Keys To Launching A Successful Social Enterprise

As a part of the Entrepreneur’s Caucus at last week’s WeMedia conference in Miami, I asked Krista Van Tassel to share some insights about how to launch and sustain a successful social enterprise.  Her recommendations were solid gold — which wasn’t really a surprise, since Krista is surrounded by people who are pursuing social ventures […]

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Countdown to WeMedia (Monday Edition)

The Countdown to WeMedia has begun! In just over a week, two-hundred of the world’s most innovative leaders, executives, investors, marketers, activists, educators, entrepreneurs and game changers will gather in Miami for a one-of-a-kind conversation about the future.  Innovation and entrepreneurship are hot topics right now — more than just buzzwords or back-of-the-napkin concepts, the […]

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What, You Don’t Have Any Good Ideas?

[UPDATE: We are aware that the application for the Pitch It competition is not working properly at the moment.  What great timing. Sorry!   If you have any trouble submitting your idea, email all the information directly to me (brian [at] ifocos dot org) and I will make sure your entry is recorded and you are […]

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$50,000 and demos available for We Media startups

Today we’re announcing two new programs to support innovation and social entrepreneurship with media – and to help incubate the next generation of game changers and world changers. Here’s how: 1. The We Media Pitch It Challenge. We’re offering two visionaries up to $25,000 each in seed funding to help turn their bold ideas into […]

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