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The Article:Why Purpose Matters: Its Good For You And Your Business
The Scoop:The best way to arm yourself against the struggles and fatigue that come with launching a startup is to make your cause one that keeps you going.
The Article:Making Sense Of Funding Opportunities For Social Enterprises
The Publisher:Devex Impact
The Scoop:Choosing a funding source for your startup can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. Here are a few tips to help you decide what kind of capital would benefit your venture.
The Article:Five Business Lessons From KIND Founder And CEO Daniel Lubetzky
The Scoop:From extolling the virtues of empathy to being strategic in yourplacement, the KIND brand founder takes a thoughtful (and successful) approach to social entrepreneurship.
The Article:Social Entrepreneurship Enters The Mainstream
The Publisher:The Huffington Post
The Scoop:The rapid growth of social enterprise has created a higher demand for high-quality management than is currently available. Two new organizations aim to fill the current gap through training and networking.
The Article:Accelerate Job Creation Through Social Incubators
The Publisher:Huffington Post Impact
The Scoop:According to a recent study, more than 90,000 jobs have been created through social incubators. Now the challenge shifts to scalability and sustaining growth.