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Why this Radnor-based VC firm thinks impact investing is on the rise business

Aug. 15, 2019 1:19 pm

Why this Radnor-based VC firm thinks impact investing is on the rise

SustainVC recently invested in a local software education company and an NYC-based software consulting company that hires neurodiverse employees.
Inside ROAR for Good’s pivot to B2B business

Apr. 25, 2019 1:21 pm

Inside ROAR for Good’s pivot to B2B

By chasing the hospitality space, the startup — once a consumer-facing one — is going where the money is. But there's also a key social impact tie behind the latest move by Yasmine Mustafa's company.
SEED-SPOT is bringing its startup launchpad back to Philly business

Mar. 11, 2019 11:43 am

SEED-SPOT is bringing its startup launchpad back to Philly

The nonprofit is partnering with WeWork to help social impact-focused entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground.
Impact startups and nonprofits: AWeber has $20,000 up for grabs business

Oct. 16, 2018 12:14 pm

Impact startups and nonprofits: AWeber has $20,000 up for grabs

The Bucks County email marketing company wants to back your mission with the “Small Business, Big Impact Award.”
SEED SPOT wants to be the safe space where your (finally) pitch your company business

Aug. 21, 2018 9:40 am

SEED SPOT wants to be the safe space where your (finally) pitch your company

The Arizona-based organization is bringing its first ever 2-Day Launch Camp to Philly this fall, with a focus on social entrepreneurship.
This accelerator for startups focused on ‘financial resilience’ is coming to Philly business

Aug. 13, 2018 11:39 am

This accelerator for startups focused on ‘financial resilience’ is coming to Philly

Atlanta-based Points of Light Civic Accelerator is looking for social enterprises to join its 12th cohort. In November, the companies will convene locally for four days of programming.
NeedsList closes $570K seed round, will move out of Philly business

Aug. 10, 2018 6:51 am

NeedsList closes $570K seed round, will move out of Philly

Cofounder Amanda Levinson is moving to Durham, N.C. for family reasons. She gave us the pros (and cons) of starting a company in Philadelphia.
Reinvestment Fund has $12.5 million to back clean-energy projects business

Apr. 19, 2018 12:06 pm

Reinvestment Fund has $12.5 million to back clean-energy projects

The Philly-based social enterprise fund is looking to deploy loans of up to $3 million to cleantech companies.
The owner of Rosa’s Fresh Pizza is trading slices for coworking space business

Mar. 9, 2017 9:29 am

The owner of Rosa’s Fresh Pizza is trading slices for coworking space

Mason Wartman cut a deal with Benjamin's Desk: free pizza for access to the network and a quiet space to do administrative work.
Forbes gave GoodCompany’s climate change-focused accelerator a shoutout business

Feb. 1, 2017 9:52 am

Forbes gave GoodCompany’s climate change-focused accelerator a shoutout

A timely reminder for startups to apply by March 15.

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