Tag Archives: Social Responsibility

TX Tech: ForeFlight to Boeing, Osano Debut, Saranas’ FDA Nod & More

Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas. —Boeing (NYSE: BE) has acquired Houston-based ForeFlight, a mobile and web-based maker of aviation software, according to a press release. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ForeFlight had already been partnering with the Chicago-based aeronautical company for the past two years through Boeing’s subsidiary […]

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Joining Trend, WI Creates New Business Entity: Benefit Corporations

On Monday, Wisconsin enacted legislation allowing companies to incorporate as benefit corporations. Although this may sound like routine, small-time legislative business, it is just as significant as major policy initiatives being debated in the halls of Congress. On issues from net neutrality to workers’ rights, corporations are perceived to—and often do—engage in practices that maximize […]

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How a VC-Style Investment System Can Support a More Just and Humane World

If you were to look under the hood of any big-name IPO these days – such as LinkedIn, Pandora, and someday, Facebook – you’d see a highly sophisticated coordination of capital sources that fueled each to that highly coveted spot: Seed or “Angel” money that got the idea off the ground was followed by early-stage […]

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