Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin More than 15 years ago, father and son Abby and Shahin Mobine launched PureFish to sell sustainably sourced seafood to restaurants. The San Diego company grew steadily—until Covid-19 hit, devastating the market. So, they decided to speed up plans already in the works to start a […]
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Barry Givens of Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars Cox Enterprises As this dreadful year comes to a close, it’s time to look back and assess what happened. Here are six trends of note that occurred in the world of impact entrepreneurship and investing […]
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Ten-year-old Freight Farms is all about sustainable agriculture. The Boston-based agricultural technology company sells 320-sq.-ft. containers allowing for indoor hydroponic vertical farming. Customers, called farmers, grow more than 500 varieties of produce year-round, using anywhere from 0 to 5 gallons of water a day. So the […]
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin In the face of severe racial inequities and income disparities laid bare by the pandemic, U.S. society faces gargantuan challenges—and impact investors and entrepreneurs can play a significant role in addressing them. But governmental policy needs to do a lot of the heavy lifting. That means […]
Four years ago, Sam Polk formed LA-based Everytable to sell affordable, healthy meals, especially to people in underserved communities. More recently, he launched a new franchise model aimed at helping entrepreneurs of color become Everytable franchisees.
Up&Up gives renters a way to get an ownership stake in their homes while they’re living there–and to do so as soon as they move in.
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Though not approaching the levels of last March and April, panic buying of toilet paper has become a thing again. That’s according to Danny Alexander, co-founder of Who Gives a Crap, a social enterprise that donates 50% of its profits to charities focused on providing access […]