From Danae Ringelmann of Indiegogo to Eli Pariser of Upworthy and from Connie Evans of Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) to Eben Bayer of Ecovative, the theme of this year's gathering of social entrepreneurs at SVN in Baltimore was global innovation and inclusion on all levels.
The attendees at the Social Venture Network (SVN) conference ranged from first-time entrepreneurs to CEOs of major corporations to some of the industry's leading investment advisors and marketing firms.
When Lisa and I started the One World Futbol Project, we knew we had the opportunity to create a business that could bring joy to millions of children around the world -- with something as simple as an ultra-durable ball.
For 24 years, the Social Venture Network has been pushing back against the received wisdom of American commerce. SVN members are building better, smarter businesses with multiple bottom lines: profits, planet, people.