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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, a night of 600+ attendees at McCaw Hall for Social Venture Partners third annual “Fast Pitch” showdown, then this week to the Northwest Entrepreneur Network’s...

“Demo Day” On-Demand

  Watch the “Demo Day” Videos at your Convenience Featuring the Winter 2013 “fledglings”: Tansa Clean (a.k.a. Brown Box) – “Valuing” the stream of of human waste in India Serve Smart – Preparing volunteers for effective service Kodeza – Crowdsourcing local knowledge to create local change Shift Labs – Simple, inexpensive, human...

Demo Day, April 25th, 2013

Demo Day was Thursday, April 25th Once again the “fledglings” got up on stage and shared their visions and plans with you and the world. Tansa Clean (a.k.a. Brown Box) – “Valuing” the stream of of human waste in India Serve Smart – Preparing volunteers for effective service Kodeza – Crowdsourcing local knowledge to create local change Shift Labs –...

Kick, the “inclusive” incubator

Kick is the inclusive business incubator, here to help all entrepreneurs through the difficult path from idea to started startup.  We are here to help all the teams after the weekend entrepreneurship events, after the business plan competitions, after graduation, or any other stage of life when an entrepreneur realizes that some help could help. Kick is here for the lifestyle entrepreneurs, the...

Welcome Fledglings

The Winter 2013 program runs through April 25th Fledge, the “conscious company” incubator has invited seven new, impactful companies to come work with us within HUB Seattle, every day for 10 weeks. These seven were chosen from amongst over 60 applicants, invited due to their potential impact on the world and the strength of their teams. Plus, we’re excited to see these teams...

The Next Step, the 5-week Workshop

UPDATE: The workshop is over. If you are interested in future workshops, contact us and let us know of your interest. Working on a startup idea but don’t know the first step? Or the next step? Did you just complete a Startup Weekend, #SocEnt Weekend or other hackathon and wondering what comes next?  Have you thought of a must-have product or service, but have no idea how to get from idea to...

Impactful Innovation

The past month in Seattle has seen an incredible surge of efforts around sustainable, conscious, impactful business.  Showcased across four events, more than four dozen emerging, impactful, social enterprises have shared their stories with the city and with the world. The tsunami of activity began on September 23rd at the Fledge “Demo Day”, where seven “fledgling” companies shared their visions...

Improving the World… One Weekend at a Time

What can be done to improve the world in a single weekend?  A whole lot more than you probably think. The world is full of big, important problems.  Issues of sustainability, pollution, community, unemployment, etc.  The 50 attendees of #SocEnt Weekend: Next 50 spent last weakened with the goal of solving some of these problems, while learning about social enterprise and having fun doing it...

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