Social Business

Building a Better World through Investing in Women

Passion, awareness and programs moving women entrepreneurship forward

Women passionate about the power of women entrepreneurs to build a better world are working to remove barriers and empower more women to be successful in their business ventures.

World-Changing Businesses Bloom at Unreasonable Institute

Experience provides an ‘unprecedented opportunity to accelerate’

The second annual Unreasonable Institute wrapped up July 27 but for the mentors, entrepreneurs and impact investors involved the excitement and hope continues to grow.

Venture Deli Spots 3 Social Business Trends

‘There is going to be some very big environmental savings to be had in these business models,’ says Assaf Weisz

There is much discussion about the idea of social business, with people eager to learn where there’s potential to create successful companies that solve social and environmental problems . . .

Social Business Angst Gives Rise to New Company

Venture Deli’s secret sauce: passion and experience

It was born from a desire to do more. The three founders of newly-formed Venture Deli left established careers to lend their talent to what they say is an imminent priority – the creation of more socially-responsible businesses.

Free Geek Turns Two Problems into a Social Enterprise

Toronto business offers programs for people to earn, build computers

A newly-founded Toronto company is using two problems to create one solution.

Tyze CEO Looks to Spread Possibility of Social Innovation and Finance

Two-year old company offers lessons on pursuing profit and purpose

The story of Tyze Personal Networks offers lessons for aspiring social entrepreneurs, says Tyze president and CEO Vickie Cammack.

Social Impact Core of Social Businesses

Global Agents for Change president envisions social businesses as mainstream

Shawn Smith, Global Agents for Change president, says social-purpose businesses are those that put social impact at its core, and may pursue financial returns as well.

Conscious Capitalism Creates Sustainable Competitive Advantage, says CEO

Momentum gathering to flow capital towards social businesses: Murphy

David Murphy sees a “great vision” for the future of business with for-profit businesses being run by enlightened leaders that embrace the power of conscious capitalism.

Better World Books Embeds Social Mission in Business

Triple-bottom line company committed to promoting global literacy

Better World Books is harnessing the power of capitalism to bring literacy and opportunity to people around the world, and the for-profit social enterprise ensures this mission is embedded into the core of its business model.

Rhode Island Summit to Connect, Convene Social Enterprises

Nov. 5 SERI Summit exploring social enterprise in the next economy

The social enterprise community in Rhode Island is convening Nov. 5 to share inspiring stories, learn about launching and growing social ventures, and connect with some of the leading innovators in the state.

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