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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 …

Stanford University

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 …

Social Entrepreneurship

Whatever Became of the Social Business?

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

Public Relations

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> …


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 …

Time Management

The hidden dark side of entrepreneurship no one talks about

<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 …


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 …


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

By Blake Driver <br>– Reporter, Albuquerque Business First<p>Mar 14, 2016, 7:43am MDT<b><br>Updated</b> Mar 14, 2016, 8:30am MDT<p>An Albuquerque tech startup just …


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 …


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 …

Growth Hacking

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 …

Business Strategy
Business Strategy

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, …

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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 …


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 …


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> …


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

Dig deeper:<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 …

Gary Vaynerchuk