get Noticed

If you want to raise money for your business from impact investors, then help them find you by putting your company information right in front of them.
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