Tag | Ecosystem

2018 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CONFERENCE, CAPITAL FOR GOOD

The conference planning team has been working year-round on putting together a diverse line-up of over 40 social impact speakers. The day has been broken into two tracks: the sources and uses of capital. Dynamic keynotes and panelists will be sharing how they are changing the way we think about how capital is sourced and […]

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Join Echoing Green Dec. 4 to talk innovation deserts and inclusive tech ecosystems

  Please join us on Tuesday, December 4 to meet 2017 Echoing Green Fellow Felecia Hatcher, co-founder of Code Fever Miami, and hear about her mission to end innovation deserts. Through its programs and partnerships, Code Fever Miami is fostering inclusive innovation in communities of the emerging majority in the United States. You won’t want […]

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2018 Impact Virtual Summit

The Impact Virtual Summit is a two day event taking place 100% online and can be accessed from anywhere without any travel. You can network and interact with speakers and participants just like you would in person and as a community member, you will gain lifetime access to recorded session to watch or review after […]

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Social Table: Lightning Talks on Design within the Community

Join Capital One’s Design Pro Bono team and NYC Service Design Collective for an evening of lightning talks about design for social impact. We’ve invited six people who are using the power of design to make a positive impact on our world and our region. Come learn about our speakers’ work with non-profits, government agencies, […]

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The Purpose of Capital: A Fireside Chat with Jed Emerson by Impact Entrepreneur Center for Social and Environmental Innovation

The field of impact investing has become as focused upon the same questions of strategy, tactics and financial returns as traditional investing. Many struggle to understand impact investment practice, definitions, terms and metrics, but in the absence of clarity concerning the ultimate purpose of capital, our efforts will be in vain and simply devolve into […]

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Core77 Conference “Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business”, Oct 25th

Core77 is hosting their 2018 Conference “Now What? Launching & Growing Your Creative Business” on October 25th at A/D/O in Brooklyn. “Now What?” is a one-day event that will focus on maintaining or starting a design business. Leaders in the field of design entrepreneurship will share their personal success stories and offer insights on running design studios, launching products, and even creating crowdfunding campaigns. Several RISD […]

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Strand at The New School: Grace Bonney Panel October 25th

Inspired by her New York Times bestseller In the Company of Women, Grace Bonney’s Good Company is the innovative and supportive journal for women and nonbinary creatives at every stage of life, founded on the power of inclusivity, diversity, and celebrating the differences that unite. Its mission is to provide motivation, inspiration, advice, and a vital sense of […]

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NextGen Cup Challenge: Idea submissions open October 9 – November 16

The $1 million NextGen Cup Challenge is an open innovation initiative seeking to identify and commercialize existing and future solutions for the single-use, hot and cold fiber cup system. The Challenge, managed by Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy, is the first phase of a multi-year, multi-industry global consortium that aims to accelerate the design, commercialization, and recovery of […]

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Apply for The Roddenberry Fellowship :: Deadline Sept 19!

The Roddenberry Fellowship is a 12-month program for 20 activists, changemakers, and organizers from across the United States who are tackling one of these four issue areas: Civil Rights Environmental Protection LGBTQIA & Women’s Rights Immigration & Refugee Rights Fellows will each receive a $50,000 award, as well as tailored support to implement a project […]

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Apply for the Catalyst Program at Blue Ridge Labs :: Deadline September 3

Are you building a mission-driven startup that could improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers? The Catalyst program at Blue Ridge Labs is designed to help founders turn a proven but small-scale concept into a scalable technology platform. Over the course of six months, as part of a small cohort of other founders, they will […]

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