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Oct29

Bootblack Brand: A New Twist on Impact

The urge to create led Paul Kubiski out of one industry and into another. A sculptor by training, he ran his own successful graphic design studio, Firebox Creative, for 20 years. Now, as the founder of Bootblack Brand, he invents complex soda and cocktail syrups for home-based entertaining. Paul’s Cranberry Jalapeño Lime syrup was honored[…..]

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Oct01

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Seeks Social Entrepreneurs for Its 2020 Impact Accelerator Program – Applications Are Due November 1, 2019

Providence, R.I. (October 1, 2019) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) is accepting applications for its 2020 Impact Accelerator program. Motivated and coachable social entrepreneurs who have a feasible venture and a desire to build a “do well, do good” business with high social impact are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by November 1, 2019,[…..]

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Sep25

GoPeer: Personalized Tutoring for All Students

First assemble a group of college undergrads who are eager to share their knowledge. Then introduce them to younger students who are eager to learn and improve their grades. It’s a winning mix. Out of this combination comes GoPeer, which pairs qualified college students with K-12 students for one-on-one tutoring lessons. They integrate technology with[…..]

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Sep25

12 Social Enterprises Chosen to Participate in SEG’s 2019 Health & Wellness Accelerator

Providence, R.I. (September 25, 2019) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) announced today that 12 social ventures from Rhode Island and Massachusetts are participating in its 2019 Health & Wellness Accelerator program. The Health & Wellness Accelerator offers an industry-tailored curriculum and advising, customized face-to-face instruction, peer learning, and access to a network of industry experts[…..]

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Sep17

Clara Health: Building a Bridge to Clinical Trials

The mission of Clara Health, founded in Providence in 2016 and now headquartered in San Francisco, is to speed up the timelines of medical clinical trials. They do this by bringing patients and researchers together. “Clinical trials are the longest and most expensive step in bringing a new treatment to market,” says Evan Ehrenberg, CEO[…..]

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Sep17

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Welcome Launch Draws Pawtucket and Central Falls Entrepreneurs

We officially launched our programming for social entrepreneurs in Pawtucket and Central Falls on September 12, and a festive crowd of business owners, city officials and community leaders gathered at Still on Main in downtown Pawtucket to help us celebrate!  Pawtucket/Central Falls Program Director Jessica Vega welcomed everyone and thanked our hosts, Leslie and Mel[…..]

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Sep12

Social Enterprise Greenhouse and the Swearer Center at Brown University Partner on Social Innovation Fellowship

Students participating in a three-year Social Innovation Fellowship offered by Social Enterprise Greenhouse and the Swearer Center are (from left) Elvia Perez, Kimberly Collins, Francesca Raoelison, Priya Mittal, Olivia Tulkoff, and Madison Bates (not pictured, Sam Caplan). Providence, RI (September 11, 2019) — Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) and the Swearer Center for Public Service at[…..]

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Aug28

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Seeks Social Entrepreneurs for Its 2020 Food Accelerator Program – Applications Are Due October 1, 2019

Providence, R.I. (August 27, 2019) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) is accepting applications for its 2020 Food Accelerator program. Motivated and coachable social entrepreneurs who have a feasible food venture and a desire to build a “do well, do good” business with high social impact are encouraged to apply. Applications are due on October 1,[…..]

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Aug21

Q&A with Karen Mejias of Mindful Maia

For the past two years Karen Mejias has been the creative director of Mindful Maia, an organically sourced juice & tea truck based out of RI. Having graduated from art school in San Francisco, Karen wanted to bring the positive and creative energy she found on the West Coast back home, where she strives to[…..]

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Aug20

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Will Host a Welcome Launch at Still on Main on September 12, Announces Jessica Vega as Pawtucket/Central Falls Program Director

Providence, R.I. (August 20, 2019) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse will host a Welcome Launch to celebrate the official start of its programs for social entrepreneurs in Pawtucket and Central Falls. The event will be held at Still on Main (250 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860) on Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The[…..]

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