Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship Counts. Legendary Astronaut John Glenn Says So

Use this quote as a guiding light to positively impact lives with social entrepreneurship.<p>Social entrepreneurship is a wonderful thing. This term keeps evolving in definition and practice, but that doesn't matter all that much to me--what matters is the spirit behind it. Helping others, improving …

Entrepreneurship

Doing well by doing good: Social ventures on the rise in South Florida

Chances are you’ve popped a pod into a Keurig machine today, and you may have felt a wee bit guilty about the environmental impact of that convenient …

Business

Social enterprises need gov't, business help: study

MANILA - Entrepreneurs who seek to empower marginalized sectors need support from the government and the business sector to make an impact, according …

Philippines

Social Business Isn't an Oxymoron in France

Tech entrepreneurs prove that aiding migrants can be good for business.<p>Social entrepreneurship is a concept perfectly suited for Emmanuel Macron’s France: it sounds both left-wing and right-wing, speaks of innovation and compassion and is a little fuzzy.<p>But while the hype seems deceptive, the …

Social Business

From Development Challenges, To Business Models:Young Social Entrepreneurs Changing Lives in Mongolia

<b>Nov 2, 2017</b><p>Ulzii at his workplace, Photo courtesy of UNDP Mongolia<p>Ulziitogtokh Sodnomsenge – or Ulzii, as he is known – is not a typical businessman. …

Sustainability

The Case for Impact Investing by Small and Mid

Impact investing, or the idea of making money and doing good, is going mainstream and investors of all types are jumping into the …

Philanthropy

2017 Conference on the Legal Issues in Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing – In the US and Beyond

The New York representatives of Reed Smith’s Social Impact Finance Group (Aaron Bourke, Jim Mercadante and Sandra Poe) would like to invite you to …

Philanthropy

TUFFY CLEAN YOUR BEACH ENTRY #2

The Beach Co-op have been cleaning Surfers Corner, Muizenberg since 2015. What started out as a volunteer beach clean-up developed into a full grown …

Surfing

here2here - Events - 19th Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum 2017

Three of my iPhone artworks on recycled wood will be exhibited at the 19th Global Women In Leadership Economic Forum 2017.<p>Held under the theme “The …

Leadership

Social Entrepreneurship Is Hotter Than Ever. Here Are 3 Ways to Give Your Company a Conscience

Being a successful entrepreneur is about way more than making money it's about making a positive impact and leaving a legacy,<p>Growing your brand and getting more customers is no longer just about products, prices, and profits. For more than a decade, social entrepreneurship has been rapidly growing …

Entrepreneurship

Could this 10-year-old fix Pakistan's waste problem?

<b>"If people just thought for a moment before dumping their rubbish then maybe they wouldn't do it as it harms our environment."</b><p>Zymal Umer, 10, sighs as she takes in the view of a makeshift rubbish dump on the outskirts of her hometown Sargodha in Punjab, Pakistan. But could the girl dubbed the …

Pakistan

Could this 10-year-old fix Pakistan's waste problem?

Innovators, Pakistan<p><b>"If people just thought for a moment before dumping their rubbish then maybe they wouldn't do it as it harms our environment."</b><p>Zymal Umer, 10, sighs as she takes in the view of a makeshift rubbish dump on the outskirts of her hometown Sargodha in Punjab, Pakistan. But could the …

Pakistan

Social entrepreneurs challenged to Transform Ageing in the south-west

The experience of ageing in the south-west is set to be transformed with the announcement of six innovation briefs for ambitious social entrepreneurs …

Innovation

Make a Mark: EO Partners with UN to Transform the World Through Sustainable Development Goals

Changing the world is a vast goal, but with the genius of 12,000 entrepreneurs, it's within reach.<p><i>Stephen Distante</i> <i>is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member currently serving as president of the</i> <i>New York Chapter, and is CEO of</i> Vanderbilt Securities, LLC<i>. As EO's ambassador to the UN and a staunch</i> …

Entrepreneurship

New approach to ageing: older people lead project to improve later years

Community research has identified challenges of ageing. Now social entrepreneurs are being invited to develop solutions<p>By the time the NHS celebrates its 100th birthday in 2048, there will be more than 100,000 centenarians in the UK. This age shift is both global and personal. We are living longer …

Design Thinking

When the Mind is Intrigued and the Heart Opens

I graduated high school this year, but not before being teased with effective untraditional approaches to teaching, and so naturally, when I received …

Social Enterprise

This New Tool Helps Social Entrepreneurs Pick The Right Accelerator For Them

Want a boost for your business for good? It can be hard finding the right one. Now you can narrow down your options quickly and easily.<p>It’s a good time to be a social entrepreneur. There are now hundreds of accelerators focused on social impact, offering cash and advice to help get your company off …

Startups

Tech Talk: 'Impact investing' reaches Asia

ImpacTech was founded in 2015 in Singapore to promote social entrepreneurship through the use of technologies and to promote impact investing in Asia.<p>…

Impact Investing

StartUP FIU: Your chance to change the world | The Starting Gate

<b>By Kate Sackman</b><p>What do fair trade yoga pants, paying off student loans, and promoting minority businesses have in common? Yep, all of these …

Business

Innovative grow dome wins social entrepreneur award

Seven projects selected to receive cash and mentoring supports<p>Fri, Oct 6, 2017, 20:43<p>The first grow dome in Ireland which includes a space for the …

News (Ireland)

'These people have innovative solutions to Ireland’s social problems' - winners of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards revealed

A Geodesic Dome, a sailing programme for recovering addicts, and an affordable housing scheme - these are just some of the ideas to be awarded with …

News (Ireland)

Manchester radio station founder shortlisted for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The founder of an online radio station that broadcasts the best in music, arts and culture as well as helping young people get back into work has …

Manchester

How Cadillac Became the Hottest Host in New York

NEW YORK When Cadillac moved its headquarters from Detroit to New York, it held an open house—that never ended.<p>Located in TriBeCa, below its new …

Event Planning

Hacks for Humanity

<b>It is time to reclaim our humanity. Join us.</b><p>Hacks for Humanity, sponsored by Project Humanities at Arizona State University (ASU), is a 36-hour …

Arizona State University

How to Solve Global Poverty

Social-entrepreneurship programs have lent a much-needed lifeline to the world’s poor. But are they a viable alternative to capitalism? William Easterly reviews ‘A World of Three Zeros’ by Muhammad Yunus.<p>Muhammad Yunus has big goals: zero world poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon …

Opinion

Why we need a group movement instead of solo social entrepreneurs

The time of “heropreneurs” has past. Over the past decades there has been increasing glorification of the heroic social entrepreneur. That is not a …

Social Enterprise

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Think About Failure Differently

Failure isn’t easy for any entrepreneur, but for those building tech startups or products in the for-profit sector, it may be easier to reconcile. If no one was going to use or buy your product, why build it? The value of failure is evident in saving time and money, but for social entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

15 Social Impact Research Topics You Want to Read - CASE

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Kyle Munn<p>For 15 years, CASE has been studying the social impact field and how social entrepreneurs can leap the chasm …

Philanthropy

Announcing The 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards

Hello social entrepreneurs, scientists, activists, and changemakers. We’re pleased to announce that <i>Fast Company</i> is now accepting entries for its second annual World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are pursuing innovation for good.<p>Winners …

Innovation

11 South Florida leaders selected for cohort 4 of Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp | The Starting Gate

<i>Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, center, is founder and CEO of Radical Partners, a social impact accelerator.</i><p><b>By Nancy Dahlberg / ndahlberg@miamiherald.com</b><p>What …

Business