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Top 5 Countries Around The World For Jobs In Social Entrepreneurship

<i>Photo by Peter Nguyen on Unsplash</i><p>What are the qualities that make a country a good place for a social entrepreneur? Let’s investigate!<p>Every social …

Female founders are spearheading Atlanta’s transformation into a tech hub

Earlier this year, Dell released their third annual report ranking cities on their ability to attract and support High Potential Women Entrepreneurs, defined as female entrepreneurs that are growing businesses with the potential to break $1 million or more in annual revenue. Out of 50 cities around …

Startups

These two female entrepreneurs created a fake man so people would return their messages

Keith is the co-founder of Los Angeles-based start-up Witchsy — a cool and quirky online store for illustrations, pins and patches made by artisans and craft makers. Keith’s kind of a dude’s dude. You know what I mean — the guy who played football in college and is now devoted to his wife of five …

Women Entrepreneurs

These Are the Top 10 Universities for Female Entrepreneurs

Stanford University has again topped the list of universities for female entrepreneurs. The college’s undergraduate programs have churned out 154 …

Why Entrepreneurs Should Question Everything and Everyone, Even the Experts

Shireen Yates, the CEO and co-founder of Nima, attributes her startup's success to her willingness to push until she is satisfied.<p>So much of the work that goes into building relationships -- friends, mentors, business partners -- takes place around a dining table. Trying to make a first impression …

Hopeful Business Initiatives for Women Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is difficult for women specially. Aside from the issues that the entrepreneurs need to confront in working business, the …

To design dense housing, take a cue from the Dutch

For several years, Julia Robinson, a professor of architecture at the University of Minnesota, took her students to the Netherlands to study …

The Experimental History Behind the Harlem River Houses | National Trust for Historic Preservation

August 28, 2017<p>More: African-American History<br>• By: Meghan White<p>photo by: Wikimedia Commons/Beyond My Ken<p>In the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, a …

7 ways cities are transforming urban rooftops

With street-level space at a premium, urban rooftops are underused spaces ripe with potential<p>Over the past few years, a sweeping construction boom has rendered U.S. cities ever denser, but there’s one type of urban space that’s still an untapped resource: rooftops.<p>Sure, every city lover can name a …

Restorative Healing Gardens take over a concrete garage rooftop in L.A.

A healing green landscape has blossomed in the place of a former concrete plaza in Los Angeles. Local firm AHBE Landscape Architects transformed a …

Landscaping

Edmonton housing agency triples density of affordable housing with no opposition

An Edmonton housing agency tripled the density of its affordable housing project without one resident turning up to oppose it at public hearing …

Housing

Nowhere to turn: Halifax single mom speaks out on lack of affordable housing

Kanosha Derry has been struggling to find affordable places big enough for her family.<p>Kanosha Derry says she just wants her kids to be able to sleep …

Empty storefronts repurposed as affordable housing

Some Michigan communities have an abundance of vacant storefronts and office buildings that serve as blight instead of anchors of neighborhood …

What's Missing From Our Understanding of Affordable Housing?

268<p>SHARES<p>Housing is a person's single most important expense. While a roof over someone's head is something too often taken for granted, a roof and …

U.S. Cities Have A Glut Of High-Rises And Still Lack Affordable Housing

Perhaps nothing thrills mayors and urban boosters like the notion of endless towers rising above their city centers. And to be sure, new high-rise residential construction has been among the hottest areas for real estate investors, particularly those from abroad, with high-end products accounting …

Real Estate

Empty London Buildings Are Repurposed For Temporary Affordable Housing

The SHED project connects young professionals to affordable housing in an expensive city<p>With more people moving into metropolitan areas, rent is …

Atlanta Scrambles to Fix the BeltLine's Affordable Housing Failures

The missteps along this massive rails-to-trails project could provide key lessons for the city’s future growth.<p>When Atlanta set out to build the BeltLine in 2005, it had an ambitious goal: Turn a 22-mile railway that surrounds thecity’s core into a multi-use trail and park—and ensure the …

Housing

More affordable housing? California could try these 9 wild ideas

Let’s be frank: This state’s housing affordability challenges have no simple cures.<p>Once you give into that concept, many of the suggested fixes – …

Shipping container development planned for Sonoma Highway

Shipping container development planned for Sonoma Highway lot in Boyes<p><b>(2 of )</b> Architect's drawings of the Springs Container Project, updated for the …

Sonoma County

The summer of the repurposed shipping container

Happy Out café: Bull Island Dublin – sandwiches by the sea<p>Thu, Aug 3, 2017, 06:22<p>Since moving to Dublin 15 years ago, I have become increasingly …

Shipping Containers

An affordable alternative to houses: container homes

We all dream about owning our own home one day, but with real estate costs soaring, the dream keeps getting further out of reach. We have been …

This Flamboyant Café in Kiev is Made out of 14 Shipping Containers!

The Ukrainian National IT Factory promises to be a one-of-a-kind educational institute to those aspiring to climb up the career ladder in IT field. …

Interior Design

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

The Cities Of The 21st Century Will Be Defined By Water

“If we only respond to the past, we will only get answers that fit the past,” says Dutch water expert Henk Ovink.<p>Rives Taylor, a principal at the architecture firm Gensler and a 40-plus-year resident of Houston, is lucky.<p>His home in Houston Heights, an older neighborhood northwest of downtown, was …

This Entrepreneur is Trying to Attract Lower Income Groups with Affordable Houses

He always felt that the biggest problem of the society was providing accommodation for the lower income group<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>He lost his father at the age of 10. From …

The Making of 1 Million Black Female Entrepreneurs: How Walker’s Legacy is Changing the World

Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy, is a living example of empowerment through entrepreneurship. Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation are implementing dynamic, groundbreaking programs to ensure that Black women will remain the fastest growing group of …

New affordable housing initiative to curb gentrification headed to Chicago City Council

The measure aims to boost the number of affordable units on the city’s Near North and Near West sides<p>A three-year-long pilot program aimed at bolstering affordable housing in three Chicago neighborhoods experiencing unprecedented gentrification is expected to be introduced to the Chicago City …

Doubling Down: Using Social Impact Investing to Help Amplify Your Philanthropy

At one time, contributing to a good cause meant writing a check to your favorite organization, but opportunities to make an impact have changed …

Affordable housing crisis: Can Sacramento get it under control?

SACRAMENTO — As home prices and rents soar to unthinkable levels, California lawmakers are working furiously to drum up the votes for a package of …