Two UK tech figures plan to row the Atlantic for charity supporting minority entrepreneurs
Two U.K. tech figures are to row across the Atlantic Ocean to raise money for a charity that funds social entrepreneurs from minority backgrounds. Guy Rigby, founder and now chair of the Entrepreneuri
What motivates innovative entrepreneurs: Money or altruism?
To be truly inclusive — of gender, culture and background — we must be intentional in how we inspire and support entrepreneurs. We must speak to both instincts: the hero and the helper.
MIT Solve launches global challenge around health security and pandemics
There is an immediate need for startups to handle the crisis around the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, from diagnostics to identify potential carriers of the virus to assisting the treatment of pa
Finding free money for your social impact startup
Some VCs have a bias against startups with an explicit positive social impact on the grounds that they have a smaller addressable market, and that the founders aren't sufficiently focused on creating
Hacking poverty through mobile tech and social entrepreneurship
In Silicon Valley the term “hacker” has evolved to connote high praise for someone particularly creative, ingenious and adept at finding clever new ways to accomplish a difficult task. And it’s
Chivas Regal’s “The Venture” rewards social entrepreneurs around the world
With a dedicated fund of $1M, “The Venture” is striving to enable social entrepreneurs around the world to scale and gain exposure.
Impact Is The New Mobile
It’s no longer acceptable for a website to not render well on mobile. In the next decade, it won’t be enough for a company to merely be profitable -- customers, employees and investors will all de