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GoGreen Seattle, Why Fledge?

GoGreen Seattle, Why Fledge?

Originally posted at GoGreen Seattle Our team met up with Michael “Luni” Libes for a one on one interview to find out more about the successful entrepreneur and the driving force behind Fledge. Read along to find out more about what...

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For Profit, For Good

For Profit, For Good

Seattle Leads the Way in Social Entrepreneurship Doing good and doing business, in the minds of many, are two separate things. But there’s a growing movement to change that, and Seattle is at the forefront of it. This change...

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Meet the new (Spring 2014) Fledglings

Meet the new (Spring 2014) Fledglings

Twice per year we invite a handful of companies into Fledge.  This month is our fourth-ever session, our most sought after ever, and our first truly international group.  Six new fledgling, again targeting a wide variety of impacts, markets,...

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Forbes.com: Scaling To Change The World

Forbes.com: Scaling To Change The World

    Devin Thorpe, Contributor to Forbes.com 2/03/2014 @ 1:38PM |40 views Social Entrepreneurs In Seattle Are Scaling To Change The World Michael “Luni” Libes is the founder of Fledge, an accelerator for social entrepreneurs in Seattle that has...

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114 applications from 88 cities

114 applications from 88 cities

“Wow!” sums it up nicely.  114 applicants want to be fledglings.  That is a new record for Fledge, up from 99 for the Autumn session, almost double the 65 from last year’s Spring session. What is even more exciting...

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Ignite Bainbridge: The Purpose of Business

Ignite Bainbridge: The Purpose of Business

Ignite Bainbridge, a nice of (quick) inspiration on Bainbridge Island, Washington http://ignitebainbridge.com/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pifWsH4u5PM Fledge’s founder and Managing Director explains the purpose of business, and why the Bainbridge Island community has no (love for) Walmart.  

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A Village of Bees, Sparking change Close to Home

A Village of Bees, Sparking change Close to Home

A unprecedented 30 days of entrepreneurial events in Seattle came to a close last night at Impact Hub Seattle with the Fledge “Demo Day”.  This flurry of events began with Startup Week, continued with the Slow Money Northwest showcase,...

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B Labs – 2013 Best for Community

B Labs – 2013 Best for Community

Fledge is not just a Certified B Corporation, but a top 10% of all B Corps for community impact.  Take a look at the whole list of the Best of the Best for Community Impact. http://bestfortheworld.bcorporation.net/2013-best-for-the-world-community-honorees.html

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