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Dance to Promote Sustainability and Health!

Hello! Our friends from Food Tank: The Food Think Tank the nation’s fastest growing sustainable food non-profit are hosting a free, outdoor dance event in Washington Square Park, NYC this Thursday – TOMORROW! (September 14th) to promote healthy lifestyles and support sustainability organizations like GrowNYC. It starts at noon and will be led by five […]

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Venture Lab Info Session!

We’re pleased to announce the Venture Lab a keystone program of the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI). The Venture Lab is designed to support graduate students and upper undergraduates (juniors and seniors) at The New School in developing financially sustainable ventures that address critical societal challenges and demonstrate the potential for scalable impact. Applications Deadline for […]

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Fall ’17 Environmental Mixer

Our friends from The New School’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program, Tishman Environment and Design Center, and Environmental Studies program are hosting their annual environmental mixer and they are calling all New School students with academic or professional interests in climate, environment, sustainability, and justice. You will: Hear from Tishman Center Director Michelle DePass Expand your network by […]

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Resources for Prospective Venture Lab Applicants

  Have you identified an unmet social need that you wish to address? Do you have an idea about how you might address this challenge in a way that is financially sustainable and has the potential for scalable impact? Have you engaged directly with your target customer to test this idea? Have you created a […]

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LIVE TODAY: How to Fundraise for Social Impact Startups

Tune in on FB live at ~9:45AM PT/12:45PM EST. SheWorx SF will be streaming the Breakfast with Lauren Loktev, Partner at Collaborative Fund, investing in early stage mission driven companies. She’ll be discussing fundraising strategies for companies with a social impact focus. Head over to SheWorx to catch the Livestream! They will be covering:  1. Qualities investors look […]

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Check out Catalyst – a 6 month pre-acceleration program for early stage social tech!

Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood has recently opened applications for Catalyst, a six-month incubation program to help promising social entrepreneurs who are building technology-enabled solutions to help low-income Americans. Catalyst is designed for social entrepreneurs at a pivotal moment in their evolution – after discovery but before acceleration – when they need time, funding, […]

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