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Apply to be a Springworks Scholar by July 15th, advancing women and minorities in the venture capital community

Springworks, a San-Francisco based non-profit focused on increasing diversity in the venture community, has opened its Scholar applications to students starting business school in the Fall of 2011. Springworks was founded by Kellogg alum, Jorge Calderon, an investment management professional and social impact evangelist. Applications are due by midnight (PDT) on July 15, 2011. Below is … Continue reading

Social enterprise with Kellogg management team selected for Hub Bay Area incubator, $75,000 in seed funding

The Hub Bay Area Incubator has selected its Spring 2011 cohort of social enterprises, including San + Co, founded by Northwestern masters graduate Swapnil Chaturvedi, with a management team rounded out by Josh Engel and Bryan Lee, both MBA graduates from the Kellogg School of Management. San + Co’s “poop to power” operation allows the … Continue reading

Sleevecandy Sells Vintage T-Shirts, Hipster Cred

Two-week-old Sleevecandy, an online venture started by four Kellogg 2nd years, got coverage at the end of last week in the Wall Street Journal for selling, “carefully curated, pre-owned t-shirts.” And hipsters and hippies alike will enjoy this: Sleevecandy donates 30% of all t-shirt sales back to adult rehabilitation programs at the Salvation Army, one … Continue reading

Social Gaming Network releases new app, build your own “Mini Cafe”

Andres de Lucca (Kellogg ’09), Director of Strategy and Analytics at the Social Gaming Network based in the Bay Area, just announced the release of a new game called “Mini Cafe,” where users can create cafes with international cuisine…korean barbecue, anyone? Check it out here or on the iTunes store from the mobile device nearest … Continue reading

Mobli (Kellogg ’11) called a game-changing app by Techcrunch

Mobli – whose VP of Strategy, Gil Eyal (Kellogg ’11) is profiled here – is outshining Color with its latest real-time visual media sharing app. TechCrunch just this week gave it a hearty endorsement, and meanwhile its competitor, Color’s future is hanging in the balance after its much heralded fundraise. Could it be still that … Continue reading