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Meet Finnest

Richard McDonald and Clemens Grave met at Brown. They had something in common: Both had an entrepreneurial spirit and were pursuing a graduate program called Innovation  Management and Entrepreneurship. They had both studied engineering, mechanical and industrial, respectively. But that’s where the similarities ended. Richard grew up in  Nevada and Clemens came from Austria, and[…..]

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5 Things I Learned from the RI Food System Summit

    Rhode Island’s first Director of Food Strategy, Sue Anderbois, has been working on a RI State Food Strategy. It combines information about existing resources, goals for Rhode Island’s future and priority-setting for positive change. She presented this plan and convened stakeholders in a daylong conversation, in partnership with the University of Rhode Island.[…..]

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2017 Impact Accelerator: Introducing the Entrepreneurs

Social Enterprise Greenhouse is happy to announce that we have launched our Impact Accelerator for 2017!  Many of the entrepreneurs in this year’s Impact Accelerator bring their direct experience with the social problem their enterprise seeks to solve. They are using this life experience as an asset to help create change in the community. Perhaps[…..]

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2017 Food Accelerator Cohort

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse network is pleased to announce 8 promising do well, do good food businesses in the 2nd Food Accelerator program. Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Food Accelerator program at our event on February 9th! RSVP here. Body 2 Soul is an all natural body product care line made with artisanal botanical and aromatherapy[…..]

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2017 Impact Accelerator Cohort

The Social Enterprise Greenhouse network is pleased to announce 9 promising New England-based social impact ventures in the 7th Impact Accelerator program. Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Impact Accelerator program at our event on January 19th! RSVP here. Impact in Education DinnerxChange enables a mobile dinner table conversation – at the dinner table,[…..]

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Recap of Community Table with Conservation Law Foundation

By: Traci Picard December 9, 2016 SEG’s Community Table hosted Max Greene of the Conservation Law Foundation to hear about their Legal Food Hub, an organization new to Rhode Island which provides pro-bono legal services to people working in the food industry. Throughout the food industry, from production to distribution, processing to composting, there are[…..]

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SEG Holiday Gifts with a Purpose!

By: Traci Picard December 8, 2016 It’s getting dark at 4 pm, the Canada Geese are flying south, and we can no longer deny it: the Holiday season approaches. It’s nearly time for gift-giving, and shopping guides abound. Here at SEG, we like to add a bonus to our gifting! We are lucky to know[…..]

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5 Things I Learned from Leadership and Governance with Daniel Doucette

December 3, 2016 By: Traci Picard SEG’s Lunch and Learn series presented an interactive workshop with Daniel Doucette, organizational dynamics advisor and founder of BraveShift. He brought a down-to-earth perspective and an engaging approach to the subject of creating a framework for leadership and governance, based on his experiences in the world of non-profit and[…..]

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Giving Tuesday: Support the SEG Community

By: Traci Picard November 29, 2016 As we come together with family and friends over this holiday season, we may naturally take a moment to think about our great fortune. To be alive, to be together, to gather with food and friends. Our thoughts might also turn to those organizations trying to create positive change[…..]

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Stories from the SEG Hub: Rabbi Elan Babchuck

November 23, 2016 By: Traci Picard What is it about a co-working space that pulls us in? That keeps us coming back? It’s the strong coffee, sure. The sunny space, the wi-fi and the printer. But more than anything else, it’s the people, and their stories. The HUB is a co-working space, but it’s also[…..]

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