5 Startups Improving Society Through Technology

In our social entrepreneurship series, The World at Work, Mashable interviews the faces behind the startups and projects that are working to make a global impact. These companies have harnessed technology to empower people all over the world, whether it's rewarding volunteers with prizes or empowering travelers to deliver much-needed aid while visiting developing countries.

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  • CEO Daily: Monday 29th August - Fortune
    ... and most ambitiously, as a society we should ... are worth considering, including improving our ... source="Fortune"] [bs_bullet_primary] ...
    08/29/2016 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • Emirati women: Born achievers - The Gulf Today
    Emirati women share their thoughts on empowerment - Gulf News
    08/27/2016 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • Lancaster entrepreneurs pitch social business plans - Central Penn Business Journal
    ... campaigns – for nine startups that aim to have a positive influence on society and the ... fitness and wellness center focused on improving ...
    08/25/2016 - 11:32 am | View Link
  • Consulate event brings on flavor of India - IndiaPost
    ... multi-lingual and multi-religious society offers ... towards ease of doing business and improving the ... to put in place a better ecosystem ...
    08/25/2016 - 8:32 am | View Link
  • ESO Solutions Names Jennifer Mabe Chief Financial Officer - TMC Net
    ESO Solutions Names Jennifer Mabe Chief Financial Officer - Channel 8 Eyewitness News
    08/22/2016 - 4:39 am | View Link
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  • Breaking down Tim Draper’s harsh opinion on Indian (and European) startups
    Although he repeats multiple times that, "Modi is hopefully improving the situation,” he remains essentially ... and how much value you are creating for your society. Forget that anywhere in the world - including the US - these points are never fully ...
    08/12/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Energy monitoring start-up Synaptec secures £370,000
    “By improving network management through enhanced awareness, we provide multiple benefits to network operators and society including cost reductions, enhanced security of energy supply, and reduced emissions.” Fraser Lusty of Equity Gap ...
    08/2/2016 - 9:45 pm | View Link
  • 5 Tips For Female Entrepreneurs Breaking Into Startups
    and improving lives all over the world with new products and services. However, their potential to transform society is limited. The startup scene will continue failing to meet its full potential until half of the world’s population is adequately ...
    01/6/2016 - 4:01 pm | View Link
  • 5 IoT Startups to Watch Out for in 2016
    With the Internet of Things turning out to be a mainstream technology in 2015, it is needless to say that 2016 will see some of the lesser- known as well as least- seen technologies which will benefit our society ... ups to watch out for in 2016.
    01/6/2016 - 12:01 am | View Link
  • Improving Startup Accelerators
    Here are some straight forward ways you can improve — which we must, because much like the development of farming or written word, entrepreneurship is a crucial force for improving our ... pay for all the costs when society gets some of the benefit?
    06/17/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • 73 Hottest Startups In Chicago — Symmetry50
    Startups do not go out of business, they run out of money. Chicago has some of the greatest startups in the world because they build companies that have a quick path ...
    08/28/2016 - 9:42 am | View Website
  • Patriot TechBreakfast Featuring Cyber Director & Former Ft ...
    Eventbrite - TechBreakfast presents Patriot TechBreakfast Featuring Cyber Director & Former Ft. Meade Commander + Veteran Startups + Investors - Thursday, March 24 ...
    08/27/2016 - 10:26 am | View Website
  • Inequality and Risk
    August 2005 (This essay is derived from a talk at Defcon 2005.) Suppose you wanted to get rid of economic inequality. There are two ways to do it: give money to the ...
    08/26/2016 - 4:44 am | View Website
  • How to Start a Startup
    March 2005 (This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard Computer Society.) You need three things to create a successful startup: to start with good people, to ...
    08/25/2016 - 8:41 am | View Website
  • Startups in Boston • • Boston Startups
    Map of the local innovation industry. Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Boston.
    08/24/2016 - 10:47 pm | View Website
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