The Kenyan government wouldn’t let Martha Chumo go to the U.S. for hacker school. So Chumo is raising funds on Indiegogo to start her own hacker school in Kenya.
You care most about your personal objects that have heartwarming backstories. The founders of online retailer Madesmith are betting that hearing other people’s stories will make you want to buy their handmade goods.
Connect & Coach, the winner of the Data Design Diabetes Challenge, helps people make healthier choices to make grocery shopping a healthier experience.
Jack Andraka, a young scientist who has already created a cheap and accurate version of a major cancer test, is back with a new invention.
Skillcrush is trying to democratize the world of programing by helping women (and a few men) learn HTML, CSS, and Ruby on Rails--and showing them just how creative coding can be.
S’well is trying to marry sleek style with social substance, and put an end to our plastic crisis.
The founders of the Sweetgreen restaurants and music festival espouse a simple philosophy: that "fun and easy" and "healthy and local" can go hand-in-hand. And they’re bringing their message (and popular salad shops) to food deserts across the country.
Harry’s is applying the buy-one-give-one model to razors, and is using its shaving apparel business to better the community, one shave at a time.
Six years ago, Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre were college friends with a bright idea: using mushrooms and agricultural byproducts to create an alternative to plastic. Now, they’re growing a business that could change almost everything about how we live.
Rich kids can visit their mom’s office for the day. Todayships gives inner-city kids the same option.