Social Entrepreneurship

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Opening of SoCap09, Marshalling Resources for Innovation

The keynote address of the social capital markets conference called SoCap was given today by Sonal Shah from the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. For the past few years, more and more people have been focused on combining social benefit with entrepreneurism, and this is the year of three-way collaboration. Shah […]

September 1st

Mobilizing Change

The founders from three bay area start-ups gathered in HUB’s first bay area home in front of a sold-out crowd to talk about their origins, give the audience – and each other – advice and insights on the “secret sauce” for creating impact.

July 28th

Urban Garden as Sustainable Business in New Orleans

Good ideas have a life of their own. That’s what Paul Baricos, Executive Director of the Hollygrove Growers Market and Farm (HGMF) in New Orleans is learning two years after the Carrolton-Hollygrove Community Development Center (CHCDC) set out to figure out how to bring fresh produce to a neighborhood with no real access to affordable food.

May 1st

On Bloomberg TV tonight: Brilliant Earth talks about a conflict free Diamond Industry

Tonight on the BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® program VENTURE, host Cris Valerio talks to Brilliant Earth Co-Founder Eric Grossberg, about the diamond industry, working with conflict free diamonds, and how social entrepreneurship drives his bottom line. He talks about how the15 percent drop in diamond prices in the past six months is actually helping his business, “There […]

April 24th