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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  • Live! Individual tax exmemption hiked to Rs 4.44 lakh - Rediff.com
    ... from pensionless to a pension society Health ... funds to boost small firms, startups: FM 12:15 ... EPC Industries We will focus on improving ...
    02/27/2015 - 2:23 pm | View Link
  • Govt’s priority should be to kickstart economy: Ex-Infosys CFO ... - Reuters India
    We need to focus on improving ease of business ... A. Naturally, the IT startups are where the ... and requirements of different sects of the ...
    02/26/2015 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Social in the Media Age - Winter Speak
    ... at the same time dramatically improving the ... Loans On the loans front, startups are of two ... it stumbles upon some segment of society ...
    02/24/2015 - 1:23 pm | View Link
  • Ukrainian IT Business Searching for Platform - KPNews.com
    ... emergence of numerous national startups, and the ... forums, etc – with current ones improving. ... offline life of the country and society ...
    02/23/2015 - 10:06 am | View Link
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  • Australian Startups Think Malcolm Turnbull Is Their Hero, But Which MPs Are Actually Supporting The Ecosystem?
    We are improving the regulatory conditions that enable startups and tech companies to thrive,” Minister ... General Assembly and the Australian Computer Society. But if Australians are expected to work until they’re 70 years old, then the government ...
    03/22/2015 - 6:05 pm | View Link
  • InMobi's Naveen Tewari, IDG Ventures invest money in online home rentals firm NestAway Technologies
    BENGALURU: InMobi founder and poster boy of Indian product startups Naveen Tewari has invested money in ... not just for direct stakeholders like owners and tenants but for the society at large by making cities safer especially for young women," said ...
    03/15/2015 - 1:03 pm | View Link
  • CeBIT 2015: German industry's digital transformation
    "We really need a collaboration between business, science, politics and society." Germany's huge automobile industry ... What's important is implementing innovative ideas - that means launching startups, generating a pioneer spirit, having the courage ...
    03/15/2015 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Smart cities and IoT startups need open data to thrive
    Open data is changing society and will fuel smart cities and Internet of Things (IoT) startups, the Open Data Institute's ... "[On] the Smart London board we have a core ambition of improving the lives of Londoners using open data," he said.
    03/11/2015 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • Shoreditch meets the City: RBS, Lloyds and American Express challenge startups to create FinTech of the future
    Leading financial firms are laying down the gauntlet and challenging startups to come up with the ... We know that improving financial literacy has a significant benefit to society, empowering people to understand their finances and better manage their ...
    03/9/2015 - 4:53 am | View Link
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  • Society
    A human society is a group of people involved in persistent interpersonal relationships, or a large social grouping sharing the same geographical or social territory ...
    03/26/2015 - 6:09 am | View Website
  • Society of Professional Journalists | Improving and ...
    The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation's most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and ...
    03/26/2015 - 4:08 am | View Website
  • Society for Research in Child Development SRCD | for ...
    Information on the Society, membership, and publications.
    03/25/2015 - 10:31 pm | View Website
  • Home Page > The American Geriatrics Society
    The AGS is one of the largest professional organization of health care providers. Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. Has over 6,000 ...
    03/25/2015 - 1:56 pm | View Website
  • : National Eczema Society
    National Eczema Society We are registered as a charity in England and Wales and in Scotland. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema ...
    03/25/2015 - 10:50 am | View Website
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