Mashable COO Adam Hirsch heading to nonprofit Do Something

Adam Hirsch, the chief operations officer at Mashable, an independent news site covering social media and technology, is leaving his job to head up digital  at Do Something, the nonprofit that focuses on activating teens around social issues.

White House-backed Startup America teams up with DEMO

The Startup America Partnership, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to backing entrepreb neurship, announced today that it is teaming up with DEMO, the IDG- and VentureBeat-produced product-launch conference series, to expand opportunities for startups.

SocialVest launches a new way to do good while shopping

Most entrepreneurs (and investors) like to talk about how their startups are a force for good. Mostly, that’s connected to some airy mission statement like “trying to make the world a more open place,” but once in a while, companies have more direct plans to benefit humankind.