Marilee D'Arceuil

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Redefining Corporate Good: How One GE-Initiated Program is Creating Shared Value from Africa to Silicon Valley and Beyond

What does "corporate good" mean in today's world? A partnership between GE healthymagination and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship points the way toward a new approach to everything from corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the improvement of poor people's lives to the development of …

Stressed Out Solopreneur? 5 Tips to Prevent Entrepreneurial Burnout

The feeling of starting an entrepreneurial endeavor or beginning a freelance career is exhilarating. You’ve become the master of your own destiny, and all the anxieties and limitations of a traditional office job fade away into a sea of opportunity. When you start making money, that feeling only …

Entrepreneurship

This 82-Year Young Man Redefined Social Entrepreneurship With A Fishing Rod. A Contrarian Thinker Like Steve Jobs

I had more questions than answers. I was a teenager.<p>"You have a choice." shared a well-wisher of mine with warmth in his voice. I still distinctly remember the words, "You can either give them a crutch or you can give them your shoulder to lean in to solve their problem. Then, they have a chance to …

Italian entrepreneurs hope diners will get their teeth into 'kissing garlic'

Giant variety known as aglione is milder, odourless and easy to digest, say pair who have spent three years cultivating crop<p>Help is on the way for cooks and diners who love the taste of garlic but hold back from eating it for fear it will cause bad breath and indigestion.<p>An unlikely Roman duo, a …

Italy

A Call for Systemic Impact

Foundations, Families and Funds can play a very important role in helping to redirect capitalism toward a more fair and just application, while also finding the right social enterprises to support.<p>By playing a more comprehensive role in the creation and support of <i>Community Capital Markets</i>, these …

No Exit: The Case for Nonprofit Holding Companies (Blog)

By Andrew SternApplying the structure of a holding company to the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors could help both small, high-potential …

Nonprofits

Connecting the Dots: 3 Key Insights from the Social Finance Forum - Trico Charitable Foundation

<b>“I highly recommend (the SFF) for anyone in the world of social enterprise. At the very least you get to see the way people in the industry walk the</b> …

Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016 - Schwab Foundation

What is a Social Entrepreneur?<p>Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, …

How social entrepreneurship is redefining the What, Why and How of doing business

Elena Rodríguez Blanco (@elenarodriguezb), Co-founder of Authenticitys. There are three basic questions: What? Why? How? Business wisdom states that …

Entrepreneurship

50+ Business Cases on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

During a course we developed at Avans University this winter, we asked students to gather relevant business cases on innovation and entrepreneurship …

Urban Agriculture

'I always knew I wanted to be in business'

Born in Saskatoon 32 years ago, Rachel Eyahpaise had an upbringing that was anything but stable. A member of the Sakimay First Nation, she was a permanent ward of the government until she turned 18, in and out of so many foster and group homes in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia that she …

Canada’s startup scene struggling to compete because of funding woes, Salesforce Ventures boss says

John Somorjai, head of Salesforce Ventures, the investment arm of San Francisco-based Salesforce.com isn’t shy about talking about what is wrong with …

What Does It Take to Be an Intrapreneur? This Exec Did It.

Ramzi Haidamus made only one decision in his first 90 days as president of Nokia Technologies: he decided to get rid of individual offices.<p>A believer …

The Future Of Progressive Business Is Companies That Are Good, Not Just Doing Good

Responsible businesses today tout the idea of something called shared value—where profits, customers, and the environment all benefit from a company’s success. But is that enough?<p>These days, we have high expectations of what companies should be. It’s not enough that they make good products. They …

Sustainability

The line between non-profit and for-profit has become increasingly blurry

As we are reminded by the release of Bernie’s Yearning, the flavor from Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen announced earlier this year, the boundaries between profits and purpose are increasingly blurred. While many have debated whether this mixing of profits and purpose is good or bad for business …

Innovation

Why Canada Needs More Entrepreneurs

A record number of self-employed Canadians ran incorporated businesses and employed other people in 2015: some 651,000, a 4.8% increase from the …

Entrepreneurship

Startups Can Innovate in Talent Management, Too

I was recently having lunch with an early-stage entrepreneur, and as soon as she began talking about her latest product launch, she very quickly …

Startups

How To Prototype And Test Any Product In Just 5 Days

Google Ventures Presents<p>Entrepreneurs and leaders face big questions every day: What’s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you …

Google Search

The Most Important Impact Trend for Social Entrepreneurs in Health

Society's most pressing needs - improved healthcare, education, and environmental safety - are some of the largest untapped markets in today's global economy. Social enterprises are trying to address these issues with sustainable solutions that can also drive profits. With 7 billion potential …

The Crisis in American Entrepreneurship

America’s entrepreneurs are brimming with promising ideas. But they appear to be struggling to transform innovations and insights into successful companies with broad reach. That’s the conclusion of new research and a policy brief from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Catherine Fazio, …

Entrepreneurship

The Case for Communications

<b>The Case for Communications</b> In this multipart series, presented in partnership with <b>The Communications Network</b>, nonprofit and foundation leaders will …

Business and society: new words for new worlds

Neologisms (from Greek néo-, meaning ‘new’ and logos, meaning ‘speech, utterance’) – can do all sorts of jobs. But most straightforwardly new words …

Fixing Supply Chains: The Future Of Social Entrepreneurship And Business Itself

This month’s Harvard Business Review features an essay by Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS. It’s an inside look at how he stepped away from his flagship TOMS shoes to found TOMS coffee — and what he learned in that break.<p>But is TOMS 2.0 the future of social entrepreneurship? Reading the essay by …

Entrepreneurship

Atlanta nonprofit 'The Black Burdell' is changing the face of entrepreneurship with a one-of-a-kind scholarship

Based in the Mecca of African-American-owned tech firms and the city that boasts the second highest percentage of African-American-owned businesses, …

Startup junkie advice for both entrepreneurs and enterprises - Watson

February 25, 2016 | Written by: Katie Farrer<p>Categorized: Developers<p>Share this post:<p>Not every startup CEO can say they were able to grow their …

The Mission Model Canvas – An Adapted Business Model Canvas for Mission-Driven Organizations

As we prepared for the new Hacking for Defense class at Stanford, we had to stop and ask ourselves: How do we use the Business Model Canvas if the …

Product Management

It's Time to Stop Talking About Social Entrepreneurship

There is no doubt that social enterprise (SE) is the new black in business. Since 2012, Forbes has had a special section of their 30 under 30 list dedicated specifically to social entrepreneurs, and media outlets all over the world are excited to share inspirational ideas such as Jordyn Lexton's …

The Best Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

Building yourself (“self-improvement”) is hugely popular with people who want to become successful, and if you poll people that are “successful” most …

Brookdale program aims to help entrepreneurs help seniors

February 16, 2016<p>Share this content:<p>Mike Eidsaune, center, explains to Brookdale Kettering residents what he hopes to accomplish.<p>Brookdale's recently …

Entrepreneurship

Grow your business by measuring the right things

<b>Juan Pablo Rojas</b><p>The most important part of this post is the conclusion, so let’s jump to it: when doing marketing for startups, make sure to <b>stay</b> …