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Mentorship Helps Mission-Driven Venture Thrive Mentorship Helps Mission-Driven Venture Thrive
Vulnerable women living in Colombia are earning money and improving their lives through jewelry-making, thanks to Artyfactos. The company has found markets for the women's creations in the US and Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
5 Reasons to Include a Woman on Your Startup Team 5 Reasons to Include a Woman on Your Startup Team
Despite accounting for more than half of the US population, women are sorely underrepresented in the world of startups and entrepreneurship.  A Harvard study notes that less than 40% of business Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Karen Brown
Venture Helps Artisans with Special Needs Find Markets Venture Helps Artisans with Special Needs Find Markets
Yad , an eFest2019 finalist company, has a social mission at its heart: it aims to help Guatemalan artisans with special needs express themselves through art, and then find retailers who can help Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
eFest2018 Winner is Making Life More Colorful for Diabetics eFest2018 Winner is Making Life More Colorful for Diabetics
Meghan Sharkus of ExpressionMed, the eFest2018 grand prize winner, has made it her mission to make life more fun and fashionable for diabetics who must wear insulin devices every day. The colorful Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: James Beal
Researchers: Are You Asking the Wrong Questions? Researchers: Are You Asking the Wrong Questions?
Editor’s Note: Charles Dhanaraj is the Founding Executive Director of the Translational Research Center at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and the H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest Professor of Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
More Women Should Study Entrepreneurship More Women Should Study Entrepreneurship
Women have become a powerful part of the global economy, but many college and university entrepreneurship programs are not attracting them. In this interview with EIX's Kim Eddleston, professors Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Mission-Driven Startup Helps Abuse Survivors Mission-Driven Startup Helps Abuse Survivors
Since its incorporation in 2015, the social venture and social benefit corporation Fair Anita has operated profitably while helping about 8,000 survivors of sexual and domestic abuse worldwide to Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: James Beal
Driving Impactful Research: A Conversation with Charles Dhanaraj Driving Impactful Research: A Conversation with Charles Dhanaraj
Charles Dhanaraj is the Executive Director of the Translational Research Center at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and the H. F. Lenfest Professor of Strategy. He is an expert in Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
The 5 Money Mistakes That Blindside Entrepreneurs
Whether you are starting a family business or inheriting one, managing finances strategically helps protects both the business and the family.  Yet many entrepreneurs start a business without Read More...
Category: Commentary
#MeToo is Changing the Game for Startups #MeToo is Changing the Game for Startups
The #MeToo era has created new challenges for entrepreneurs and startups. Cautionary tales abound of startups whose hard-partying culture resulted in sexual harassment, hostile work environments and Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary

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