During the holiday break, Socialbrite is updating and republishing some of our most popular posts. We noticed that Jolkona is prominently featured in Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen's new book, "Giving 2.0." Our regular publication schedule resumes Monday. Imet Adnan Mahmud, co-founder and CEO of Jolkona, during Beth Kanter's book signing party for "The Networked Nonprofit" at … [Read more...] about Jolkona: Now we can all be philanthropists
The debut of The Hoop Fund from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Social enterprise offers virtuous circle around loans, production, connections in a 'fair trade ecosystem' [author]Last night I got a first-hand look at the debut of The Hoop Fund, a new social enterprise (tagline: Lend. Produce. Enjoy.) with a terrific pedigree and promising future. In short, The Hoop Fund … [Read more...] about The Hoop Fund makes its debut
[author]Is the future of social mobile an empowered few, or an empowered many? Mobile tools in the hands of the masses presents great opportunity for NGO-led social change, but is that the future we’re creating? In “The White Man’s Burden - Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good,” William Easterly’s frustration at large-scale, … [Read more...] about Social mobile: A moral duty to do more?