Posts Tagged ‘social entrepreneurship’

APTE Summit Brings Social Entrepreneurs Together, Fosters Discussion

APTE Summit Brings Social Entrepreneurs Together, Fosters Discussion
The sixth annual Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit brought social entrepreneurs from Columbus and across the globe together to discuss this emerging industry on Saturday, February 28. Seven entrepreneurs shared stories of their ventures, while also taking a look at big-picture questions...
March 4th, 2015 | Event Reviews | Read More

Annual Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit Slated for February 28

Annual Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit Slated for February 28
The Ohio State University will hold its annual student-organized Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit Saturday, February 28 at the Wexner Center’s Mershon Auditorium. The event brings entrepreneurs, students and community members together to discuss the growing trend of social entrepreneurship. Over...
February 4th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

The Bindu Project Builds Non-Profit Social Enterprise Accelerator

The Bindu Project Builds Non-Profit Social Enterprise Accelerator
As the number of social enterprises grows, so does the need for support resources for these unique ventures. Providing funding for charitable start-ups during their formative stages, The Bindu Project launched on Oct. 15 to serve as non-profit social enterprise accelerator. In speaking with a number...
October 27th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Center for Social Enterprise Development Offers Resources for Building Social Enterprises in Central Ohio

Center for Social Enterprise Development Offers Resources for Building Social Enterprises in Central Ohio
Applying for grants and pitching to investors are two very different processes, but an increasing number of non-profit leaders are finding themselves in a positions where they need to understand both thanks to the rise of social enterprises. Social enterprises take business ideas that complement a non-profit’s...
October 22nd, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Hemisphere Coffee Roasters, Good Coffee Doing Good

Hemisphere Coffee Roasters, Good Coffee Doing Good
There’s a story behind each cup of coffee from Hemisphere Coffee Roasters. The roastery is not only focused on brewing quality java, but helping the international communities in which their beans grow. Hemisphere imports coffee from across the world to roast at their Mechanicsburg facility. “Coffee...
August 29th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Winners Announced for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Winners Announced for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Three companies were awarded for their ventures in social entrepreneurship at the Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards sponsored by The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690. “The common thread between social entrepreneurs and Rotary is they didn’t wait for someone else to do...
June 2nd, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Six Finalists Chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Six Finalists Chosen for Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
Six finalists have been announced for the second-annual Central Ohio Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards hosted by The Metropreneur and Rotary District 6690. For-Profit Companies Azoti – Shortening the distance between food suppliers and food eaters, Azoti allows individuals, businesses, schools...
May 19th, 2014 | News | Read More

Seeking nominees for 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Seeking nominees for 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Award
Social Entrepreneurship is the identification of a social problem and the use of entrepreneurial principles and practices to create a social venture aimed at solving the problem. Social entrepreneurs are important to the community and to the world, as they work to achieve social change through non-traditional...
March 28th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More