Change Agents: Women social entrepreneurs are building businesses that align missions with making money
Purpose-driven enterprises blur the line between for-profit and nonprofit, fueling the fast-rising “fourth sector.” At the forefront are women and, typically, Gen Y visionaries frustrated by the pace of social change and flattened opportunities in the New Normal.
On this show, meet Andrea Lo, who launched Piggybackr.com in 2011 when she was 25. The San Francisco-based crowdfunding site helps kids learn how to fundraise online. More startup advice will come from Elizabeth Smith Kulik, co-founder and CEO of ProHatch, a New York-based crowdfunding platform offering access to investors as well as consulting expertise and tools.