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“SEA, and be seen.” An apparel business matches colors with social causes.

“SEA, and be seen.” An apparel business matches colors with social causes.

David Baron says it’s time to write a business plan. He also says it won’t be long before his start-up, which makes stylish hats that embody a social mission, will have to move its warehouse facility out of the basement of his family’s Atlanta, GA home. “We’ve grown the business significantly in our first year,” [...]

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Innovative Tech non-profit StudentDonate.com uses Crowdsourcing to Help Students

Innovative Tech non-profit StudentDonate.com uses Crowdsourcing to Help Students

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? StudentDonate.com at www.studentdonate.com and www.studentdonate.org What is your product or service? StudentDonate is a new way to help support higher education. We are a tech non-profit founded to help current college students address the crushing burden of student loan debt. We address this problem by allowing students to receive [...]

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Living a grandmother’s legacy, helping families and schools with Lola’s Foundation

Living a grandmother’s legacy, helping families and schools with Lola’s Foundation

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? Lola’s Foundation www.MyLola.org Who is the person? What is there background? Analisa Hightower started Lola’s Foundation in honor of her grandmother, Lola. Lola taught her the importance of education and helping people out in any way you can. Analisa began Lola’s Foundation in May, 2011 immediately after Lola passed. [...]

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Forword Translations

Forword Translations

Stepping Forword A business idea first popped into my head when I had four dollars in my bank account. I was leaving Kazakhstan after two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer and was fretting about the job search I was about to begin. One day in mid-August, on the flight to New York City, I [...]

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Sharing Spree puts a unique twist on daily deals to help non-profits boost donations

Sharing Spree puts a unique twist on daily deals to help non-profits boost donations

Ron Sapp of Sharing Spree, LLC Giving back—a concept that’s often easier said than done. For Ron Sapp, CEO and co-founder of Sharing Spree LLC, it’s a concept that his life’s work has been built upon. Sharing Spree, one of only a handful of group buying sites of its kind, combines a group buying business [...]

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Promote your business where your customers’ eyes are; on their cell phone!”

Promote your business where your customers’ eyes are; on their cell phone!

What is the name of your business and URL of you APP? Our business is; Call 2 action Mobile, our website is www.call2actionmobile.com. A brief synopsis of the smart phone app : We provide a mobile communications platform, optimized for all small to medium size businesses and non-profits that enables real-time communications with your customers, [...]

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MIddle Aged Trapeze Act

MIddle Aged Trapeze Act

Name of your company and URL? The Haggus Society http://www.thehaggussociety.org Date started? We conceived it in August of 2010 but officially started on Halloween 2010. What is your product or service? Essentially we are an organization of artists who believe people over 40 are not invisible. Operating as a non-profit arts collective serving female artists, [...]

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OUT TO CHANGE THE NON-PROFIT WORLD

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OUT TO CHANGE THE NON-PROFIT WORLD

This is the story about Ms. Gena Rotstein, the CEO of Dexterity Ventures Inc. and a social visionary who believes that making a profit while “doing good” is possible and has used her knowledge and skills to create an online tool for the financial services sector called, Place2Give.com. Gena in an Advisor in Philanthropy, and [...]

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