Senior V.P for Strategy for Benestream,
& Serial Social Entrepreneur (Vendorboon, TrueMajority.org, and Pride Diamonds)
The meaning and benefits of different legal statuses for your venture..Clear understanding of the differences between a nonprofit and for-profit, what Bcorp status confers, and more…Points to consider as your venture faces growth.
Andrew is a social entrepreneur with a varied career whose enthusiasm for the field carries over to the social entrepreneurship course he teaches at New York University. He has launched several successful socially-minded businesses, including Vendorboon, a social venture that uses the buying power of trade and professional associations’ member discount programs to improve the social and environmental impact of B2B spending, and Pride Diamonds, a socially responsible diamond mining company operating in Sierra Leone. He worked with B Lab leading the campaigns for the passage of Benefit Corporation legislation in New York and Illinois. Andrew is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.