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:...

2013-03-13 23:00:09

Save Energy Systems was selected as one of two start-ups to each receive a $50,000 convertible note investment, based on the decisions of participating entrepreneurs. (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Save Energy Systems, Inc. http://www.saveenergysystems.com today announced that it was awarded $50,000 of investment capital in the Village Capital/VentureWell accelerator program that culminated during the SOCAP:Soul (social capital) event at MIT on March 9, 2013. The intensive peer-based Village...

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.