24 Oct '11, 7am

The Unreasonable Institute for Social Entrepreneurs

Daniel Epstein is the co-founder of an organization with an unlikely name: The Unreasonable Institute. The institute in Boulder, Colorado has a mission to cultivate social entrepreneurs who are keen to solve pressing social problems while making some money too. The Unreasonable Institute offers a six-week program that connects social entrepreneurs with one another, and enables them to network with business executives, investors and thought leaders who may be able to contribute to their endeavors. The institute's name is inspired from the famous George Bernard Shaw quote: "All progress depends on the unreasonable man." The institute's core philosophy is that profit making businesses may sometimes achieve in areas where a nonprofit may falter. Epstein, who is already a serial entrepreneur at the young age of 25, says that the focus of the institute is to engage with aspiring...

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