Entries by Sydney Hulebak

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Erin Croom of Small Bites Adventure Club

Profile Summary: Entrepreneur Name: Erin Croom Venture Name: Small Bites Adventure Club Impact Focus Area(s): Health & Wellness, Food Business Stage (Ideation, Startup, Early, Later, Mature): Startup Year Venture Established: 2018 Business Type: For-Profit Social Enterprise Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia The Issue Social entrepreneurship is about solving problems. Tell us about the challenge you are focused […]

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Terri-Nichelle Bradley of Brown Toy Box

Profile Summary: Entrepreneur Name: Terri-Nichelle Bradley Venture Name: Brown Toy Box Impact Focus Area(s): Education, Black Children, STE(A)M, Cultural Representation Business Stage (Ideation, Startup, Early, Later, Mature): Startup Year Venture Established: 2018 Business Type: For-Profit Social Enterprise Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia The Issue Social entrepreneurship is about solving problems. Tell us about the challenge you are […]

SOCAP, Conscious Company Media, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce Inaugural SPECTRUM Conference

This post originally appeared on the website of PRNewswire.    ATLANTA, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) and Conscious Company Media (CCM) will host the inaugural SPECTRUM conference on June 12 & 13, 2019 at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta, GA. SPECTRUM, made possible with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is a two-day cross-sector convening to bring together […]

The Triple Bottom Line Approach

May 7, 2019 By: John Lanier, Executive Director of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation   I wonder how linguists feel when they hear frequently misused words and idioms. Is it like nails on a chalkboard, or do they find this vernacular normalization to be fascinating? Do they ever accidentally use them, or avoid them like […]

Selling Pecans to Feed Those in Need

April 10, 2019 By: Andrea Jaron, Chief Development Officer, Meals on Wheels Atlanta Meals on Wheels Atlanta is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our metro area’s seniors in need. In exploring ways to diversify funding sources and expand our impact, our leadership – with the help of the 2018 class of Leadership Atlanta – recognized […]

With Social Impact Investing Support, Place-Based Model Moves to the Suburbs

March 26, 2019 By: Ashani C. O’Mard, Senior Director of Capital Development at the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership Atlanta is home to several inspiring placed-based models of community revitalization – from the transformative work in East Lake to the more recent efforts underway in the city’s Westside neighborhoods of Vine City, English Avenue, Ashview Heights […]

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Mark Crosswell of GoATL Fund

Profile Summary: Entrepreneur Name: Mark Crosswell, Managing Director Venture Name: GoATL Fund, an initiative of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Impact Focus Area(s): Arts, Community Development, Education, Nonprofit Effectiveness, Well-being Business Stage (Ideation, Startup, Early, Later, Mature): Early Year Venture Established: 2017 Business Type: Impact Investment Fund Headquarters: Atlanta, GA The Issue Social entrepreneurship […]

Impact Investing and Building the Next Economy

February 19, 2019 By: Nikishka Iyengar, Founder and CEO, The Guild   This article originally appeared in Green Money Journal. Growing up in Mumbai, India’s financial hub, it was hard to escape the pervasive Slumdog Millionaire-esque wealth disparities. Coupled with other issues like gender-based violence, Mumbai served as my primer for recognizing that socioeconomic issues like poverty are a […]