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Tell us Your Sustainability Story!

That’s right, we want to hear from you! Important Media (the parent company of Green Living Ideas and 20+ other sites!) is offering you a chance to share your story with our readership to help us move the global sustainability conversation forward. We’re looking for the good stuff here: stories that will truly benefit our […]

May 31st

Disrupt Agriculture: A Startup Accelerator for Food System Entrepreneurs

This spring, four entrepreneurs with promising early-stage startups working in food and agriculture will get a chance to bring their dreams closer to reality through a unique startup accelerator program near Omaha, Nebraska. Disrupt Agriculture, which is the second accelerator program from Year of the Startup, will house four entrepreneurs in a farmhouse on an […]

February 2nd

Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies [Free Course]

There are plenty of compelling stories about successful entrepreneurs and startups from Silicon Valley, where access to capital, technology, and talent is much easier than in other areas, but as Michael Goldberg, an experienced venture capitalist and international business leader, teaches in his popular massive online open course (MOOC), it’s possible to build a culture […]

October 9th

New Platform Connects Entrepreneurs While Traveling

When you’re traveling, there are plenty of options for finding places to stay and things to do, but because (at least) half of the fun of traveling is the opportunity for meeting other like-minded people, it’s often not enough to just stick to the standard tourist or business destinations. Wouldn’t it be great if there […]

July 9th

Scaling Up: Balancing the Fine Line Between Purpose and Profits

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 […]

July 23rd

The Paradigm Project to Revolutionize Distribution of Energy Efficient Products in Developing Countries

The Paradigm Project recently announced that it plans to launch a new franchise brand called EzyLife that will revolutionize distribution of energy efficient products in the developing world. EzyLife will focus on last-mile distribution of fuel efficient cookstoves and other innovative consumer products, such as solar lanterns, water filters and agricultural products—products that deliver social […]

July 8th

What Do We Want? Innovation! When Do We Want It? Now!

Endeavor is a global nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting High-Impact Entrepreneurs.

The Endeavor Effect is looking to create a culture of supported innovation and entrepreneurs which will provide global solutions to pressing social issues and a business eco-system which supports and sustains entrepreneurship. Endeavor.org is a worldwide germination and support system for fostering entrepreneurship.

June 25th