Trish Costello

Entrepreneurial Thinking Shifts the World


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Millennials Want to Donate to Charities, Save the World. Really

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Crowdfunding is becoming an effective tool for raising money for charities, especially among millennials. Believe it.

Trish Costello‘s insight:

Charitable crowdfunding site, Fundly, has raised more than $305 million since its launch, mostly from millennials.  This is the emerging face of philanthropy.

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Bon Appetit! Start-Ups for Time-Pressed Chefs

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Time-pressed and hungry? Several startups are ready to ship dinner kits delivered straight to your door.

Trish Costello‘s insight:

Food and family technology becoming bigger part of the start-up world.

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What’s It Like to Be the Only Man at a Female-Led Startup? (Hint: It’s Pretty Awesome)

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Mohith Julapalli answers all the usual questions he’s asked about working at fashion startup Boutiika with a bunch of women. By Mohith Julapalli (Co-founder

Trish Costello‘s insight:

I love this article by the male CTO in a mostly women-led and women-focused company.  Brilliantly articulates what women leaders bring to the table in a light-hearted way.  I especially like this section, "Yes, every person in our company has a healthy ego.  But no, their egos (miraculously) don’t appear to block their listening capabilities."    

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GEDI Women’s Entrepreneurship Index

The Gender GEDI – measures the development of high potential female entrepreneurship worldwide. Defined as “innovative, market expanding, and export oriented,” this gender specific Index utilizes GEDI’s unique framework, methodology, and global approach in order to capture the multi-dimensional aspects of entrepreneurial development.


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Graduates drawn to start-ups – The Boston Globe

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New grads Emily Breslow and Alana Pradhan chose a start-up rather than corporate route.

Trish Costello‘s insight:

Trish Costello’s insight:

Gen Y continues to jump into the start-up world, by both design and necessity.  The results may pay dividends for generations.  Research shows that the younger a person gets into entrepreneurship the more likely is their success over time.  Makes sense from Gladwell’s 10,000 hours needed for mastery.  And young people have little too lose without many of the responsibilities that come as life goes on

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Graduates drawn to start-ups – The Boston Globe

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New grads Emily Breslow and Alana Pradhan chose a start-up rather than corporate route.

Trish Costello‘s insight:

Gen Y continues to jump into the start-up world, by both design and necessity.  The results may pay dividends for generations.  Research shows that the younger a person gets into entrepreneurship the more likely is their success over time.  Makes sense from Gladwell’s 10,000 hours needed for mastery.  And young people have little too lose without many of the responsibilities that come as life goes on.  

See on www.bostonglobe.com