The word "altrupreneur" combines altruism and entrepreneur into one word to describe a new type of social entrepreneur whose aim is to reach financial freedom so that they commit themselves to public interest, consumer advocacy, personal development, and social justice causes. The book, Altrupreneur, nearing completion by Alex Lavidge, showcases self-made millionaires and those who have inherited wealth between the ages of 18 to 40 that live a simple lifestyle. Each day they're reducing their ecological footprint and are consciously building a sustainable future in a specific, measurable way. We can all follow in their footsteps if we want to. These altrupreneurs are redefining the American Dream. It's no longer about the big house and material status symbols. Instead, wealth is measured by the free time that exists to focus on "triple-bottom line" endeavors that aim to be profitable, of benefit to the community, and protect the environment. For each meeting we study and discuss topics in the categories of life design, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. We also incorporate social networking events into our calendar. Hope you can join us!

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  • January 12, 2009 · 7:00 PM

    Jan '09 Altrupreneurs Potluck/MeetUp

    8 Altruistic Entrepreneurs | 4.50

    7.00PM sharp for 30 min Potluck, then 7.30PM - 9PM MeetUp Assisting & supporting your/others' Altrupreneurial Businesses and Projects. Planning to discuss and form a... Learn more
  • September 17, 2008 · 7:00 PM

    Sept Potluck/MeetUp in Berkeley

    23 Altruistic Entrepreneurs | 4.00

    Berkeley Wednesday Sept 17th, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Note time change. This MeetUp will flow much faster as we will use the 30-40 minutes of the Potluck to quickly go around... Learn more
  • August 11, 2008 · 7:00 PM

    August Potluck/MeetUp

    14 Altruistic Entrepreneurs | 4.00

    Examples of possible topics we can discuss: 1) Getting/staying organized 2) SEO ie getting/keeping clients online 3) Raising funds After 6pm, street parking around... Learn more
  • July 14, 2008 · 7:30 PM

    Altrupreneurs Potluck & Meetup

    12 Altruistic Entrepreneurs | 5.00

    They are allowing us to have a potluck ie bring all our own food into their wine and beer pub, and are giving us the reserved back conference room.
  • October 11, 2007 · 7:00 PM

    Sandbox Suites Grand Opening (co-sponsored by Altrupreneur)

    165 Altruistic Entrepreneurs | 4.50

    You're invited to the Grand Opening of Sandbox Suites at[masked]th Street in San Francisco this Thursday. Sandbox Suites will be the new official home of the "... Learn more
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