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2014-07-01 23:04:07

Selected by peer ventures as top businesses that address systemic financial services problems San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 SOURCE: Solutions from Our Country’s Entrepreneurs today announced that $50,000 investments each were made to eMoneyPool and WiseBanyan as the top two entrepreneurial ventures with business solutions to the financial services challenges that impact low-wealth Americans. eMoneyPool creates a path for individuals to access traditional mainstream lenders...

2014-06-30 23:20:05

Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. Launch “Change is in Your Hands" Campaign to Alleviate Poverty Through Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 — As the world continues to watch events of trauma, hope, conflict, innovation and resilience unfold throughout the Middle East, Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. have partnered to launch “Change is in Your Hands.” The campaign...

2014-06-09 23:05:16

On June 16, 2014, its fourth anniversary, Milaap invites change agents from around the world to join in a global, round-the-clock online conversation on sustainable giving. To learn more about and participate in this unique online event, please visit http://blog.milaap.org/digitalbirthday. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Since its founding in June 2010 to fundamentally change the way people fund and impact communities in need, Milaap has facilitated more than 8,000 loans impacting...

2014-05-15 08:38:35

Event brings US award-winning author Miki Agrawal to Ottawa to discuss entrepreneurship as a solution to youth unemployment OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Microsoft Canada today announced Shad Valley, Pathways to Education, Kids Learning Code and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada as the recipients of their 2015 YouthSpark grants. The announcement was made at YouthSpark: Inspire the Future, an event connecting Ottawa-area youth with local developers and business leaders. Microsoft is...

2014-05-13 20:24:56

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewSchools Venture Fund today announced that its Board of Directors has named Stacey Childress as Chief Executive Officer to lead the venture philanthropy's support of innovation in K-12 education. "Stacey brings to NewSchools a deep understanding of education entrepreneurship and innovation," said Dave Goldberg, NewSchools board member and CEO of SurveyMonkey. "But it is Stacey's track record as a bold investor in people and ideas with...

2014-05-01 12:32:36

OpenQ's SafeGuard new app now available on HootSuite for risk management and compliance in the HootSuite App Directory, providing the broadest protection available to the social enterprise. NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, OpenQ, the leading provider of social and mobile risk management solutions for regulated industries and HootSuite, the world's most widely used social relationship platform, announced the availability of OpenQ's SafeGuard app in the HootSuite App...

2014-04-29 23:00:28

Fellows and Aspiring Social Innovators Share Social Enterprise Business Plans Following the 15-Week Lab Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today, the third class of fellows from the Philadelphia Social Innovations Lab (SIL), a local economic development and social sector enterprise incubator, pitched their business plans to Philadelphia and national philanthropic and private funders. SIL supports social entrepreneurs in developing and executing a business plan for their social...

2014-04-23 16:22:59

PRESTON, England, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After winning a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development in 2010, recycling and waste management firm Recycling Lives has just scooped the award for the second time. On this occasion, it was the company's recently launched Flat Panel Display recycling and employment project at HMP Kirkham that impressed the judging panel. By establishing a busy recycling centre within the prison, and integrating the...

2014-04-19 23:02:42

A new era has initiated for Grameen Solutions Ltd. (“GSL”). GSL recently has collaborated with Denmark based Company “CodersTrust”. This event took place in Copenhagen in the presence of Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group and Morten Lund, Co-investor of Skype, ZYB. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 A new era has initiated for Grameen Solutions Ltd. (GSL) with GSL’s collaboration with Denmark based Company CodersTrust. The partnership was announced before Sir Richard Branson,...

2014-04-18 23:08:41

Friday Consulting and Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) have partnered to launch a new social entrepreneurship award: The Impact Weavers Award.They are now accepting nominations and will be awarding two recipients with tickets to SOCAP14, a published interview, and mentorship opportunities. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 On Wednesday, Friday Consulting announced the launch of a new social entrepreneurship award in partnership with Social Capital Markets (SOCAP): The Impact Weavers...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • 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.