Foster School of Business

0 Fighting poverty with mushrooms, green things & social enterprise

Most people might not think growing mushrooms could make the world a better place. Most might not see natural disasters like the Philippine’s catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan (aka Yolanda) as a business opportunity. But then, most people aren’t creative entrepreneurs looking for innovative and profitable ways to fight poverty and human…

0 Women’s issues dominate at the UW’s Global Social Enterprise Competition

Every year, the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business holds its Global Social Enterprise Competition aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs to find business solutions for the problems of poor countries. Last year’s winners were focused on finding a better toilet, an MIT business venture called Sanergy that has since…