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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    01/15/2015 - 3:19 pm | View Link
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    01/14/2015 - 2:03 pm | View Link
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    New businesses are focusing on improving existing products and technology rather ... “A dynamic economy where people are commercializing new ideas is very positive for society.” Company founders “are a small group but absolutely crucial for the ...
    01/14/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • TOP 10: Most Innovative Health Care Startups to Watch in 2015
    Through web-based tools, TalkSession is enhancing the quality of care delivered and improving treatment outcomes ... and the cloud to enable insights that will profoundly impact society. One of the systems being developed by Butterfly Network is a medical ...
    01/6/2015 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • ‘Future Cities’ crowdfunding start-up Spacehive raises £1.3m
    Entitled Spacehive and founded by former Sunday Times architectural correspondent Chris Gourlay, the platform allows users to crowdfund civic projects in cities, with a view to improving the ... social venture investor Big Society Capital.
    11/10/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • Beyond the bottom line: Giving back drives millennial startups
    and Deloitte's 2014 millennial survey found that 63 percent of millennials donate to charities and believe that businesses should focus on improving society, not just making a profit. Unlocking potential One lone photo spurred the launch of Unlocked Furniture.
    07/16/2014 - 10:44 am | View Link
  • UC Berkeley student-run organization aims to help undergrads launch startups
    Fiance, co-founder of the UC Berkeley chapter of Kairos Society, a nonprofit entrepreneurial organization ... Free Ventures won third place in the Improving Student Life category, along with a $2,500 grant. Students will have the opportunity to work ...
    09/16/2013 - 4:51 pm | View Link
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