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Jan. 12, 2022 3:03 pm

Rysheema Dixon is expanding her work beyond Delaware borders

The former City Councilwoman At Large made a choice to focus on her growing 10-year-old business, but she is still focused on helping communities here and abroad.

Jan. 6, 2022 1:07 pm

Philly Startup Leaders is rolling out industry-specific accelerators. First up: cannabis and ‘ethical entrepreneurship’

For the cannabis program, especially, the goal is lower the barrier of entry for those traditionally left out of the lucrative and fast-growing industry. Apps are due by Jan. 28.

Oct. 7, 2021 6:34 pm

Resource roundup: Applications are open for AccelerateBaltimore 2022

Plus, Open Society Institute is seeking a new group of community fellows, and more upcoming startup programs.

Oct. 4, 2021 6:06 pm

Parity is starting work to turn vacant houses into affordable homes in West Baltimore’s Harlem Park. Community building came first

"What encourages me is that we now are going to be a part of making this a destination," Mayor Brandon Scott said, "making this a Black middle class, working class neighborhood once again, and that it's being led by a Black woman."

Sep. 13, 2021 2:31 pm

Morgan Berman is leaving MilkCrate as CEO to run a nonprofit. Here’s why

The career entrepreneur will become executive director of Life Science Cares Philadelphia and will transition to board chairperson for the software firm she founded eight years ago.

Aug. 25, 2021 4:48 pm

This UD student-led startup is helping Warehouse teens ‘Level UP’

UP Cycle Design's education program teaches design and sustainability. There are also lessons on "the 'resilience muscle' and how you can use the entrepreneurial mindset in anything," cofounder Sierra RyanWallick said.

Aug. 9, 2021 12:45 pm

Meet the 10 Baltimore community connectors who won M&T Bank and Aspen Institute’s Weaver Awards

The pilot program is providing $7,000 grants to neighborhood-level leaders in the city. "For small nonprofits, it means so much when big organizations come together and honor you," said Danielle Battle of Cherry Hill's RICH.

Jul. 23, 2021 4:23 pm

Inside NERDiT Now’s quiet, impactful growth over a challenging year

The pandemic threatened to wreck the Newport-based company. Then, thanks to its mission to close the digital divide, things turned around.

Jul. 1, 2021 3:20 pm

Parity’s Bree Jones is entering a $225K national fellowship for social entrepreneurs

The Fund for New Leadership is offering unrestricted funds over a three-year fellowship. Here's why that matters.

Jun. 30, 2021 6:36 pm

University of Maryland, Baltimore is piloting a social entrepreneurship fund. Here are its first two student awardees

The UMB Student Social Venture Fund aims to provide structured financial support to promising social entrepreneurs. The seed grants were supported by local entrepreneurs.

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