social entrepreneur

  • Brand-To-Fan Connector, Crowdtap, Hits $1 Million Revenue With 115,000 Members

    Brand-To-Fan Connector, Crowdtap, Hits $1 Million Revenue With 115,000 Members

    A New York City startup that helps brands connect with and reward their fans via Facebook, Crowdtap, recently crossed the $1 million revenue mark for 2011, with 115,000 active members and about 50 major brand clients, chief executive officer Brandon Evans reported today. Crowdtap members earn redeemable points for taking “brand actions” like: completing “quick hit”… Read More

  • Making Angels: The Pipeline Fund Announces 2011 Fellows

    Making Angels: The Pipeline Fund Announces 2011 Fellows

    The New York-based Pipeline Fund, which aims to increase the number of women who become angel investors and social entrepreneurs in the U.S., today announced its inaugural class of Pipeline Fund Fellows and mentors (listed at the end of this post). The Pipeline Fund Fellowship accepted ten women who are influencers in their fields, and have a track record of charitable giving. Together, they… Read More

  • Women 2.0 CEO On 2010 Competition Winners: They're Not Like Facebook (In A Good Way)

    Women 2.0 CEO On 2010 Competition Winners: They're Not Like Facebook (In A Good Way)

    Women 2.0 is not an organization just for women— we created the name when some colleagues and I went to the Web 2.0 Expo conference in 2006 and asked, “Where are the women in the web 2.0 movement?” We didn’t see them represented there. Women 2.0 is more about diversity, inclusion, technology and startups that are likely to create jobs and wealth, and otherwise improve… Read More

  • Mapping Earthquake Recovery Projects in Haiti

    Mapping Earthquake Recovery Projects in Haiti

    Haiti is still struggling to recover from the 7-point magnitude earthquake that struck on January 12th. The natural disaster disrupted everything there, including the systems that keep water clean, garbage away from homes and farm land, and people (let alone habitat and animals) healthy. Despite an outpouring of donations and promises to help from international nonprofits, shelter, food… Read More