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This Temple grad is crowdfunding for his Lancaster-based natural dye company funding

Sep. 18, 2017 9:55 am

This Temple grad is crowdfunding for his Lancaster-based natural dye company

Tyler Stoltzfus' Green Matters Natural Dye Company was a 2016 winner of Be Your Own Boss Bowl's social impact category.
Solar States just won the Chamber of Commerce’s second ImpactPHL Award results

Sep. 15, 2017 12:55 pm

Solar States just won the Chamber of Commerce’s second ImpactPHL Award

The solar panel installation and education company is being honored for its mission of sustainability, its workforce development programs for disadvantaged youth and its contribution of jobs to the Philadelphia region.
Solutions for Progress is now Communally results

Sep. 12, 2017 12:55 pm

Solutions for Progress is now Communally

Following a rebrand, the civic tech company is keeping up its fight to end poverty. Here's why and how it made the change.
16 Philly companies just made the 2017 Best for the World List results

Sep. 12, 2017 12:21 pm

16 Philly companies just made the 2017 Best for the World List

They're among 846 businesses across 52 industries from 48 countries being recognized by the annual list of B Corps.
This van service for prison visits is rebuilding Philly families, one ride at a time purpose

Aug. 23, 2017 8:34 am

This van service for prison visits is rebuilding Philly families, one ride at a time

West Philadelphia native Crystal Wyatt's business, Ride and Rebuild, does more than drive families to and from prisons. It's supporting the women who support incarcerated men.
ImpactPHL is a year old. Here’s what it’s achieved — and what it’s still working on results

Aug. 18, 2017 12:55 pm

ImpactPHL is a year old. Here’s what it’s achieved — and what it’s still working on

The impact investing advocacy organization's executive chair, John Moore, talked with us about the group's Best for PHL program and ImpactPHL Ventures funding initiative, as well as its goals surrounding diversity and inclusion.
At long last, ROAR for Good’s Athena has launched results

Aug. 16, 2017 2:30 pm

At long last, ROAR for Good’s Athena has launched

The wearable tech aimed at reducing sexual assaults is finally out. Cofounder Anthony Gold offered the low-down on what changed about the product during development.
Yogetree founder Helanah Warren on freedom, balance and starting a solo business people

Aug. 15, 2017 3:30 pm

Yogetree founder Helanah Warren on freedom, balance and starting a solo business

The former corporate professional went full-time with her wellness and yoga business eight months ago. Two lessons from her journey? Let the universe push you, and then proceed with power.
Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, the Center City shop that donates 100 slices per day, is opening a second location purpose

Jul. 21, 2017 9:40 am

Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, the Center City shop that donates 100 slices per day, is opening a second location

Founder Mason Wartman offers a quick refresher on the pizza shop's pay-it-forward program, plus its defunct sticky note tracking system.
ImpactPHL Ventures just threw $15M into Philly’s impact investing ecosystem funding

Jul. 20, 2017 12:14 pm

ImpactPHL Ventures just threw $15M into Philly’s impact investing ecosystem

The initiative is overseen by Ben Franklin Technology Partners and aims to encourage more funders to invest in social enterprises: "It's not that these dollars alone are going to fill the need."

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