One of the reasons for the success of platforms like StartEngine is the rise of impact investing, which StartEngine discusses in a great blog post “Investing in a Better World.” More and more people want to make a positive difference in the world with their investments. In fact we must. The time where human hustling and bustling occurred on a seemingly bountiful and boundless Earth is over. For whalers it was over in the middle of the 1800s. Simply put, the planet is now part of the factory. What business owner would say, “Heh, let’s burn down the factory, we need to heat this place.”?