#worldpositive investors. Early-stage venture capital for startups that combine profit and purpose across sustainable systems, healthy living, + people power.
Looks like a few CEOs out there have been reading @andrewbeebe's 4-minute read. https://worldpositive.com/profits-because-of-purpose-d91d5e33f005
RT @ltse: We know of a stock exchange that has long term in its name and is designed for companies that think multi-stakeholder 😊 https://t…
Purpose matters. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/08/19/lobbying-group-powerful-ceos-is-rethinking-how-it-defines-corporati ons-purpose/
RT @itsmeeraclark: If experience = engagement = community, why are experiential retail boxes being built w/o a strong sense of identity/cor…
Amen to this! A few companies that do this brilliantly: 🔬 @RecursionPharma and their "Culturegon" 💊 @OLLYnutrition and their values 💡 @ideo and their Little Book of IDEO 🍥 @uenodotco and their Culture Values https://twitter.com/GustoHQ/status/1162109352079052800
RT @GoldsmithsUoL: Goldsmiths’ new Warden Professor Frances Corner has announced an ambitious drive for the College to be carbon neutral by…
Passing the sniff test: When an all-time great athlete in @serenawilliams invests in your deodorant company. Congrats @ItsMyMyro! https://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/myro-receives-investment-from-serena-williams-carmelo-anthony-1203235569/
"Our food system is moving in two different directions. The only wrong place to be is in the middle." @BeyondMeat's @HonestSeth wrote this 2.5 years ago. It couldn't more more true today. https://worldpositive.com/the-undoing-and-redoing-of-food-77afa37a4877
RT @johnmaeda: “By embracing the Experience Economy, we can be happier, healthier, and importantly, less lonely.” —@itsmeeraclark https://t…
Experiences define us more than ever, at a time when loneliness is growing as well. Our own @itsmeeraclark zeroes in on the market opportunities for startups that double as societal solutions. https://worldpositive.com/the-experience-economy-as-a-societal-solution-a2ea4dd93cf5
RT @Lilium: We couldn't be happier: the Lilium Jet has won a Red Dot 'Best of the Best' design award in their concept category *and* we've…
RT @HiPlaybook17: #worldpositive entrepreneurship is a must-have, not a nice-to-have. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49086783
Wall St. is rewarding Dunkin' Brands for adding @BeyondMeat to the menu AND for Baskin Robbins adding plant-based ice cream options. Now that's #worldpositive capitalism! https://www.marketwatch.com/story/baskin-robbins-launching-plant-based-ice-cream-flavors-2019-07-25
RT @GustoHQ: Gusto is committed to helping small businesses. We’re taking important steps to build a company that can serve our customers f…
RT @andrewbeebe: What is the frictionless life? A higher quality of living, deeper community connections, and available in the most forward…
Coming soon to a city near you: entrepreneur-powered, exponentially better living. Aka, The Frictionless Life, by @andrewbeebe https://worldpositive.com/the-frictionless-future-e8ef6e8a2b13 [@GoodEggs @Carbon @SodaStreamUSA @KitchenUnitedHQ @collective_llp @orbital_systems @GetZippin @roomrsliving...]
RT @GoodEggs: We're taking on grilling season with our favorite meatless options. https://bit.ly/2LvrIEh
RT @BeyondMeat: After the success of the 3 new Beyond Breakfast Sausage sandwiches, @TimHortons Canada is adding 2 delicious Beyond Burgers…
RT @nanli: Congrats to @RecursionChris and the entire team at @RecursionPharma for all of the hard work and tremendous progress! Upending b…
Our resident OKR genius @andrewbeebe breaks it down with the @RangeLabs teams on how to master the art of goal-setting. https://www.range.co/blog/who-should-set-okrs-for-your-team
RT @RecursionPharma: Our CEO @RecursionChris is at the highly regarded Allen and Co. conference this week in Sun Valley to rep Recursion al…
RT @GreenspringVC: Interesting read from @VishalVasishth of Greenspring manager @obviousvc discussing the rise of purpose-driven marketplac…
RT @itsmeeraclark: Proof that founders should always consider the fact that women influence 83% all of consumer spending 💪🏽 https://t.co/Zb…
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Our social media manager has admittedly run out of pithy-yet-provocative-and-thoughtful things to say about this article, so...take our word for it and click on the link 😀 https://worldpositive.com/the-rise-of-purpose-driven-marketplaces-96ba8bad4907
Here's a "restore your faith in the right kind of capitalism" kind of read. https://worldpositive.com/the-rise-of-purpose-driven-marketplaces-96ba8bad4907
