Category Archives: Social entrepreneurship

Shift Series

Shift Series – Social Entrepreneurship conference

We were recently contacted by Compass Partners, a non-profit that aims to develop the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Great thing, they are in that generation! (And it warms my…

Global Cycle Solutions

Sports. Society. Entrepreneurship.

BloombergBusinessweek just announced its top 25 social entrepreneurs list and we highlighted those that have some connection to sports, recreation, or the leveraging of resources related to one or the…

Beyond Sport Awards submissions – 1 more week

More information on Beyond Sport and the Awards can be found by clicking here. The Awards There are 12 categories for the Beyond Sport Awards 2010 covering the entire sporting…

The Power of Soccer, Literally…

We offer another story in the soccer/football and renewable energy category. And here we go grassroots, instead of global in focus. While playing soccer typically consumes the energy of participants,…

Samuel Dalembert

NBA All-Star weekend plans? On location in Haiti

As NBA All-Star weekend is fast approaching, Samuel Dalembert of the Philadelphia 76ers has different plans than over-the-top partying in mind. Dalembert, who lived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti until he was…

The Ball

Alive and Kicking in 2010

Alive & Kicking manufactures hand stitched sports balls in sub-Saharan Africa in order to provide balls for children who don’t have balls to play with, jobs for previously unemployed adults,…

Wanting to be "Unreasonable" – APAID

An organization we have highlighted before just contacted us with some good news.  APAID has been selected as a finalist for the Unreasonable Institute (UI). UI is a group that…

Luton

It's not only about the kids

Adults need to get in gear! We offer news of an event taking place in a few months in Luton, in the UK, in which adults will be invited to…

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5 Rings, a place to stay, and a place to live

Great idea. Simple as that. (Excerpt) From the New York Times’ Rings blog. http://vancouver2010.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/11/vancouver-group-combines-olympic-housing-with-effort-to-fight-homelessness/ Vancouver Group Combines Olympic Housing With Effort to Fight Homelessness By Ian Austen, NY Times Vancouver…

George Parros

Something about these Princeton grads

Two good stories involving the Tigers, Princeton that is. First, George Parros of the Anaheim Ducks has launched a clothing line – ah, the fresh smell of entrepreneurship – the…