A social venture, a nonprofit, inspired events and workshops. We co-create our own socially impactful adventures, too. We're entrepreneurial like that.

 

BEAHIVE

Inspired in part by the coworking and Localism movements, BEAHIVE is a new kind of space for work and community collaboration with members from diverse backgrounds and a range of talents. Founded by Scott Tillitt in 2009 in Beacon, NY, and expanding to other communities to create a small network of hives.

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Re>Think Local

A nonprofit collaborative of locally owned independent businesses, artists, farmers, and nonprofits working to co-create a better Hudson Valley: vibrant, sustainable, locally rooted and human scale, with equal concern for people, planet, and prosperity. Co-founded in 2012 by Scott Tillitt, who serves as the board chair.

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Social Venture Institute / Hudson Valley

An annual weekend of profound problem solving, visioning and connecting, all in the inspired setting of one of the world’s premier educational retreat centers. For social entrepreneurs and innovative business-builders and nonprofit leaders. A local, independently organized program of Social Venture Network (SVN), a community of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs working together to create transformational innovation, growth and impact.

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TEDxLongDock

Day-long, sold-out officially licensed TED event with 20+ speakers and performers exploring the intersection of the creative economy and entrepreneurship and their impact on community vibrancy and economic development in the Hudson Valley. Inaugural event: June 7, 2013, at Beacon Institute's Center for Environmental Innovation & Education in Beacon, NY.

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