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Why Only Social Entrepreneurship Can End Global Poverty

<b>By Mal Warwick</b><p>At the Social Enterprise Alliance Summit '14 in Nashville, I’ll be introducing <i>The Business Solution to Poverty,</i> a book I co-authored …

8 Ways to Create Social Value: Lessons from Verizon, Campbell Soup, Ford, Roshan & More

<b>By Cheryl Kiser and Deborah Leipziger</b><p>Pioneering entrepreneurs within companies are creating social value alongside economic value. We have followed …

Nation-Building

Financial tools all entrepreneurs should understand - MaRS

As an entrepreneur, there is no doubt that you’re excited about your product or service and eager to turn it into a business. Although accounting may …

5 Things Breakthrough Marketers Do

So much of today's marketing is purposeless and boring. Here are five ways the best marketers get above the noise.<p>Lots of people identify themselves as marketers, but sadly many of them just shuffle paper and spread useless and ineffective social media. They spend other people's money creating …

2nd Conflict Minerals Reporting and Supply Chain Transparency Conference

Organizer: Marcus Evans Ltd.<p>Date: 06.23.14, 01:00PM – 06.25.14, 05:30PM ET<p>Location:Chicago<p>Sponsor:marcus evans<p>The <b>2nd Sustaining Conflict Minerals</b> …

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Marine-turned-CEO says 'strong leadership is what it takes to win the battle'

Building a startup does not require doing 50 push-ups, running two miles in 15 minutes, or firing an assault rifle, but entrepreneurship and military service have more in common than you might think.<p>Bill Hustad is the CEO of Baynote, a global technology company that uses “big data” analytics to …

Are You Ready to Start a Business? Take This Test

Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. Do you have all your ducks in a row? Find out.<p>I believe strongly that entrepreneurship is the best economic phenomenon that the world has to offer. While the odds of success are low, the pursuit of start-up success is a way to spend time doing work …

New Report: Entrepreneurship May Be Contagious

Knowing an entrepreneur may be a big factor for becoming one. But more research might explain what can motivate more people to take the leap.<p>A recent report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation explores whether or not instances of entrepreneurship would increase if more people had contact with …

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful | Inc.com

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

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The shakeup of Kleiner Perkins exposes the short comings of venture capital

Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins’ aggressive bet on cleantech has turned out to be a major driving force behind its struggles and recent …

21-year-old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia (exclusive)

The Singapore government has invested $500,000 in funding in a new health care startup called Ring.MD.<p>VentureBeat exclusively learned that the startup raised its funding from Singapore’s National Research Foundation, which offers financing to brilliant young scientists and researchers.<p>Ring.MD was …

Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Presents 10 Mega Trends In Tech For 2014

Sinofsky is one of the smartest people in tech. He's currently working a partner with venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, and as an executive in residence at Harvard Business School.

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Innovate and Thrive: May You Stay Inspired in 2014!

Robert's Rules of Innovation wishes you and yours a wonderful holiday season.<p>The season of eggnog and ugly sweater parties is here... threatening to slow momentum for even the most dedicated and business minded among us. To keep you on your toes this holiday, Robert's Rules of Innovation has come …

7 Innovation Myths Holding You Back

One reason we're endlessly focused on expert innovation, or as she calls it, innovation window dressing, is our core belief that innovation is difficult.<p>According to one recent study, 68% of business leaders believe that innovators are "born and cannot be made."<p>Sounds a lot like how Gutenberg …

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An undergrad, a drone and a dream: New FAA rules have a UNLV student smelling opportunity

Some people are just born to build stuff.<p>In his sixth-grade yearbook, Greg Friesmuth answered the question of what he wanted to be when he grew up by …

S Sudan army battles rebels for key oil town

South Sudanese troops are battling rebel forces for control of the key oil town of Malakal, the army said, though it admitted having trouble contacting its commanders on the ground.<p>"Communication is still difficult. We will find out today how the fighting ended yesterday. We still feel we're still …

S Korea to boost security against North

The South Korean president, Park Geun-Hye, has ordered "airtight security" against the North after a flurry of propaganda and mixed messages from Pyongyang in the past week.<p>Park, who is at the end of a four-day state visit to India, told the country's defence minister and other security-related …

Libya declares state of alert

Libya has declared a state of alert as the air force attacked gunmen in the remote south to end unrest between rival armed groups that have been clashing for days.<p>The General National Congress, Libya's highest political authority, took the decision on Saturday during an "extraordinary session" …

15 Seconds to a Better Presentation

These four simple rules will help ensure that your audience sits up and pays attention.<p>It takes an audience about 15 seconds (at most) to decide whether your presentation is worth their attention. Fritter away those fifteen seconds and your audience will either mentally check out or pull out their …

How To Add Powerful (And Legal) Images To Your Presentations

What do you remember better? Pictures or words?<p>The evidence is clear: people have better recall for images than text. Including attractive images that dramatize your speaking points will significantly increase your efficacy as a speaker.<p>Based on my experience in investment banking and strategy …

25 Powerpoint presentations you won't hate

When I was younger and I had to make Powerpoint presentations, I never really liked to do them. I couldn’t figure out why other than they just didn’t …

How Not to Use PowerPoint – Very Funny Video You Can Share

Would you like some solid tips on <b>how not t</b>o use PowerPoint? I might have the perfect video for you.<p>I am sure just about all of you have used …

How to Position Your Personal Brand In Two Minutes Or Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is the third in the series</i> "Personal Branding For A Better Life," <i>in which marketing expert Jim Joseph applies big brand marketing lessons to help you build a successful personal brand.</i><p>Once you define your brand, as I …

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