Cheryl Dorsey On Echoing Green Blog

Echoing Green, the world’s leading angel investor in start-up social entrepreneurs, is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the ZOOM Foundation that will provide seed capital and critical support to some of the best next generation leaders working on innovations in mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

Over the past twenty-five years, we have seen our Fellows inspire, mentor and partner with one another building upon the impact of Fellows that have come before them. This new class of 2013 Echoing Green and Black Male Achievement Fellows is no exception.

Last night, past and present generations of Fellows like Wendy Kopp, Angel Taveras, Sasha Chanoff, Vikram Akula, and Chris Bradford poignantly brought to life the power of the Echoing Green community. Read more.


On October 3, 2012, Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement hosted The Innovation and Impact Forum at the Grand Hyatt New York City. The event included over 200 attendees from the philanthropic sector, the business community, community based organizations, and noted influencers in the Black Male Achievement field. Read More.


Echoing Green President Cheryl L. Dorsey reflects on joining more than 150 leaders in philanthropy and finance at the White House for a meeting on innovation in philanthropy. Read More.


Our President, Cheryl Dorsey, joins venture capitalists Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz and Jim Breyer of Accel Partners, and CEO of Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy to discuss how social venture and traditional venture capital overlap (and when they don't).Read More.

Summer of Social Entrepreneurship
It seems like everywhere we turn, there's another incredible opportunity for our Fellows. So much so, Echoing Green is declaring the summer of 2012 the "Summer of Social Entrepreneurship." Read more.


Echoing Green Fellows attend the Social Enterprise and Opportunity Series: Forum on Citizen-based Innovation. Read More.


Echoing Green President Cheryl L. Dorsey reflects on her Clinton Global Initiative University panel presentation about turning moments of failure into opportunities. Read more.


Our quick read on the top tweets, news, and buzz circulating in the field of changemaking. This past week: culture, behavior change, social innovation in India, and your Moment of Obligation.Read more.

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