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The Article: Overcoming the Psychology of the Social Entrepreneur
The Publisher: Yahoo Finance/Entrepreneur
The Scoop: The responsibilities and expectations for social entrepreneurs can be larger than life. Finding balance while juggling roles and handling setbacks is difficult, but necessary.
The Article: Why Every Business Should Do Business the Kind Way
The Publisher: PSFK
The Scoop: KIND founder Daniel Lubetzky shares the secrets to his success in creating a collaborative company culture, overcoming a media backlash and staying true to KIND’s core mission of social entrepreneurship.
The Article: Interest in Social Mission Gains Ground Among Small Companies
The Publisher: The New York Times
The Scoop: With Etsy becoming the most high-profile B Corp company to go public, the movement for businesses to be socially conscious—and become certified B Corps—is gaining momentum.
The Article: Four Young African Innovators You Should Know
The Publisher: Huffington Post Impact
The Scoop: Africa has the largest population of youth in the world, so it is only natural that the continent is seeing an influx of young entrepreneurs, thinkers and innovators helping to shape its future.
The Article: Technology And Changemaking: The Languages Of TheFuture
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: The tech and social entrepreneur industries are increasingly overlapping. Experts weigh in on the tremendous potential of this powerful intersection.