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Aug28

SEG is accepting applications for its 2019 Impact and Food Accelerator programs. Applications are due October 1, 2018.

Rhode Island (August 28, 2018) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) is accepting applications for its 2019 Accelerators for ‘Do Well, Do Good’ businesses. SEG is looking for motivated and coachable social entrepreneurs with a feasible food, environment, or general social impact venture to apply. Applications for SEG’s Food and Impact Accelerator programs are due on[…..]

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Aug17

PBN takes a look at RI entrepreneurial ecosystem

Providence Business News takes a look at the RI entrepreneurial ecosystem and surveys startups, including 8 SEG ventures, they interviewed in 2015 to find out how they’ve fared. SEG CEO, Kelly Ramirez provides insights from our experience serving social entrepreneurs in the area. Read the full article at PBN.com.

Jul30

SEG Welcomes Meg Wirth as Director for Health and Wellness Initiative

For Immediate Release Providence, Rhode Island (Monday July 30, 2018) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) welcomes Meg Wirth to their team as Health and Wellness Initiative Director. As Director for SEG’s Health and Wellness initiative, Meg will run the business Accelerator for social enterprises focused on public health, wellness and medical innovation. She will also[…..]

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Jun14

What The Art of Social Enterprise tells us about legal structure

By Alec O’del Social enterprise, the idea of using business as a force for good, is on the rise. Many wonder how a company can pursue positive social impact, while remaining financially sustainable. Lawyers Carl Frankel and Allen Bromberger discuss social entrepreneurship and the different social enterprise corporate structures in their book The Art of[…..]

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Jun01

WatchRx (Health Accelerator ’17) Selected by Bayer and TechCode for Digital Healthcare Innovation Program

June, 2018 Bayer and TechCode have selected WatchRx (Health Accelerator ’17) for their first U.S. Digital Healthcare Program. WatchRx is the first and only dedicated smartwatch/SaaS solution with all-in-one medication reminders, built-in phone and GPS to support prescription adherence and to improve health outcomes for those managing complex medication regimens. The Bayer-TechCode partnership is designed[…..]

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May21

Trailblazers: Reviewing The Startup of You and Better and Faster

By Alec O’del Business has changed from 100 years ago. Gone are the days of working the same Fortune 500 job from college graduation to golden-watch retirement. With technology changing at incredibly high speeds, entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly popular as a way for people to realize their goals. Many have written books to share their[…..]

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May04

Q&A with Jackelyn Dacanay, Founder, THE ART OF FATE

Founded in 2014, THE ART OF FATE is the first conscious fashion and wellness house created for all womxn. They partner with emerging brands in social impact and showcase the brand’s stories with the world.   Cameron Keegan: Jackie, it’s so great to meet you and thank you for sitting down with me! First off, tell[…..]

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Apr26

Finnest, Impact accelerator participant from 2017, raises their first outside capital through Netcapital

Finnest, Impact accelerator participant from 2017, raises their first outside capital through Netcapital, a Boston-based equity crowd-investing platform. Finnest’s base of financial support is wider than ever. In just 6 days they’ve raised more than half their goal, making the Finnest campaign one of the most successful on NetCapital thus far. Netcapital allows anyone to invest as little as $100 in return for shares[…..]

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Mar22

SEG Appoints Macky McCleary, Administrator RIDPUC, to Board of Directors

For Immediate Release Providence, Rhode Island (March 22, 2018) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) recently appointed Macky McCleary to its Board of Directors. Macky McCleary brings over 7 years of experience in public service. He currently serves as Administrator of Rhode Island Department of Public Utilities and Carriers and formerly served as Director of the[…..]

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Mar06

Q&A with Carolyn Greenspan, CEO, Blue State Coffee

March 6, 2018 Blue State Coffee donates 2% of their sales to local non-profit organizations suggested by their customers, and from January 2018 to June 2018, Social Enterprise Greenhouse will be one of those beneficiaries. Since their founding in 2004, Blue State Coffee has donated over $800,000 to local nonprofits and focuses on ethical and[…..]

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