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
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
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
StartuParty is a tech entrepreneur meetup, Italian style. It’s a mixture of silicon valley pitch events, a techno dance party, and a garden mixer all in one night, under one roof. Italians love to mingle and socialize around their passions, so it’s not a shock that the StartuParty pitch sessions (5 minutes for 5 pitches/event) had travel apps, collaborative games, and social network ideas.
SelflessTee is a startup selling t-shirts that do more than look great — they change lives. When you buy from SelflessTee you not only get a hip looking wear but through your purchase of that t-shirt you also support an important cause. Read more
How great would it be to have someone to tell you how awesome you are all the time? Time and again we all need some empathy or just someone to talk to – well how about some free empathy from strangers?
Zachary Burt (ZB) is up to something great on the internet. He founded two unique websites – Awesomeness Reminders and CompassionPit, both of which are doing amazingly well. Each of these sites allow anonymous people to engage in listening and sharing something that makes their days just a little bit better. Read more
33needs is an online platform that allows social enterprises (for-profit companies in the business of doing good) to raise funds from people anywhere in the world. The funders are the everyday common people who put … Read more