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Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME method

Jul. 15, 2019 12:30 pm

Want to spend more time on mission and less on chasing paperwork? Here’s a tool, says Project HOME

According to Patrick Farrell, the organization's business/financial analyst, employees have decreased time spent on contracts by an estimated 30% using contract management software.
Urbanist and author Diana Lind will lead the Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia people

Jun. 13, 2019 1:00 pm

Urbanist and author Diana Lind will lead the Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia

Lind: "Philadelphia has an amazing arts community and an amazing business community. The two could be better linked and that's where this organization comes in."
Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community purpose

May 13, 2019 6:00 am

Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community

The final event of #PTW19 brought together local businesses, artists and STEM-informed "human-powered transit."
Amy Whitaker: ‘Innovation’ is the word equivalent of Microsoft Word ’97 clip art. It means well, but … people

May 1, 2019 7:20 am

Amy Whitaker: ‘Innovation’ is the word equivalent of Microsoft Word ’97 clip art. It means well, but …

The creative strategist will be the featured speaker at the Arts + Business Council’s Defining Innovation event taking place Thursday, May 2 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
On pursuing equity and opportunity in Philadelphia communities method

Mar. 11, 2019 2:00 pm

On pursuing equity and opportunity in Philadelphia communities

University City District's Alissa Weiss: "Too often, economic development is framed as a zero-sum game, where the needs of neighborhoods are pitted against the needs of the commercial or downtown area."
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."

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