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How to Do Well With 3 Types of Do-Gooder Investors

It's possible, but you'll need to form the right purpose-driven business.
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Many startups come to me today with dual bottom-line goals: They want to profit fund a humanitarian bent. They’re often inspired by Warby Parker, the hip-eyewear seller that donates specs to people in the developing

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