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Sharing personal values as a basis for social entrepreneurship

Pioneers for Change | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Lara San Gil and Julie Kervadec Years ago I met my best friend, Julie, whilst studying for a Master in International Marketing in Madrid. Towa...

Creating a Pathway to Action

Oliver Libby | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Oliver Libby

Let's take a note from entrepreneurship culture and tell students: "Everyone says you are a leader of tomorrow, but you can start now, because we need you today!"

Huge Number Of Baby Boomers Want To Create Nonprofits, Social Change: Study

Posted 06.18.2012 | Impact

It's not just idealistic 20-somethings working toward social change anymore; it's also idealistic 60-somethings. A recent study shows that approxim...

Occupy Wall Street -- An Opportunity to Redefine Value

Azita Ardakani | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Azita Ardakani

It feels like the world is on fire. From Egypt to Greece, India to the UK, Spain and now North America, we are currently living in an international wo...

Solving World Problems Starts With Your Strengths

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.18.2011 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

During this time of pessimism, some see our biggest needs as opportunities to thrive. A few stories show how selflessness is often (ironically) profitable.

The Crowdfunding Playbook

Josh Tetrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

Here's a six-step playbook on reaching out and raising money from the crowd. So, turn on your computer, open a web browser and pour a cup of coffee.

The Entrepreneurial University -- Revving Up Innovation on Our Nation's Campuses

Buck Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Buck Goldstein

These grim economic times and the complexity of the world's biggest problems demand that our renowned universities become problem-centered engines of innovation and increasingly adept at execution.

Venturing Green

Bob Giloth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Giloth

Are theses nonprofit ventures harbingers of bigger and better things to come? It's hard to scale these businesses or even to replicate them.