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 […]
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The life of an entrepreneur is exciting, commanding, and fraught with expenses. With conferences in all 50 states at any time of year, networking and learning can be quite expensive. Let’s not even talk about any potential sales calls or presentations you may have to make to continue to grow your business! But now Start-up Stay allows you to find an entrepreneur to stay with!
Trendy Lime has long been the go-to social networking event planner for young successful jetsetters in San Francisco and other points around the world. But Trendy Lime isn’t just about being chic and fashionable — the company also likes to support a good cause. Trendy Lime is a for profit company that partners with social enterprises and nonprofits to incorporate social good into their events. On June 14, Trendy Lime’s signature social networking event JETLAG will celebrate its 2nd Anniversary with a party that will also act as a fundraiser for Care.org.
In 2002, Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia) and Craig Mathews started the 1% for the Planet Program as a way of bringing together companies that want to help the environment and help other companies do the same. Its mission is to “build and support an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet.” Member companies range from large corporate entities to small non-profits all over the world.
I had the pleasure of being the guest on a (the?) twitter #SmallBizChat last night. The brain child of up and coming small biz powerhouse Melinda Emerson (a.k.a. @smallbizlady), #SmallBizChat happens every Wednesday night from 8-9PM EST. Melinda, along with her co-host Cathy Larkin (@CathyWebSavvyPR) run a great event that is worth checking into as […]
EcoTuesday, the sustainable business leaders networking forum, is celebrating it’s two-year anniversary this Tuesday, Feb. 24th at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. The featured speaker is Dave Rochlin, CEO of Climate Path and former COO of TransFair USA. ClimatePath is applying transparency principles to carbon markets.
A growing number of socialites are finding that running a networking event is not just a way to get the word out about their products, company or service, but rather a fantastic little side-gig!
Want to talk to like-minded people who are interested in sustainability? Sounds good to me. But is networking anything really more than an excuse to have a few drinks at a new bar? GreenYour.com, “your guide to green anything,” has a good primer on how to find green networking events and offers this if […]
In past posts, we’ve covered how to write a business plan and even how to pitch a professional investor such as a venture capitalist. However, there is a missing step between those two activities, which an Ecopreneurist reader wrote in to ask about, and that is: How do you even get an investor to return […]
I admit it, I am addicted to the internet. However, this addiction isn’t all bad – my hard earned internet savvy has paid off time and time again in the form of referrals and new clients. Without even having to overtly advertise, I have gotten many inquiries about my services and quite a few good […]