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#SocEnt Weekend: Next 50

Ready to try your hand at being a social entrepreneur?  Have an idea that you would like to turn into a company, but are not sure where to start, or what to do next?  Or are you eager to join the movement of socially-minded companies, with no idea of your own, but talents to share with others? #SocEnt Weekend is a 50-hour, one-weekend, hands-on workshop, where you can learn how to be a social...

A “Conscious” Ecosystem

Creating a thriving ecosystem of companies capable of tackling the “conscious consumer” market requires a few components, most of which exist today, plus a few which we can easily add: Education – multiple layers of meetups, certificates, and degrees to fill the gaps of knowledge Talent and Passion – people with the know-how and drive to create and operate companies...

Will Seattle Become the Capital of Social Entrepreneurship?

“I think there’s every reason to believe that Seattle will be the capital of social entrepreneurship in the next ten years,” says Brian Howe, an adjunct professor at Seattle School of Law and founder of Hub Seattle , which rents space to social entrepreneurs. Reason.tv sat down with Howe and Michael “Luni” Libes, a “serial entrepreneur” who has helped...

HUB Seattle

Many thanks to HUB Seattle for co-organizing and hosting #SocEnt Weekend. For those of you who have not heard of The HUB, it is an international co-op of co-working spaces for social enterprises.  You can find HUBs in over 30 cities around the world, and as of November 2011, Seattle, WA. The HUB today provides a gathering place, events, and access to mentors for socially-conscious entrepreneurs. ...

#SocEnt Weekend

Friday, February 24th, 2012, 80 strangers stepped forward into a novel experiment, moving from raw ideas into operational social enterprises in just 50 hours.  The results were not only astounding in terms of effort, but inspirational in terms of content.  Thirteen companies were created, with a potential for over a trillion dollars in combined revenue and social impact! Winner of “Best Startup...

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