Middleman reduces waste, keeps charities going strong

Chicago (CNN) — Even in a best of times, using a gift isn’t easy. Try doing it during a recession. “Individual giving has declined. Foundations, that give us funding, have mislaid income and can’t give what they have in a past,” pronounced Jim LoBianco, executive executive of StreetWise Inc., a Chicago nonprofit that assists group […]

Technology, fashion paired at SF event

You might say that fashion and technology go together like oil and water, or, say, hoodies and Hermès. They aren’t known to run in the same circles. “Two ships passing in the night” is how SF FashTech co-founder Charles Belle described it when he and partner Mika Uehara were working on their fashion startup Lookaroo. […]