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The 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs Driving Change In Australia

This year’s <i>Forbes</i> 30 Under 30 Asia list featured plenty of entrepreneurs whose businesses aim to address social issues, such as gender inequality and homelessness. At the Under 30 Summit Asia in Hong Kong, we caught up with some of our Australian listees to hear more about how they are driving …

UP offers free online course on social entrepreneurship

University of the Philippines Diliman (iNQUIRER FILE PHOTO)<p>Do you want to start your own enterprise that impacts communities?<p>The University of the …

Social Enterprise Accelerator In Central Florida: The Lynch Pin Of A New Hub?

Central Florida’s economy depends a lot on tourism. But a growing number of movers and shakers in the region are trying to diversify by turning the area into a social entrepreneurship hub. The latest move: The announcement of the Central Florida Social Enterprise Accelerator, an Orlando-based …

Bringing Online Shopping to Rural Africa, One Shopkeeper at a Time

The founder of Copia Global uses a century-old model to reach the world’s poorest people.<p>Social entrepreneur Tracey Turner says Kenya today has the …

Volunteer your way around the world: landing gigs easily, creating a stellar profile, and more!

Volunteering Dynamics/Setting<p>A lot of new long-term travelers confuse this type of volunteering to charity but this is not the case. The keyword in …

Facebook wants to become the new mobile storefront, unveils new ad tools for brands and retailers

The company believes it can play a unique role in the shopping world-helping people both discover new products and make decisions when they're ready to buy.<p>"In a sense, we are becoming something like the new storefront," Martin Barthel, Facebook's global head of retail and ecommerce strategy, told …

Akron Social Entrepreneur To Create Neighborhood-Specific Art, While Working Towards His Mission

Two years ago, artist and branding expert Mac Love co-founded ART x LOVE, a startup in Akron with a short-term and long-term mission. First was doing branding work, as well as public art installations and other art. But that would be the start. Down the line, he had another aim: “We want to help …

Whatever Became of the Social Business?

Successful social marketing and support don't necessarily imply internal social transformation

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google DeepMind, the artificial intelligence company owned by Google, will put its technology to work in an eye hospital to try to spot the early signs of eye disease.</b> It's working with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.<p><b>2. A company that makes parts for iPhones posted its biggest ever loss.</b> …

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7 Ways Facebook's Big Algorithm Change Will Affect Marketers and Publishers

7 Ways Facebook’s Big Algorithm Change Will Affect Marketers and Publishers<p>The day many marketers and publishers have dreaded has arrived: Facebook …

Top 5 Conferences to Attend for Tech Entrepreneurs Under 30

Anyone who wants to attend a tech conference will likely be confused by the number of options on offer. You don’t want to waste your money as an …

"No, I'm not Coming to Your F***ing Meeting"

By Michael Solomon, 10x Management Co-Founder<p>Over the last 4 years working closely with some of the world's most talented programmers, designers and data scientists, I've come to understand one simple truth:<p>Productive People Require Long Periods<p>Of Focused Work to Optimize Productivity<p>If this seems …

The hidden dark side of entrepreneurship no one talks about

AD<p><i>It’s not all fame and glory.</i><p>People tend to glorify the glamor and fame of entrepreneurship. We place successful entrepreneurs on a pedestal without …

Entrepreneurship

9 Eye-Popping Visuals To Attract More Social Shares

It’s no secret that including visuals in your blog posts can lead to increased traffic and content sharing.<p>Using eye catching visuals in your posts …

Infographics

Albuquerque's Cultivating Coders wins Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year at SxSW - Albuquerque Business First

An Albuquerque tech startup just snagged one of the hottest awards a new company can win at the South by Southwest interactive festival in Austin, …

No Time? No Money? Growth Hack Your Business With Zero Budget

Growth hacking.<p>Growth hacking is why tiny startups can mushroom into worldwide successes overnight. Growth hacking is what allows a nerdy developer to engineer a global phenomenon. Growth hacking produces the power that disrupts entire industries.<p>As a student, user, and aficionado of growth …

Growth Hacking

8 growth hacking tools to scale your startup

Growth hacking as a concept has really picked up over the last few years. There is a school of thought that is quick to call it a buzz word, while …

Sorry, Growth Hacking Alone Won't Make Your Business Prosper. Here are the Other Spices You Need.

For technology businesses, traditional advertising outlets now sound boring, intrusive and expensive.<p>So what do startups like?<p>10x growth hacking …

Growth Hacking

5 Tips to Help You Grow and Scale Your Startup Successfully

Before we head on to helping you figure out what you can do to scale your startup successfully, you need to know the difference between growing your …

Entrepreneurship Is a Journey in 7 Stages. Enjoy The Ride.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a journey, and it seems like everyone goes through it a little bit differently. Some move through the process fast, stumbling into success in a matter of weeks after executing a brilliant idea. Others move slowly, …

Why Now Is The Time For The Middle East To Invest In Youth And Innovation

<b>Guest post by Hala Fadel</b><p>I am a big fan of Chappatte, the Lebanese-Swiss cartoonist who often draws for the New York Times. I find a lot of wisdom in his drawings. When I saw this recent comic above, I thought it illustrated a moonshot opportunity for the Middle East. Current oil prices have put all …

3 female founders on what it's like to run a startup when you're under 30

It is well known the global technology industry is woeful when it comes to female representation and diversity. Youth, on the other hand, has real …

San Francisco

Explainer: what is differentiation and why is it poorly understood?

Differentiation is a long word that sounds complicated but it just means teachers plan for the children who are actually in their class, instead of …

Teaching

How I’ve Built Successful Startups At Big Companies

One of the brains behind Funny or Die explains how corporations can launch new businesses that stand on their own.<p>In January, General Motors invested $500 million in ride-sharing company Lyft in order to develop self-driving cars. Last month, UPS led a $28 million funding round in Deliv, a startup …

Skype Translator sent me on the world's worst speed date

Imagine speed-dating someone over video chat who doesn’t speak your language. A chaperone takes notes—not of your character, but on whether you spoke ill of the chat technology itself: Skype Translator.<p>This was my life on Monday, and I spent 20 minutes of painful awkwardness to teach you this …

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Online Resources To Help Inspire You And Your Startup

People start new businesses for different reasons. Aspiring entrepreneurs try to find fantastic ideas that will disrupt the industry, take over the world, conquer Facebook, or simply offer a challenging and fulfilling way to provide for them and their family.<p>Whatever the reason, coming up with a …

The 27 Best Growth Hacking Tools of 2016

<b>Note:</b> <i>I'm not an affiliate for any of the tools you see below. These are just the tools or growth hacking platforms which Wishpond uses (or has used)</i> …

Growth Hacking

How to Solve Problems and Test Ideas in Five Days — Jake Knapp

Dig deeper: 33voic.es/io3olwt<p>Jake Knapp created the Google Ventures sprint process and has run more than a hundred sprints with startups such as 23andme, Slack, Nest, and Foundation Medicine.

Gary Vaynerchuk gives frank advice to startups at Venture Madness - Phoenix Business Journal

By Hayley Ringle <br>– Reporter, Phoenix Business Journal<p>Mar 7, 2016, 4:30pm MST<b><br>Updated</b> Mar 15, 2016, 3:56pm MST<p>Gary Vaynerchuk isn't happy about the …