social entrepreneur

A $6 trillion wake up call for the tech industry

Jim Fruchterman Contributor Share on Twitter Jim Fruchterman is the founder and chief executive of Benetech, a nonprofit developer of technology for social good. Earlier this year, the business commun

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

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0009/8225/98225v2-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> A New York City startup that helps brands connect with and reward their fans via Faceb

Making Angels: The Pipeline Fund Announces 2011 Fellows

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/tc-pipeline-fund-logo.png" class="shot2"></img> The New York-based <a href="http://pipelinewomen.tumblr.com/">Pipeline Fund</a>, which aims to

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

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/shaherose_charania-feat.jpg" width="200" height="170" class="shot2"></img> Women 2.0</a> is not an organization just for women— we created t

Mapping Earthquake Recovery Projects in Haiti

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/picture-101.png?w=300" alt="" title="Picture 10" width="300" height="182" class="alignright size-medium wp-image-198011" /> Haiti is still st