The Business of Local Energy Symposium will be held March 4 in San Jose, CA. Meet entrepreneurs from fields like energy efficiency, micro-grids, and renewables
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The last time I went to SXSW, I was overwhelmed by the sheer amount of ideas, innovation, and opportunities for networking there, and if you’re involved in the digital economy or a technology company, attending this conference can be a virtual gold mine for tapping in to info about the current and future state of […]
A new entrepreneurial accelerator seeks to help 10 worthy ventures boost their reach and increase their social impact on the lives of adolescent girls living in poverty. For the most positive social impact on poverty, it’s more effective to bet on adolescent girls, due to what’s called the ‘Girl Effect‘, as it’s been shown that […]
Wanderlust’s second Oahu festival took place the weekend of March 1st on the fabled North Shore at Turtle Bay Resort. Andrea Bertoli of Vibrant Wellness Journal and I were graciously treated to a press pass to the event, giving us access to yoga classes, nature walks, educational “talk story” sessions with local progressive leaders, […]
One of the most potent things that entrepreneurs, startup founders, and small business owners can do to grow their businesses is to learn from the experiences of others, both the successes and the failures, and to network with other like-minded people. And the best way to do that is to attend conferences and networking events, […]
It’s one thing to engage in charitable giving in order to help out another human being, or a cause that we support – that’s as easy as reaching in our pockets and pulling out some cash. But it’s another thing entirely to build a business around doing good in the world, and to use that […]
Are you breaking new ground in sustainable agriculture? Do you dream of becoming an agri-preneur? If so, you’ll want to be at the 2nd Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference that takes place next week in Los Angeles. Brought to you by Seedstock, this event promises to inform and educate up and coming (and established) […]
If your company has a product or service designed to have a positive impact on the world by solving an environmental or social challenge, consider applying to pitch it to impact investors at one of these upcoming events from Investors’ Circle. Investors’ Circle has two exciting opportunities – Impact Spotlight: IC NYC (December 10th, 2013) […]
Are you a changemaker, or do you aspire to be one? Want to get a boost of inspiration and motivation, while being empowered by some of the world’s most visionary leaders and entrepreneurs? Then you’ll want to be at the 2013 Net Impact Conference, which is coming up in just a couple of days, from […]
The ability to successfully achieve scale is potentially the key differentiator between a startup and an enterprise. It is only through growing operations, be it through size, geography or markets can enterprises generate a widespread impact as well as scale their profits. However, scaling up and reaching new markets while balancing profits and purpose is […]
Recycling is a growing sector with an estimated potential for the creation of 1.5 million new jobs in the United States alone. The second panel discussion from Waste Wise explores how recycling potential can be increased, and the compatibility between recycling efforts and waste-to-energy programs. Waste-to-Energy addresses the need for society to address its energy demands […]
As the social enterprise ecosystem matures in India, the issue of funding only seems to be growing more pronounced – surprisingly for both the entrepreneur and investor.
Is Earth Day really significant anymore? One day, I hope Earth Day becomes meaningless and cherishing and protecting our planet becomes an everyday thing. But in the meanwhile, here is a great infographic from our friends at Sustainablog, on the history of Earth Day!
LaunchHouse is seeking early stage, broad-based technology startups focused on technology, Internet, mobile, hardware and robotics to apply for the LaunchHouse Accelerator (LHX) program. Applications for the LHX 2013 program opened March 8!
If you’re an eco-warrior, chances are you want to make sure you know everything there is to know about being green. Well, luckily enough, there are numerous exhibitions and trade shows that you can attend to learn all about the latest breakthroughs in environmentally friendly living. These trade shows are situated across the globe, so […]
Hundreds of Americans from left, right and center gather for Citizen University, the nation’s most vital conference on the art of great citizenship, March 23.
They will participate in a day of learning, inspiration and action with the country’s most creative leaders, change makers and culture shapers. Citizen University is the nation’s most vital conference on the art of great citizenship.
We love all our social media followers so were really thrilled when one such fan reached out to us. Debbie Hyde, from the UK tells us that she loves the site and routinely features our stories on an internet radio show she hosts on – Brooklands Radio. Talking with Debbie, we hatched out a small plan for her to have a special Ecopreneurist feature on her show every week! We are stoked!
The largest marketplace of charity-made products, ‘Do Good Buy Us’ is hosting a panel discussion on how technology can help non-profits reach a wider audience and increase their impact. The company’s mission is to help anyone “do good” just by buying beautiful, often hand-made items that support the worthiest causes.
The APTE (Alleviating Poverty through Entrepreneurship) Summit is a dynamic – and free – annual event that showcases how innovative leaders around the world are advancing the battle against poverty. This one day event brings together people of all walks of life who have one thing in common: they want to do good, and try to do it better.
The Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship (APTE) Summit is an annual conference at Ohio State that is completely put on by students whose mission is to inspire and empower individuals to fight poverty by using entrepreneurship and innovation. The summit is scheduled for February 9, 2013.