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2014-10-19 23:02:11

A Twitter Chat with TriplePundit, SAP, and special guests will look at how Millennial entrepreneurs are transforming their industries and communities. (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Join TriplePundit, SAP, and special guests for a special Twitter Chat about millennials and social entrepreneurship. WHAT: This discussion will look at how millennial entrepreneurs are transforming their industries and communities with new social enterprises. We will be speaking with experts and millennial...

2014-09-02 23:04:07

At Impact consortium of accelerators, mentoring programs and other organizations serving social enterprise will use Startgrid to harness power of online community BURLINGAME, Calif. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Startgrid, an online platform for entrepreneurial communities, announces the formation of At Impact during the SOCAP14 conference held Sept. 2-5 at historic Fort Mason in San Francisco. The At Impact community will be launching on Startgrid in October 2014. Startgrid has partnered...

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...

2014-04-18 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...

2014-03-24 23:21:32

A unique collaborative social responsibility initiative funded 60 rural Indian entrepreneurs, this Women's Day. San Jose, Chicago, New Jersey, Dallas, Atlanta (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 “As the largest online community for Indian women, it is our responsibility to help rural women who have been dealt a difficult hand. The success of this unique Women’s Day initiative showed how the idea of ‘lending a hand’ resonated with so many women from around the world. We are proud to be...

2014-03-07 23:04:14

Milaap’s “The Hope Project” Aims to Raise $100,000 To Help Former Devadasis Start Small Businesses Singapore (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Rural India is home to a little-known community of women piecing their lives back together from years as forced sex workers, due to a centuries-old, outlawed, yet still prevalent tradition. India-based Milaap today announced its 2014 goal to raise $100,000 in loans for these women – Devadasis – via “The Hope Project,” a crowd lending initiative...

2014-03-06 16:22:46

$10,000 and entrepreneurship training will be awarded to finalist in the 2014 Michigan Entrepreneurial Challenge JACKSON, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, a competition designed to advance ideas and solutions to address Michigan's social challenges, Consumers Energy and The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) announced today a co-sponsorship of the "Community Transformation" prize to encourage innovative solutions that move...

2014-03-05 23:32:15

Working with a local NGO offering education to girls in an area of the world where women do not share opportunities for economic stability, Social Media Maxima's program focusses on entrepreneurship and social enterprise development. Washington DC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Social Media Maxima's President, Andrea Howard, will be traveling to Tanzania in September to work with aspiring women business owners. The program concept builds on a well-established foundation of education and...


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