Author: Bill Harrington

To unleash India’s potential

Technology will pave the way to happiness and prosperity. (Sanjeev Gupta/EPA) By Vivek Wadhwa Indians are fed up with government inaction and corruption.  They want accountability, better education for their children, improved health care, and economic prosperity.  And they want…

Before meeting an investor

an entrepreneur should know at least these principles — Almost all startups – whether they are in major hubs like Silicon Valley, Boston or New York or less metropolitan areas like Kansas City, Miss. – face the same problem. Every…

Questions about angel investing

Whether an entrepreneur is starting a social enterprise in Africa or a high tech venture, the first capital after friends and family is likely to come from angel investors.  For those entrepreneurs, we offer some basics as provided by our…

Water scarcity creates needs for investment

Interview with Will Sarni, Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy, Deloitte From Fortune Brainstorm Green to SXSW Eco and beyond, Will Sarni is one of world’s most sought-after speakers on global water and sustainability issues — and with good reason. Author of Corporate Water…

Changing customer behavior is a challenge

By Christopher Cuellar   Manufacturing solar powered lanterns? Easy. Developing a mobile wallet for farmers who don’t even have motorized vehicles? Simple. Turning human waste into cheap energy? Yawn. Getting people of all different backgrounds and socio-economic standings to change not…

Social impact investor offers steps to begin

Philippe van den Bossche, an impact investor and advocate of sustainable agriculture, offers four steps to getting started in social impact investing. According to the February 18 article published by FOX Business titled “How to Start Social Impact Investing,” more people are expressing…