Latest Singularity University Stories

2013-07-29 23:20:27

As the entrepreneurial spirit remains high in the United States, tech and business consultant Richard Bracchi explains what tools the modern entrepreneur cannot do without. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 As a graduate of Singularity University’s Executive Program, Richard Bracchi is one business consultant who is aware of how greatly technological development is impacting economic growth all over the world. While many professionals may believe that emerging tech resources are...

2013-06-28 23:18:48

UNICEF to establish New Innovation Lab at Singularity University Campus Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Singularity University (SU) and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF have announced a new partnership to create transformative technologies that will save and improve the lives of the most vulnerable children and women in developing countries. SU and UNICEF will work together to find sustainable solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the areas of nutrition, water, energy,...

2012-12-21 05:02:38

Teams with X PRIZE Foundation, Singularity University and Others to Grow Impact Investing Los Angeles (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Crowdfunder (http://www.crowdfunder.com), one of the first online platforms that enables businesses to raise funds through a social network, today announced the launch of its Social Enterprise Hub. The hub will serve as a community on Crowdfunder for social entrepreneurs and investors to connect around the growth and funding of for-profit social enterprises,...

2011-06-28 08:50:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Singularity University's founders, Ray Kurzweil and Dr. Peter H. Diamandis are pleased to announce Naveen Jain, Founder/CEO of Intelius and Founder/ Chairman of Moon Express, to their Board of Trustees. He was selected for his firm belief that there are no global problems that cannot be solved through creative thinking and disruptive technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/SF77611) "Naveen's entrepreneurial...

2011-06-17 10:25:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Naveen Jain, CEO, Intelius today announced the selection of two exemplary women as Intelius Scholars to participate at Singularity University's Graduate Program on full scholarship. Mr. Jain noted that the women were selected due to their "extraordinary achievements in fostering growth and prosperity for those in need." Singularity University accepts 80 highly credentialed students for its Graduate Studies Program. The competition is...

2011-05-19 12:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iCAREweCARE (www.icarewecare.org) is the first student-run non-profit to leverage the power of social media for social good. This innovative technology will launch at the Walt Disney Family Museum Theater (104 Montgomery Street in the Presidio), the event will bring together the iCAREweCARE founder, executive team, as well as highly motivated students from around the San Francisco area. Founder, Priyanka Jain, will be introduced as the featured...

2009-02-04 13:39:00

Google Inc. has donated at least $250,000 to a new school that will help graduate students understand ways to use emerging technologies to address a variety of the world's issues. Google, alongside NASA and renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil, unveiled plans for the university at the annual Technology Entertainment and Design Conference in Long Beach, Calif. Singularity University will focus on coordinating technologies to help solve problems like global warming and energy. Thirty graduate...

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