Latest Social economy Stories

2013-05-09 23:40:49

Peer-to-peer lending startup introduces online lending community to support small business growth in the United States. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Funding Community, Inc., a pioneer in small business funding solutions, announced today that the company has launched the United States´ first peer-to-peer lending platform for small business loans at http://www.fundingcommunity.com. The New York City based startup allows any individual to make an interest-bearing loan in support of...

2013-04-29 23:01:46

The new report - The State of Civil Society 2013 - catalogues the experiences of activists and non-governmental organisations across the world. It concludes that the optimism within civil society of 2012 has evaporated. Johannesburg, South Africa (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 International development efforts are being undermined by the rising tide of legal restrictions, funding cuts and violence faced by civil society around the world, according to a new report from CIVICUS, the global civil...

2013-03-13 23:00:11

Oh Hey World launches a streamlined solution for travelers to meet friendly faces in every city, and easily keep people back home from worrying, via a new mobile website now in private beta. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Today is the private beta launch of Oh Hey World, a mobile website solution created to be the best way to arrive in any city in the world. The site uses a centralized location sharing service to solve two pain points particularly applicable to frequent travelers:...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.