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Investing for a Better World: A Conversation with Justin Rockefeller
Investing for a Better World: A Conversation with Justin Rockefeller
Perhaps no other family is more synonymous with both capitalism and philanthropy than the Rockefellers. The family ’s fortunes in oil have made it possible for them to invest in initiatives that Read More...
Category: Interviews
Why Family Firms Are Like Jenga
Why Family Firms Are Like Jenga
With ties that bind emotionally and legally, family businesses are different from non-family firms:  sensitive, easily disrupted and conflict-prone. But in this interview with EIX Editor Kim Read More...
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Vegan Venture: Mission Drives Success for Restaurant Chain
Vegan Venture: Mission Drives Success for Restaurant Chain
Nicole Marquis, founder of Philadelphia's HipCityVeg vegan restaurant chain, strongly believes in a holistic approach to living and managing a venture.  In this interview with EIX Editor Donna Read More...
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Changing the Face of the Construction Industry
Changing the Face of the Construction Industry
The construction industry remains stubbornly a male-dominated field, but Emily Bittenbender of Bittenbender Construction is giving it a new face and a new approach to managing.  At age 29 she Read More...
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Green Giant: Grocer Scott Nash on Organic Growth
Green Giant: Grocer Scott Nash on Organic Growth
EIX's Dave Feldman talks with the founder and CEO of Mom's Organic Market, whose business started in his mother's garage and has grown like a beanstalk.  A self-described former "juvenile Read More...
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Author: Dave Feldman
YOXO Founder Discusses the Serious Business of Play
YOXO Founder Discusses the Serious Business of Play
Jeff Freeland Nelson has some unusual advice for young people wanting to become entrepreneurs: major in theater instead of business. It will teach you how to make things, work with others creatively Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Daniel Forbes
Marnie Abramson: Caring for the Bottom Line and the Planet
Marnie Abramson: Caring for the Bottom Line and the Planet
When Marnie Abramson started her own environmental consulting business, sustainability was not yet on the radar with most companies. In fact, her partners were asked, "Why are you partnering with a Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Dave Feldman
Mike Dulworth on the Power of Connection
Mike Dulworth on the Power of Connection
Starting with his first business mowing neighbors' lawns, serial entrepreneur Mike Dulworth relished the freedom of being his own boss.  He also preferred solitary sports such as tennis and Read More...
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A Father/Son Sitdown: Howard and Steven Aldrich
A Father/Son Sitdown: Howard and Steven Aldrich
More than 20 years ago, Steven Aldrich showed the Mosaic Browser to his father, noted entrepreneurship professor Howard Aldrich.  It was a time when Steven was imagining a future in helping Read More...
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'Femgineer' Aims to Empower Technology Specialists
'Femgineer' Aims to Empower Technology Specialists
Poornima Vijayashanker is the founder of Femgineer, an educational business that empowers forward-thinking techies of all backgrounds and promotes inclusiveness in the high-tech industry. She was Read More...
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