After the Boston bombings, we, as Americans, rose together in a time of tragedy. Social media accelerated our camaraderie faster than ever. It can sustain it further still, despite some of the downsides of this technology.
The program funds five for-profit and five nonprofit startups, then throws them together to teach each other the best ways to get a social venture to succeed.
Most efforts to address carbon emissions focus on preventing them from entering the atmosphere in the first place. But how to get rid of CO2 already there? Start-ups are developing prototype air-capture systems.
Crowd-funding may provide cleantech entrepreneurs early-stage capital at a time when early-stage funding is drying up for cleantech.
Meeting a wide array of customers is manageable while a business is small, Cornwall writes, but, as it grows, it becomes impossible to be “everything for everybody.”
In weighing tax reform, Congress has its eye on the charitable tax deduction – as a 'loophole.' It needs to first look at the changing ways that Americans give and then act to safeguard charity in all its forms.
COOPCAB, a Haitian coffee co-op that now includes 5,000 members, markets its products internationally while investing money in local reforestation efforts.
To prepare to be an entrepreneur, forget the economic outlook and your personal uncertainty. Just focus on this one key factor motivating each entrepreneur.