Posts Tagged ‘business’

SVN Launches “Best Advice I Never Got” Video Series

Posted by Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork We hear a lot of advice from business leaders focused on profit. But what about the growing community of mission-driven business leaders who are leveraging their company to do good? What does it take to align profit and p...
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Joel Solomon: The Missing Ingredient From Your Portfolio

Guest blogpost written by David Laskarzewski for Impact Driven Joel Solomon is up to something. Sitting on a stool in front of a room of 100+ like-minded people at the LOHAS Collaboratory, his thick grey-black hair soaking in the morning Boulder sunshine that’s fi...
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Unleashing Activism through Business

Written by Evan Coller, Social Venture Network A businessman with a personal quota for getting arrested once a decade isn’t an ideal role model, but it does define a man as a force for social change. Everyone that attended SVN\'s 2013 Spring Conference got hear fr...
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Three Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Trying to Raise Capital

Written by Sara Yap, Social Venture Network Unbeknownst to many entrepreneurs, studies show that investors often rely on instinct and expertise rather than the business plan to evaluate a company. With so many factors at play, how can social entrepreneurs optimize the...
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SVN Europe A Splash Hit for Networking Entrepreneurs

Written by Evan Coller, Social Venture Network In the Social Venture Network integrity isn’t an ideal, but the standard. Pioneers who have led the way in values-based business and the emerging entrepreneurs who are driving the movement forward engage, connect, and in...
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Guest Blogger Tolulope Ilesanmi on Bringing Ecosystems Together and the Magic of SVN’s Bridge Project

One of the profound thoughts from the SVN conference for me was spoken by Nina Simmons, “In nature, the places of greatest fertility are places where two ecosystems meet.” It resonated with me because I love crossing boundaries and bringing seemingly disparate e...
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Leading the way: an Intergenerational Conversation About SVN’s Past, Present and Future

Written by Maude Wilson, SVN Events and Project Fellow In celebration of SVN’s 25 years of leading the way, impact investors and SVN co-founders Wayne Silby and Josh Mailman joined Green for All’s CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins and Shilpa Jain, ED of YES! in an int...
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