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Ecozoom update

Ecozoom update

Posted on May 24, 2015 in Investees | 0 comments

We had a great conference call with Ecozoom not long ago. Ecozoom produces beautifully designed low-emission and low-fuel cookstoves. They are available for sale as camp cookstoves in the US, but are distributed throughout the world to replace traditional stoves which require a great deal of fuel and also produce dangerous amounts of pollution, especially...

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Wash Cycle rides to D.C.

Wash Cycle rides to D.C.

Posted on Jun 17, 2014 in Blog, Investees, Models | 0 comments

The Background: Since 2010, Wash Cycle Laundry has established itself as one of the leaders in combining social entrepreneurship with green business, employing adults from vulnerable populations to work in their bicycle powered green laundry service. It earned “Best of Philly” in 2012 and the Sustainable Business Network‘s Visionary...

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Cora

Posted on May 1, 2014 in Blog, Models, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Elizabeth and I had a wonderful visit this week from Molly Hayward, founder of Cora. Molly is a passionate young entrepreneur from the Philadelphia area who really believes in changing how capitalism works. She calls Cora a “for-profit and for-purpose” social business. As Elizabeth remarked to Molly, “Hal will love you!” The service and mission...

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Ecozoom Update

Ecozoom Update

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Blog, Investees | 0 comments

Here’s some great news from loan recipient Ecozoom about their expansion into Rwanda! It’s the largest-ever project of its kind in Africa, with an estimated 1,200,000 clean cookstoves being distributed in partnership with DelAgua Health and Life Straw water filters. 600,000 stoves will be distributed  free to the needy by the Department of...

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