The Recoverable Grant is essentially a convertible note, with no time expiration and no liquidation payback rights, where the conversion occurs only at valuations greater than a given threshold. It’s designed specifically for very early-stage investment, where entrepreneurs need risk tolerant and inexpensive capital. Read More.
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"I’m a Senior Producer at ABC News, which means that I develop and produce stories for the Special Units at ABC News. The stories from law and justice, to medical, to business, to investigative, and division-wide booking—which is going after the big news makers." Read more about Teri's Typical Tuesday.
We’ve seen an emerging trend with social enterprises–testing out business models. Balancing the art of doing good and doing well, social enterprises don’t always fit into either a nonprofit or for-profit box. Read More.
Echoing Green and GOODmaker are teaming up to launch two challenges to help you better understand and build deeper relationship with members of the community you most want to serve. Read More.
DiligentDeal and Gust held the Venture Forward 2012 Conference at the New York Academy of Sciences on June 20, 2012. With attendees ranging from individual angel investors to well-known entrepreneurs from across the country, it was a particularly exciting and informative event. Read More.
Echoing Green Fellows attend the Social Enterprise and Opportunity Series: Forum on Citizen-based Innovation. Read More.
Pablo Toledo, creative director at Camino PR, is a digital artist and community filmmaker and is inspired by the power of personal narratives to create social change. Read More.
In The Last Hunger Season, journalist and hunger activist Roger Thurow chronicles a year in the life of four Kenyan farmers participating in the One Acre Fund, a social venture started by 2006 Echoing Green Fellow Andrew Youn. Read More.
Anyone who knows me knows one of my favorite sayings is “Be Bold.” It is a core component of Echoing Green’s belief system—that each “solutionist” must muster up all their internal boldness to be able to create the change they want to see in the world. It’s bold to envision big change. It’s even bolder to take action to enact the change. We see this boldness in our Fellows. We teach boldness in our Work on Purpose trainings. We love boldness. I am joined by a group of extraordinary trainers, who we asked, What does leading with moxie mean to you? Read More.
Recently, Echoing Green participated in a discussion about social impact bonds hosted by McKinsey & Company on the firm’s recent report From Potential to Action: Bringing Social Impact Bonds to the US. Social Impact Bonds are multi-stakeholder partnerships, not bonds in the traditional sense, that bring together non-profits, government, and impact investors to more effectively use resources and achieve better outcomes targeting preventive interventions. Read More.
Echoing Green Live
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A Shared Commitment to Advancing Equality and Ensuring Justice
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Pioneering Across Generations: Partnering with Newman’s Own Foundation
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Introducing the 2013 Echoing Green Fellows
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