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A high-profile social entrepreneur announced his new fund at Wharton funding

Nov. 8, 2016 12:07 pm

A high-profile social entrepreneur announced his new fund at Wharton

During his social innovator residency at Wharton, B Team founding CEO and Richard Branson collaborator Derek Handley launched Aera VC, a fund for social entrepreneurs across the world.
Impact investors exit differently. Investors’ Circle wants to show you how method

Oct. 11, 2016 7:57 am

Impact investors exit differently. Investors’ Circle wants to show you how

The local impact investor network is hosting a workshop on structured exits Oct. 19. Here's a taste of what's in store to hold you over.
Why Message Agency is taking home the Chamber’s inaugural ImpactPHL award purpose

Sep. 26, 2016 10:15 am

Why Message Agency is taking home the Chamber’s inaugural ImpactPHL award

The social enterprise does web design for nonprofits and foundations. They'll take home the Chamber of Commerce's first award for social impact, named after Philly's new impact investing coalition.
Tayyib Smith has a few ideas for how people of color can support one another people

Aug. 22, 2016 12:47 pm

Tayyib Smith has a few ideas for how people of color can support one another

The entrepreneur shares his biggest fear and some tips for how people of color can remain undivided in the face of oppression.
Sustainable business lobbyist Saleem Chapman is OK with incremental change people

Aug. 10, 2016 12:52 pm

Sustainable business lobbyist Saleem Chapman is OK with incremental change

As long as there continues to be momentum behind it. Here's how Sustainable Business Network's policy and advocacy manager sees his role in tackling "the issue of our time."
In states like Pa., the politics of poverty are ‘absolutely important’ method

Jul. 27, 2016 8:48 am

In states like Pa., the politics of poverty are ‘absolutely important’

Poverty in rural Pa. looks different than it does in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Still, "we should be able to have a statewide conversation about poverty," said GreenLight Fund Philadelphia ED Omar Woodard.
Wharton Social Impact Initiative just launched its Urban Impact Scaling Lab people

Jul. 26, 2016 8:10 am

Wharton Social Impact Initiative just launched its Urban Impact Scaling Lab

During her Around the Corner interview, Stephanie Kim describes the website as a hub of the initiative's years of research.
ImpactPHL just launched and here’s the first thing it needs to do method

Jul. 21, 2016 12:01 pm

ImpactPHL just launched and here’s the first thing it needs to do

Get more diversity in the room.
Drop everything and apply to the Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship while you still can purpose

Jul. 20, 2016 3:09 pm

Drop everything and apply to the Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship while you still can

Slots are filling up quickly for Tayyib Smith's new Knight-funded organization, which will educate students on how hip-hop culture has influenced business.
Is Philadelphia City Hall ready for the next big wave in how social services get done? results

Jul. 8, 2016 11:15 am

Is Philadelphia City Hall ready for the next big wave in how social services get done?

Social impact leaders say a funding model called 'pay for success' that matches investors, impact innovators and governments together is the next big thing. GreenLight Fund Philadelphia Director Omar Woodward says Philly's city government needs to be prepared.

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