Across the country, cities tout policy carrots like tax incentives or development projects to attract and retain workers and industries. However, new research shows there are other things a city can do to boost a particular class of ethically-minded entrepreneurs–called social entrepreneurs–as they launch and grow their ventures.
In the business world, a lot of students have been competing for job slots at big businesses such as Goldman Sachs. But that’s not the full story.
On Sept. 12, at Halcyon House on Prospect Street in Georgetown, the seventh cohort of Halcyon Incubator showed a new type of businessperson coming to the surface — one that can be called the social entrepreneur archetype.
Boston-area social entrepreneurs, you’re in luck. You’re situated in the best ecosystem for social enterprise in the U.S. Also, entrepreneurs in some cities suspect that potential investors don't really understand what a social venture is.
Boston is the best city in the nation to be a social entrepreneur, according to a new ranking of the top 21 ecosystems, because social entrepreneurs in Beantown find it relatively easy to find funding there, especially from private investors and the public sector, and because of the overall awareness of social entrepreneurship.
The Social Enterprise Ecosystems Report measures social enterprise in twenty-one top U.S. cities based on funding, human capital, quality of life, and regulation
The food entrepreneurs behind Banza and Misfit Juicery were highlighted on "Good Morning America" today as start-up companies with a mission to create social change for both health and the environment.
Le magazine MIT Technology Review, du Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), vient de dévoiler les 10 finalistes français du prix Innovators Under 35 Europe, à l’occasion du rendez-vous annuel organisé par le magazine à L’Atelier BNP Paribas.
Noobstaa Phillip Vang missed his mother’s cooking. He had just moved to D.C. from Minnesota to attend Georgetown’s MBA program, and craved the Northern Vietnamese Hmong food that his mom and aunt used to cook at home.
Ask about the health of Washington’s tech scene and you’ll get a range of opinions. That’s what Washingtonian did for this year’s Tech Titans, our biannual survey of the most influential and interesting people in the local tech scene, from start-up founders to government officials to venture capitalists.