Tiffany Espinosa: Social Entrepreneurship

Startups that pay attention to Triple Bottom Line concerns—financial, social and environmental impacts—often have greater opportunities than traditional businesses for growth and development, says CU Denver's Tiffany Espinosa.

Secret street map data, risky cycling routes best Denver civic hackathon

Hacking more liveable communities was the theme of Denver’s first civic hackathon. Six teams participated in the Code For Communities contest and the competition was fierce.…

How to make a community liveable in 36 hours: Hold a civic hackathon

Developers, designers, UI experts, data nerds and policy wonks converge on Denver this weekend for the first 36-hour marathon Code for Communities civic hackathon.…

Social ventures win big at i4c Summit

[View the story "Social ventures win big at i4c Summit" on Storify] Colorado-based early stage impact startups pitched their innovations for local environmental and social problems to i4cCampaign.com and Galvanize.it, Denver’s new venture community, July…

Startups navigate next wave of corporate social responsibility

Boulder’s Unreasonable Institute is using “militant transparency” as a new twist on an old marketing concept: the corporate social responsibility report.…

Skid marks in the ‘Slow Money’ movement

The emergence of local philanthropic foundations as social venture investors is encouraging but it’s not without its own unique set of perils for entrepreneurs.…

B Corps: Capitalism with a soul

A year and a half after the first state authorized the creation of Benefit Corporations — a new type of corporate structure that requires a company’s directors to consider more than the interests of…

Slow Money 11: Livestream

San Francisco plays matchmaker for socially conscious investors and foodies at the third annual Slow Money Gathering this week. The primary goal of the Slow Money movement is to financially support local food producers…