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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    ... at the same time dramatically improving the ... Loans On the loans front, startups are of two ... it stumbles upon some segment of society ...
    04/27/2015 - 6:11 am | View Link
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    ... while reducing health care costs and improving patient outcomes. ... startups UCLA has a strong reputation for launching successful startups . ...
    04/24/2015 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Katy Perry to attend Under- 30 Summit in Vietnam - VietNamNet Bridge
    ... the voice of young people and their role in improving the lives of ... Mr. Khailee, Managing Partner of 500 Startups;
    04/21/2015 - 7:45 am | View Link
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  • Automakers Must Adapt to Changing World, Experts Say
    Hilt points to discrepancies between legacy automakers and startups, noting 60% of ... dreams of an accident-free society and wants to create semi-autonomous systems that support the driver while improving safety and comfort. Sendhoff envisions a vehicle ...
    04/23/2015 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • Philanthropies as Creatures of Government
    From initiatives to support city parks and improve math and science education to those that promote technology startups in New York City ... Philanthropy is an integral part of civic society and, as such, offers alternative ways to address public problems.
    04/21/2015 - 12:57 pm | View Link
  • Katy Perry to attend Under- 30 Summit in Vietnam
    By participating in this Summit, UNICEF will further promote the voice of young people and their role in improving the lives of future generations ... Managing Partner of 500 Startups; Mr. Do Hoai Nam, CEO of SeeSpace, Inc., Mr. Pham Hong Hai, CEO ...
    04/20/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 10 reasons to boost e-payment in Algeria
    Increasing the number of startups and improving their quality E-payment will give Algerian ... the local press, and the civil society to all take action in order to develop the e-payment in Algeria. Abdellah Mallek is passionate about entrepreneurship ...
    04/13/2015 - 12:18 am | 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
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  • Education | Asia Society
    How to start or improve global learning programs, like international exchanges, language programs, project-based learning, and more.
    04/27/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Website
  • Civil society
    Civil society is the "aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest interests and will of citizens." Civil society includes the family ...
    04/27/2015 - 3:04 pm | View Website
  • NYSSCPA | The New York State Society of CPAs
    NYSSCPA is the premier professional association for CPAs (certified public accountants) in New York State.
    04/27/2015 - 1:38 pm | View Website
  • Society for Research in Child Development SRCD | for ...
    Information on the Society, membership, and publications.
    04/27/2015 - 12:55 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 ...
    04/27/2015 - 12:19 pm | View Website
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