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Latest Social entrepreneurship Stories

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...

2014-02-25 23:27:33

Global Partnership to Support the Next Generation of Leaders WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 DuPont and The Resolution Project announced today a broad global partnership to support young socially responsible leaders launching innovative social ventures. DuPont will provide funding to support The Resolution Project’s Fellowship offerings and seed funding for Fellow-led ventures; access to scientific and technical subject matter expertise; and volunteer mentors from its expert...

2014-01-15 23:23:25

New company launches to produce massive social entrepreneurship competitions in partnership with global companies, mobilizing thousands of teams to solve the planet’s most pressing social and environmental problems. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 •    Team formerly running the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC) at UT form new company, Verb     DSIC was the largest student social entrepreneurship competition in the world with over...

2013-11-08 16:23:05

MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the abc* Foundation concluded its 2013 Continuity Forum at the New World Center in Miami, Florida. Elite business, media, and political leaders were brought together with 21 social entrepreneurs to listen and engage with speakers including Larry Summers, David Axelrod, Jane Goodall, Thomas E. Lovejoy, Arianna Huffington and others. During the two-day conference, social entrepreneurs selected by Ashoka, pitched their ideas in addressing...

2013-11-06 23:02:09

Give an Hour’s Barbara Van Dahlen receives Manhattan Institute 2013 Social Entrepreneurship Award; award recognizes individuals working effectively and changing lives. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Give an Hour™ (http://www.giveanhour.org), a national nonprofit organization providing free mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, is proud to announce that its founder and president, Barbara...

2013-10-31 23:04:09

HUMAN Healthy Vending Ranks on Empact Showcase’s “Empact100” List of Best Companies Started and Run by Young Entrepreneurs and was a finalist in the categories “Most Disruptive” and “Largest Potential.” Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 HUMAN Healthy Vending announces that it has ranked on the “2013 Empact Showcase” by Empact, an organization that focuses on creating cultures of entrepreneurship in communities around the world. Now in its third year, the...