Articles by Tristan Pollock
A New Take on Silicon Valley: Why it’s Time for the Tech Sector to Embrace Social Impact
From the rise of B Corps to the emergence of social enterprise, the world is experiencing a true revolution in what business can be. Now, according to Tristan Pollock at CTO.ai., smartphone proliferation has brought this shift toward social impact to the technology industry. He discusses the ramifications of this trend, and why the tech sector should fully embrace it.
- nonprofits, startups
seToolbelt Equips Social Entrepreneurs with Knowledge, Research, Support
Virtue Ventures began compiling consulting solutions, research papers, social impact metrics, business plans, marketing templates, financial forecasts and myriad other documents useful for social entrepreneurs. This database became seToolbelt.org, an on- and off-line initiative to arm change makers with the tools they need to succeed.
33Needs Turning Ideas into Action
Securities law prevents investment in companies not listed with the SEC, creating a barrier for small and medium-sized businesses from funding. Josh Tetrick decided to literally redefine that negative and turn it into a positive by forming 33Needs, a startup crowd-funding website focused on social entrepreneurs.
- Environment, Impact Assessment, Technology