Now is the time for Sustainable Startups to shine. Decades of non-intentional entrepreneurial practices have gotten us to a place where the Climate Crisis is looming over the future of human life on Earth.
Change is here and it is profitable. Investor groups and funds solely dedicated to “social impact” and “conscious entrepreneurs” are sprouting up everywhere.
In this event, we will hear from some of the founders who have found their niche in the industry.
This event is in partnership with the South Florida Startup Grind Community as part of programming for the Global Entrepreneurship Networks Global Entrepreneurship Weeks programming.
Sirena is a Madrid-born, bi-cultural world adventurer and Tai Chi instructor thriving on creativity, compassion, and connection.
Home-based in the sands of Miami Beach for the past 20 years designing everything from magazines to handbags. She has Art Directed and Brand developed for top-notch clients, including Bacardi, Norweigan Cruise Line & The Center for Social Change.
She is the founder of Creative Chi Branding Agency. A certified B- Corporation. They specialize in mindful branding for conscious businesses and products. Their passion is developing brands for companies that understand they are more than just business. Companies that are shaping the world of the people who come in contact with them, internally and externally: coworkers, clients, consumers, and beneficiaries. Their goal is to assist in creating brand foundations to inspire and insist on positive changes in our world.
Sirena is on a mission to make a positive shift in the world – one conscious brand at a time. As a certified B-Corporation professional and devotee, she believes that corporate responsibility can change the world.
Dane Baker is the Founder & CEO of EcoCart, which makes fighting climate change simple, cost-effective, and accessible for everyone. EcoCart has two products: a Shopify app that merchants can install into their online stores to give their customers the opportunity to make their orders carbon neutral, and a Chrome extension that calculates and offsets the carbon footprint of their orders at no cost to them. Previously, Dane has set out to make the world a better place through entrepreneurial ventures such as limiting materialistic consumption and waste with a peer-to-peer rental marketplace and providing gig-economy workers the wages and benefits they deserve with a first-of-its-kind gig economy employment platform.
His team’s recent launch on Product Hunt gained 54 reviews and over 400 upvotes from the community.