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Kensington-based Cora wants to classy-up your tampons business

Feb. 12, 2016 12:58 pm

Kensington-based Cora wants to classy-up your tampons

Cora launched its menstrual product subscription service this week. We speak with founder Molly Hayward about the social enterprise's goals.
Meet the lobbyist who’s building a ‘Match.com for advocates’ business

Feb. 2, 2016 10:08 am

Meet the lobbyist who’s building a ‘Match.com for advocates’

Shari Shapiro tried her hand at startups when she was in her 20s. Now, at 40, the mother of two has high hopes for iVocate.
How a Safeguard investor jumpstarted the social impact movement in Philly business

Feb. 1, 2016 12:44 pm

How a Safeguard investor jumpstarted the social impact movement in Philly

An oral history of the social entrepreneurship scene in Philadelphia — as per our sister site, Generocity.
Come meet Generocity’s new editor and lead reporter access

Oct. 20, 2015 9:00 am

Come meet Generocity’s new editor and lead reporter

Our new teammates at Generocity are hosting their first meetup on Oct. 27 at 2nd Story Brewing. Come tell the crew what you want to see from the site's upcoming relaunch.
Why the Steve Case visit was such a big deal for Philadelphia business

Oct. 1, 2015 9:05 am

Why the Steve Case visit was such a big deal for Philadelphia

As one investor put it, it was “good old-fashioned marketing” — and that's something Philly needs to get better at.
7 cool projects we saw at Nexus Maximus creative

Sep. 25, 2015 9:47 am

7 cool projects we saw at Nexus Maximus

A machine that shows you how much sugar you're drinking, a water barrel that generates electricity and 3D-printed snack bars were a few of the innovations on display at Philadelphia University.
How Skyless Game Studios is using video games to demystify City Hall dev

Jul. 7, 2015 1:33 pm

How Skyless Game Studios is using video games to demystify City Hall

The team at Skyless Games Studios is developing City Hall, a game that puts the user in charge of their city's government.
Here’s why these social impact investment deals fell through business

Jun. 30, 2015 12:23 pm

Here’s why these social impact investment deals fell through

After committing $500,000 for GoodCompany Group startups, Investors' Circle invested about half that. Here's why impact investing can be so tricky.
What a cross-country train trip taught me about entrepreneurship creative

Jun. 17, 2015 12:17 pm

What a cross-country train trip taught me about entrepreneurship

Comcast's Danielle Cohn hopped aboard the Millennial Trains Project last month. Here's what she learned about the importance of making new connections.
How this socially-minded web dev firm doubled in size over the last 18 months business

Jun. 9, 2015 8:03 am

How this socially-minded web dev firm doubled in size over the last 18 months

After spending years at the same size, Message Agency, a 20-year-old dev shop that serves nonprofits, just went through its biggest growth spurt yet. Founder Marcus Iannozzi explains what was holding him back and how he moved past it.

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