Author: Sarah Nanbu

Olivia Wilde is Turning Philanthropy on Its Head and Making a Profit

As a self-proclaimed proponent of the power of voting with your dollars, actress Olivia Wilde is proving it’s possible to live well without destroying the Earth and its inhabitants. Olivia, along with her business partner, Barbara “Babs” Burchfield, launched Conscious Commerce three years ago. The online marketplace features curated goods from ethical brands, as well […]

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Social Entrepreneurship: Myths, Advice, and the Future

Last month, social entrepreneur Jessica Jackleg (pictured above) joined a Google Hangout hosted by Upstart, a platform allowing entrepreneurs to monetize their future potential. Jessica, who might be best known as Cofounder and CMO of Kiva, is currently an advisor at the Collaborative Fund, which invests in creative entrepreneurs changing the world though emerging technologies. Prior […]

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