Boston is the best city in the nation to be a social entrepreneur, according to a new ranking of the top 21 ecosystems, because social entrepreneurs in Beantown find it relatively easy to find funding there, especially from private investors and the public sector, and because of the overall awareness of social entrepreneurship.
The Social Enterprise Ecosystems Report measures social enterprise in twenty-one top U.S. cities based on funding, human capital, quality of life, and regulation
The food entrepreneurs behind Banza and Misfit Juicery were highlighted on "Good Morning America" today as start-up companies with a mission to create social change for both health and the environment.
Halcyon Announces First Ever Halcyon Arts Lab Cohort of Fellows, Halcyon Incubator’s Seventh Cohort of Fellows
Seventeen total creatives tackling major social issues like gender inequality, police performance, incarceration, clean water, date rape and more are heading to the nation’s capital to develop and amplify their message.
If you don't know their names yet, don't worry. You will. The members of the Washington Business Journal's 2017 40 Under 40 class are already making a mark on Greater Washington.
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Le magazine MIT Technology Review, du Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), vient de dévoiler les 10 finalistes français du prix Innovators Under 35 Europe, à l’occasion du rendez-vous annuel organisé par le magazine à L’Atelier BNP Paribas.
As mission statements go, Kate Goodall espouses a fairly bold one for her DC-based organization. “[We are] devoted to the power of human creativity,” says the CEO and co-founder of Halcyon. Goodall’s nonprofit has turned lots of heads recently for its unabashed desire to assist artists and innovators in solving the world’s biggest challenges.
The Halcyon House made its mark with its inaugural Halcyon Awards Gala. Guests gathered and mingled at Union Station to honor innovators in art and social enterprise. Three achievement awards were debuted, reflecting the groundbreaking creative and social impactors the foundation seeks to support.
Noobstaa Phillip Vang missed his mother’s cooking. He had just moved to D.C. from Minnesota to attend Georgetown’s MBA program, and craved the Northern Vietnamese Hmong food that his mom and aunt used to cook at home.