- The Craftory aims to amplify “challenger brands” that embody one or more of five “righteous causes” – delivering good health, democratizing access, progressing society, prospering sustainability and championing self-esteem.
- What signals mainstream arrival of food innovation more than opening day at the ballpark?
- The venture capital firm for founders who identify as a woman, person of color, and/or LGBTQ will invest $100,000, and provide mentorship, investor intros and financial guidance each of the Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and London-based companies, in exchange for a 5% stake.
- Artists want to make art, not produce quarterly financial forecasting documents. But often they find themselves having to be both artist and chief financial officer, creative innovator and building manager.
Swedish investment fund Blue AB and Walton Family-backed Luna backed the round.
- The crackdown on illegal pot put hundreds of thousands of people behind bars in the U.S. Those felony drug convictions now are keeping many formerly incarcerated would-be entrepreneurs and employees out of the newly legitimate cannabis industry.
- Some cities and investors are now specifically advantaging those disproportionately impacted by the decades of prohibition.
- Two-thirds of Latin America’s young people don’t advance into higher education. Crehana is trying to combat high youth unemployment rates by making professional and technical skills more affordable and accessible.