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How Socially & Environmentally Focused Business Collaboration Builds A New Kind of Social Security


The Adventure Capitalists were recently featured in InnovatingSMART’s May newsletter. We were called, “a company dedicated to the promotion of innovations, ideas and designs devoted to building a sustainable planet”.

Investors’ Circle Philadelphia Commits $500K to GoodCompany Group

Collaboration Aims to Attract and Fund Rising Impact Stars
Press Release

April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Investors’ Circle Philadelphia (ICP) is pleased to announce a $500,000 commitment for investment into graduates of the Ventures Program at GoodCompany Group (GCV).  The ICP-GCV2013 Seed Fund reflects the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations to support social entrepreneurs and a significant private sector response to Mayor Nutter’s leadership in creating the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership.

UPS Blog: Small Business Twitter Chat Series

by Brandon Olson

In the spirit of NCAA® March Madness®, The UPS Store  is hosting a series of one-hour small business Twitter chats to help small business owners “Get in the Game,” “Stay in the Game,” and “Win the Game.” Chat one-on-one with well-known small business experts about overcoming the challenges you face as a business owner.

Investors' Circle Partners with The Hitachi Foundation to Support Young Entrepreneur Awardees

2013 Application Process Now Open
Press Release

March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - After three years of successful collaboration, Investors’ Circle is again providing targeted support to The Hitachi Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs program – a highlight of which is the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award.

International Women’s Day: Behind the Scenes of a Woman-Owned Franchise

by Stacie Stigar

Owning a small business was never in my life plan. I never dreamt of being my own boss or experiencing many of the challenges and rewards you often hear of when you talk to a small business owner.

Investing with a Profound Sense of Community

Core Values Key as the Impact Marketplace Gains Momentum
Press Release

March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Think investments should make money and make the world a better place? Members of Investors' Circle do more than ever. "Smart with Heart" is how Bonny Moellenbrock, IC's Executive Director, describes their active network. "It's not just about the dollars. It's about the sense of meaning you share with the entrepreneurs and fellow investors," says Tom Balderston, Managing Director, Sustain VC and IC Member.

FedEx Opens First-Ever Lemonade Stand in Super Bowl XLVII Media Center, Enlists NFL Stars to Help Junior Achievement Students Run Small Business

Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Close on the heels of an exciting 2012 NFL season, FedEx is bringing together football and future entrepreneurs to give New Orleans students a big stage to launch a small business.  FedEx Corp.

Kiva City D.C. Launches to Bolster Small Business Growth in Greater Washington, D.C. Area

Partnership between Capital One Bank, Kiva and Latino Economic Development Center Provides Small Businesses Access to Capital through Proven Crowd-funding Microloan Program - Capital One will Match Loans Posted on Kiva by LEDC
Press Release

January 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new partnership between Capital One Bank, the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) and Kiva, a global microlending organization, will provide small business owners in the D.C. region access to capital through Kiva’s proven crowd-funded microloan program.


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