What Is a Social Enterprise Exactly?

What Is a Social Enterprise Exactly?

My friend was recently telling me about his struggle with balancing business development and networking with product development (he’s a virtual reality game developer). He said he needs to expand his network and turn his business into more of a “social enterprise.” I...
HTF 029: ‘Soup’er Communities

HTF 029: ‘Soup’er Communities

In this episode, Danielle Olson sits down with Amy Kaherl, founder of Detroit Soup. In 2010, Amy was able to transform a small potluck-style event for funding the arts into a larger funding mechanism for community projects aimed to do good for Detroit. For as little...
Recap: The Social Pitch VII

Recap: The Social Pitch VII

The following five presenters pitched their ideas at The Social Pitch VII on April 30, 2017. The community came together at HatchLab PDX to eat soup, hear the presenters’ ideas, and vote for their favorite. Scroll further to see how you might be able to help...
The Social Pitch Update: Ground Up PDX

The Social Pitch Update: Ground Up PDX

As we get ready for our next round of The Social Pitch, we asked our winners from last August, Ground Up PDX, to give us an update. Ground Up is a social enterprise that trains disadvantaged women in the Greater Portland area in marketable skills through the...