Purpose-driven marketplaces like @GoodEggs @Medium @Etsy @JoinIncredible are the future, anchored by values that permeate the entire company operation. A perspective by @VishalVasishth. https://worldpositive.com/the-rise-of-purpose-driven-marketplaces-96ba8bad4907
RT @planetlabs: Chennai, India's sixth largest city, is running out of water. PlanetScope imagery from February - June 2019 shows the drast…
RT @teddyschleifer: One surprising thing from my interview with Goldman Sachs' CEO David Solomon this AM: He was surprisingly positive on…
Read this today, and ten years from now you'll be able to say "I read this way back when..." Congrats on this foundational white paper for the modern internet. Brilliant stuff @rgrchen @rbhar90 @ComputableLabs! https://twitter.com/ComputableLabs/status/1138190454879428608
RT @BeyondMeat: #BeyondBeef
RT @AmexBusiness: This design and architecture firm is driving social change and their company’s growth at the same time. We worked with @A…
And @dcliem's story is here: https://medium.com/obvious-ventures/daniel-joining-obvious-ventures-342192a2818e
For more on why Meera signed up to join the crew: https://medium.com/obvious-ventures/taking-the-obvious-next-step-9c1fa0cd6fcc
Thrilled for two new members joining the Obvious Ventures investment team, @itsmeeraclark and @dcliem!
🙌🏽 Type 2 diabetes is now demonstrably and sustainably reversible. @virtahealth is making it happen. If this were a pill instead of a program, it would be hailed a miracle drug after the results of their two year study. Congrats @samiinkinen and team! https://medium.com/obvious-ventures/still-reversing-diabetes-after-all-these-years-d1f7b926ba50
RT @samiinkinen: Exciting @virtahealth T2 diabetes reversal news: Q: Can T2D be reversed quickly? A: Yes in under 10wks as shown in our cli…
RT @virtahealth: Virta prides itself on being an evidence-based treatment for type 2 diabetes. Read what the research team thinks about yes…
RT @thekarmaimpact: Retweet if you believe that "purpose-driven #startups solving big problems will disrupt trillion-dollar categories and…
🎣🏆 Congrats @XpertSea on nabbing a big catch at the Aquaculture Awards, and beating out the heavyweights! https://www.aquaculturenorthamerica.com/news/2019-aquaculture-awards-winners-revealed-2337
The positive response to @BeyondMeat in public markets is obvious in hindsight, as are all great, well-executed ideas. Here's what else is in store for the future of food (and the decline of Big Food). @jamesjoaquin https://worldpositive.com/the-five-forces-of-food-7fd9dba9968c
Feel free to call it whatever you want! 😀 https://twitter.com/tomiogeron/status/1108144007933116416
RT @RecursionPharma: Thanks @FastCompany for recognizing our CEO-founder @RecursionChris as one of the most creative people in business tod…
RT @plantprefab: Proud to be sharing @PlantPrefab's lessons and vision for the #future of #housing at the @MIT World Real Estate Forum toda…
✔️ All-electric. ✔️ Vertical take-off / landing. ✔️ 5-seater. The prototype is working, folks. Congrats to the @Lilium team from a humbled and proud investor! @andrewbeebe @joeblairvc https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/16/18625088/lilium-jet-test-flight-electric-aircraft-flying-car
Table stakes for urban structures in the near future: 🌇Every building generates more energy than it consumes 🌊Water is captured/filtered/reused like never before ⚡️Rooftops/curbsides are built for electric transport of all kinds https://worldpositive.com/a-tale-of-two-cities-2030-edition-c9bceb8ea1e3 @andrewbeebe @DiAnnEisnor
Every industry is now becoming a tech industry. Companies that follow an empathy-driven playbook vs. a "move fast and break things" approach will define the next chapter of Silicon Valley - and the global economy. https://worldpositive.com/industrial-iq-where-high-tech-meets-low-tech-27e2d920e2e @nanli (cc @karaswisher)
🙌🏽 Green light for @ltse from the SEC! "A market where companies are rewarded for choosing to innovate, to invest in their employees, and to seed future growth." -@ericries https://www.wsj.com/articles/silicon-valley-backed-venture-cleared-to-become-14th-u-s-stock-exchange-11557511056
RT @FutureLivingPod: If you believe business does not have to sacrifice profit for purpose, this FOL episode is for you. @obviousvc's @jose…
Near Future 2019 kicking off with a @davepell bang and a @zem @jamesjoaquin jam! Excited for what's ahead! @nearfuturenow! #NFS19
 
 
 
 
 
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