Slow Money is asking Americans to rethink their investments – distant investments in abstract schemes or local investments that will benefit our communities. Boulder, Colorado (April 29-30, 2013) Read more
An increasing number of social ventures these days are turning to Kickstarter to raise funds. Kickstarter is the world’s largest and most popular crowdfunding platform for creative projects – over 1 million people have backed Kickstarter projects, pledging over $100 million in it’s 2.5 year history.
At the Slow Money gathering the 30 food entrepreneurs who pitched are playing a crucial role in their communities and collectively making a big impact in getting America to eat right, there are three that I’ll like to highlight here simply because of their potential to go big and have a nation wide impact. Read more
The Robin Hood Tax is a proposed tax on banks and financial institutions, that would raise hundreds of billions every year, to address problems of poverty and climate change worldwide. The idea Remember Robin Hood? … Read more
Four startup incubators that are exclusively for social entrepreneurs, they have the expertise and connections to help nurture your social ventures and are sensitive and accommodative of the tension between managing and valuing social outcomes over profit. Read more