SXSW 2015: 25 Things You Missed, Per Brian Solis & Hugh MacLeod

The last time I went to SXSW, I was overwhelmed by the sheer amount of ideas, innovation, and opportunities for networking there, and if you’re involved in the digital economy or a technology company, attending this conference can be a virtual gold mine for tapping in to info about the current and future state of interactive media and tech-related business. However, if you didn’t make it to Austin for SXSW 2015, here’s a recap of 25 takeaways from this iconic…

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Wanderlust: Yoga, Art, Mindfulness, and Sustainability

  Wanderlust’s second Oahu festival took place the weekend of March 1st on the fabled North Shore at Turtle Bay Resort. Andrea Bertoli of Vibrant Wellness Journal and I were graciously treated to a press pass to the event, giving us access to yoga classes, nature walks, educational “talk story” sessions with local progressive leaders, and social events catering to the yoga demographic. We sat down with co-founders Jeff Krasno and Sean Hoess to discuss yoga, sustainability, and conscious entrepreneurship.…

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Top 20 Must Attend Tech Conferences For Startups & Entrepreneurs in 2014

One of the most potent things that entrepreneurs, startup founders, and small business owners can do to grow their businesses is to learn from the experiences of others, both the successes and the failures, and to network with other like-minded people. And the best way to do that is to attend conferences and networking events, where entrepreneurs, journalists, VC firms, and industry insiders are all in one place, making it much easier to discuss partnerships, expansions, collaborations, media coverage, or…

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For Agri-preneurs: Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference

Are you breaking new ground in sustainable agriculture? Do you dream of becoming an agri-preneur? If so, you’ll want to be at the 2nd Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference that takes place next week in Los Angeles. Brought to you by Seedstock, this event promises to inform and educate up and coming (and established) sustainable farmers, investors, innovators in aquaponics and aeroponics, agricultural startups, and anyone else interested in transforming our current food cultivation system into a more sustainable…

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Apply to Pitch to Impact Investors at Upcoming Investors Circle Events

If your company has a product or service designed to have a positive impact on the world by solving an environmental or social challenge, consider applying to pitch it to impact investors at one of these upcoming events from Investors’ Circle. Investors’ Circle has two exciting opportunities – Impact Spotlight: IC NYC (December 10th, 2013) and Beyond the Pitch: Colorado (January 2014). These day-long events will feature rapidly scaling, early stage, positive impact companies. Deal debrief and due diligence begins…

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2013 Net Impact Conference: October 24-26

Are you a changemaker, or do you aspire to be one? Want to get a boost of inspiration and motivation, while being empowered by some of the world’s most visionary leaders and entrepreneurs? Then you’ll want to be at the 2013 Net Impact Conference, which is coming up in just a couple of days, from October 24th through the 26th. “Join nearly 3,000 doers and thinkers this Oct. 24-26, as we tap the energy and innovation of California’s Silicon Valley…

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Panel Discussion: Compatibility Between Recycling and Waste-to-Energy, July 17

Recycling is a growing sector with an estimated potential for the creation of 1.5 million new jobs in the United States alone. The second panel discussion from Waste Wise explores how recycling potential can be increased, and the compatibility between recycling efforts and waste-to-energy programs. Waste-to-Energy addresses the need for society to address its energy demands and by turning waste that is land filled into fuel saves both space and creates a useful resource out of something that is usually thrown…

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