• Talking about mission within a business can get lofty, but Honest Tea has used it to achieve real growth. They’ve even been putting out annual Mission Reports to share some of their learnings! [1 of 3]
 

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food 11 Apr 2014

Sebastien Park is a motorcycle enthusiast, painter and analyst at Collaborative Fund. TWITTER

 
 
  • I recently tried Simply Gum, the first all natural premium chewing gum, and was pleasantly surprised! They started as a Kickstarter project last year, and have an honorable commitment to transparency. [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 9 Apr 2014

Catherine Clarke Murphy offers a look into her life aquatic.

tech 7 Apr 2014

James Fayal on starting-up.

culture 4 Apr 2014

Meet the new editor of Very Short List, Alexa Jaccarino

 


  • These African bracelets from The Base Project are easy on your wallet. Founded by twin brothers Chris and Doug Akin, this socially-motivated fashion brand is all about wearing your impact. [1 of 3]
 

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culture 9 Apr 2014

Catherine Clarke Murphy is a Writer and Photographer for Mercy Ships, a non-profit that operates hospital ships and provides free healthcare in Africa. Her blog, My Life Aquatic, chronicles her adventures on the continent. Twitter

 
  • When an African designer named Marcel lost his vision to cataracts, he thought his career was over. This is the sweet story of his comeback in Congo. [2 of 3]
 
  • Can you name all of the countries in Africa? Sporcle’s geography quizzes are a great way to learn more about our world – or to procrastinate when you have a deadline. (Hint: don’t forget Djibouti!) [3 of 3]
 
 

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tech 7 Apr 2014

James Fayal on starting-up.

culture 4 Apr 2014

Meet the new editor of Very Short List, Alexa Jaccarino

style 2 Apr 2014

Mike Del Ponte introduces us to some seriously stylish people doing seriously great things.

 


  • The grandfather of the lean startup movement has put together an online class to serve as a manual for new entrepreneurs. [1 of 3]
 

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tech 7 Apr 2014

James Fayal is the founder of Philly based Zest Tea, fusing antioxidants and caffeine for a tantalizing twist on the world's favorite drink. FACEBOOK  TWITTER  BLOG

 
  • DocStoc helps entrepreneurs navigate the legal waters with business document templates and startup resources. [2 of 3]
 
  • On a startup budget you can't afford to splurge on software tools. Groove has moved mountains to provide a free small business software stack for entrepreneurs to try out the hottest services on the market. [3 of 3]
 
 

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culture 4 Apr 2014

Meet the new editor of Very Short List, Alexa Jaccarino

style 2 Apr 2014

Mike Del Ponte introduces us to some seriously stylish people doing seriously great things.

tech 31 Mar 2014

Emeka Ogbonna on tech that's changing travel.

 


 

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culture 4 Apr 2014

Dun-nuh-nuh-nah! Hi there. My name's Alexa, and I'm super excited to be the new editor of Very Short List. Today I've offered a look at a few things I like as a very short introduction to myself. Twitter  Instagram

 
  • My dream vacation right now is a food tour through Mexico. Who's coming with? [2 of 3]
 
  • And because neither this list nor I would be complete without a little Beyoncé... Lately I'm listening on repeat to the live album from Bey's "I Am" world tour. Enjoy! [3 of 3]
 
 

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style 2 Apr 2014

Mike Del Ponte introduces us to some seriously stylish people doing seriously great things.

tech 31 Mar 2014

Emeka Ogbonna on tech that's changing travel.

food 28 Mar 2014

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  • Creatives Jo Tan and Markus Diebel have designed human-centric products that are incredibly intuitive and user-friendly. Their designs read our minds, and give us both what we want, and what we need in a great product. [1 of 3]
 

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style 2 Apr 2014

Mike Del Ponte is founder and CEO at Soma, the beautifully designed, sustainable glass water filter. Soma is on a mission to change the way we drink water.

 
  • This video showcases the new collection of young designer Rachel Antonoff, and is incredibly creative. She recreates the story of how her parents met in college, using friends as actors and her parents as narrators, all the while outfitting everyone in her designs. Amazing. [2 of 3]
 
  • What is a Man Repeller? “She who outfits herself in a sartorially offensive mode that may result in repelling members of the opposite sex.” Leandra Medine is a daring, no-nonsense force in the fashion world. [3 of 3]
 
 

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tech 31 Mar 2014

Emeka Ogbonna on tech that's changing travel.

food 28 Mar 2014

indulges in breakfast.

culture 26 Mar 2014

Carly Ayres uncovers some hidden artistic details.