Social Good

These Companies Are Helping Homeless People Get a Fresh Start

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’re struggling to find somewhere to donate for Giving Tuesday, have no fear. There are plenty of social issues out there that could use your help year round, and there are more than enough avenues to do so. Homelessness, for example, remains a…

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5 Charitable Startups to Check Out on Giving Tuesday

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

After the retail madness of Black Friday and the digital mayhem of Cyber Monday, it’s easy to feel like all your shopping is done. However, because the holiday season is supposed to be a time of charitable donations, Giving Tuesday has become a staple…

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This Company Is Helping Kids Play Again After Natural Disasters

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 11:30 am

The recent plague of natural disasters has taken a serious toll on the US. Fortunately, relief efforts and charitable donations have been plentiful, leading to a restoration effort that has instilled some much-needed faith in humanity. However, while places like Austin, Napa Valley, and…

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Denver

Project Sanctuary Brings Together Military Families to Heal and Reconnect

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 9:20 am

For many us, we have no idea what it’s like being a part of a military family, watching a loved one leave for deployment and let alone knowing he/she is protecting our country overseas and facing some of the most dangerous threats. For soldiers…

Energy

How Tech Companies Are Dealing With Global Problems

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

In a TED Talk by MIT Technology Review Chief Editor Jason Pontin, he offered an honest assessment of the trajectory of technological advancements from Apollo 11 to the digital age. He said: “Blithe optimism about technology’s powers has evaporated as big problems we had imagined…

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Why Startups Need to Have a Corporate Social Responsibility Focus

By | Sep 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Profit and purpose. They can be polarizing topics even for a tight-knit group of startups founder. There are those who believe that purpose should be at the center of what businesses do. It is integral to profits and growth as Harvard Business School professor…

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How Tech Is Supporting Refugees Around The World

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Location-based and on-demand tech is a vital part of a Western consumer’s daily life. And while it’s helping someone find a ride home, the same science is providing much-needed support for refugees around the world. The global refugee crisis has forced over 65.6 million…

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DC

9 Socially Conscious Startups Making Moves in DC

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Founders, young to senior, wake up each day and try to make this world a better place through their innovation and solutions. The rise in social impact startups are gaining the attention from investors and experts who are looking for different ways to solve…

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Boulder

Techstars Partners With XPRIZE to Take on the World’s Challenges

By | May 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Whether it’s tackling space travel or saving the oceans, the XPRIZE brings together some of the best talent from around the globe together to solve the world’s challenges. XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to…

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5 Things to Consider When Committing Your Company to Social Good

By | Apr 11, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Being committed to social good isn’t just a charity move anymore. With more and more consumers valuing companies that strive for a better world, it’s becoming a necessity to make social good a priority in your business. When properly executed, cause-marketing campaigns not only…

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New Orleans

Compassionate Capitalism Is Possible Through Effective Corporate Philanthropy

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Charitable giving is no longer just something you do around the holidays. For businesses large and small, being philanthropic has become a necessity to survive. With Millennials valuing socially focused companies more than ever, success is virtually unattainable if you aren’t giving back. However,…

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The $1 Million XPRIZE Competition Will Help Ensure the Safety of Women

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 5:50 pm

One in three women globally have faced sexual or physical violence in their lifetime, and in a study by the United Nations, 92 percent of women in New Dehli have experienced some form of violence in public spaces in their lifetime. Here in the…

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How to Involve Social Causes in Your Company Profile

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 8:30 pm

You have a lot of responsibilities as a business owner. You need to make sure that your employees are safe on the job, that you aren’t falling into any legal pitfalls, and that you’re staying competitive on the market. On top of all this,…

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How Empathy-Driven Innovation Can Improve Your Bottom Line

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the traditional paradigm, a rigid set of requirements dictates product design. Normally, when envisioning a new offering, a founder considers a few things: Would the new product offer more than the competition? Can it complement the existing product line? Would it appeal to…