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Feb. 5, 2021 12:01 pm

For tech firms with city contracts, Philly Fighting COVID is a bad omen for innovation

In crisis, governments take risk — and sometimes fail. Social entrepreneurs weigh in on how the ability to deliver results, not tax status, should define them, and the right — and wrong — lessons to take from the Philly Fighting COVID fallout.
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Oct. 14, 2020 2:20 pm

Edtech startup Fulphil just placed in an international pitch competition

Here's how the social entrepreneurship program founded by Penn grad Tiffany Yau has shifted in its three years.
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Dec. 9, 2019 10:23 am

‘It takes a city’: Dispatch from Triple Bottom Brewing’s first months

"I’ve wrestled a lot with whether what we’re doing is enough," writes Tess Hart, cofounder of the Callowhill-based social enterprise that employs fair chance hiring practices.
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Nov. 4, 2019 10:04 am

Impact modeling for the financial world

GoodCompany Ventures' new tool can capture a social enterprise's unmonetized external value, writes Managing Director Catherine Griffin.
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Oct. 25, 2019 11:46 am

Hear from Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler at Generocity’s ADVANCE conference on Nov. 1

The author of "This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World" will speak about making business a tool for change. We're giving away two tickets to Technical.ly members.
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Sep. 3, 2019 1:08 pm

What’s slowing a wider adoption of impact investing?

Michael Cosack of ImpactWise LLC and Jeremy Bach of Bach Capital Advisors examine the challenges of aligning financial and impact risk.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.”

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