Ramabadran Seshadri Iyengar

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How to Infuse Social Entrepreneurship Into Your Business and Still Make a Buck

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people believe that entrepreneurship is about making money -- the more the better. Yet there are a growing number of entrepreneurs whose desire for money and definition of success is tied to making the world a better place. These …

Disruptive Change Is Not Around the Corner—It's Already Here

Disruptive innovations are ‘wild cards.’ Their influence is unpredictable. They change how we think, behave, do business, learn and go about our …

Hybrid value chains: how to blend social entrepreneurship with business scale

How is it that you can find a distributor for Coca Cola in many remote areas, but not for solar lanterns? How come so many inclusive business …

StartupLIVE – The Canadian Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem with Tonya Surman

About This Event<p>As part of the 2015 <b>StartupLIVE Learning Series</b>, Startup Canada is pleased to feature Social Entrepreneur <b>Tonya Surman</b>, founding …

Tampa Bay area college students learn global social entrepreneurship in Guatemala

Graduate students enrolled in the MBA program at USFSP take a trip of a lifetime to a small village in Guatemala, where they work with local women’s …

How to Change the World

<b>By: Michael Norton</b><p>I believe in trigger points. Your life proceeds, and then you experience something, meet somebody, or are inspired by hearing about something and suddenly your life takes a new direction.<p>My own trigger point was when I left university and got my first job; my father asked me if I …

TOMS Social Entrepreneurship Fund | TOMS®

TOMS SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FUND<p>Investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs using business to improve lives.<p>QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN POTENTIAL …

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Four Strategies For Measuring Impact From Leaders Rocking the World of Social Good

Money is a straightforward goal. Helping people? Not so much. Four social-sector leaders discuss their strategies for measuring impact.<p>Businesses aiming for profit need only count their money to understand whether they’re on the right track. But social impact organizations don’t always have as …

The iPad Pro's Lightning port supports USB 3.0 transfer speeds

That's right -- the biggest iPad of 'em all has a USB 3.0-compatible Lightning port, Apple has confirmed to <i>Ars Technica</i>. <i>iFixit</i> found a controller for the new USB standard when it took the supersized tablet apart, and that came as a surprise because Cupertino didn't exactly advertise the feature. …

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Snapchat rolls out 'official stories' to verify celebrity accounts

Will the real justinbieber please stand up?<p>Today's update to Snapchat brought more than paid lenses. As spotted by our former colleague Sam Sheffer, Snapchat is rolling out its own version of verified accounts as well. If you search for a VIP account today, you'll see their username listed under …

Huawei shows off battery tech than can go from 0% to 50% charge in minutes

On Thursday, Watt Lab, owned by Huawei Technology Corporation Limited, showcased a new battery model that charges ten times faster than other modern batteries.<p>The unveiling took place at the Battery Symposium in Japan. Huawei demoed two different varieties of their new approach to battery design: a …

Retaining Customers Requires Innovation

If you run any kind of business, you need to be constantly improving your product or service. Or at least considering what your customers need—which …

An up-and-coming fast-casual chain lets customers craft the ultimate hot dog

A restaurant chain that sells hot dogs is gaining popularity.<p>Dog Haus is a craft hot dog restaurant that got its start in Pasadena, California in 2010.<p>The three founders, Hagop Giragossian, Quasim Riaz and André Vener, met 19 years ago.<p>Vener was president of an outdoor music venue, and hired …

2016: Data, Customers and Tech Are Top Issues for B-to-B CMOs

Grappling with big data, becoming customer-obsessed and dealing with the "flood of marketing technology" are some of the top challenges facing b-to-b …

Here's a sign that Windows 10 will be a hit with Microsoft's most important customers

But here's an even more critical number: of those 110 million, 14 million are running on enterprise computers.<p>There are a few interesting things about that number. It's a big jump from the last time Microsoft revealed enterprise Windows 10 usage numbers. In September, Microsoft said that Windows 10 …

How to Go Beyond Customer Service in 3 Phases | Inc.com

Consider the following: paying customers are essential to the long-term success of any company. That might seem obvious, but I work in technology--where many startups with little or no revenue now run wild--so it's worth the reminder. It's also a fact that rings true no matter your industry, region …

5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse

One of the hardest roles to fill is being a leader of a start-up. You have to deal with never ending issues. Start-up CEOs must motivate the rest of the team, establish a company culture, and find a way to keep everyone together.<p>When stepping into a leadership position, it's easy to become …