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Capital For Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Where Education, Health and Cleantech Entrepreneurs Can Find Capital

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Education, Health and Cleantech that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

U.S. Military Veterans Returning to the Civilian Workforce: A Powerful Story

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Since 9/11, almost three million Americans have been involved with the military. By 2016, an estimated two million-plus will have left the military and returned to civilian life. The U.S. statistics on the return to civilian life and the civilian workforce tell a powerful story . . . as in June 2011: veteran unemployment was over 13.3%, four per cent higher than the national average.

Impact Enterprises Raising Capital Encouraged To Apply to Investors' Circle

Application Deadline is Friday, August 3rd
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact.  Early-stage entrepreneurs are invited to apply to present to their network of socially responsible angel investors, venture capitalists, foundations, and family offices at their Fall 2012 Venture Fair & Forum scheduled for October 24-25 in New York.  

Enterprises in these sectors encouraged to apply:

Stamford Teachers Attend GE Conference

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Thirty Stamford educators made their way to Orlando, Fla., for the General Electric Foundation Developing Futures in Education Conference.The conference explores ways to effectively implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Assessments throughout the public school system.

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Thirty Stamford educators made their way to Orlando, Fla., for the General Electric Foundation Developing Futures in Education Conference.The conference explores ways to effectively implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Assessments throughout the public school system.

MetLife Foundation Provides Funding to Junior Achievement for New Partnership with VolunteerMatch to Promote Mentorship and Economic Empowerment of Youth

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 13, 2011 - Junior Achievement USA™ (JA) will be able to empower more young people in 2011 to own their economic success, by engaging volunteers through VolunteerMatch, thanks to MetLife Foundation support.

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