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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    Increasingly, however, founders of social ventures interested in improving society are pursuing hybrid business models, which blend aspects of both. Rather than depend solely on charitable donations or grants, hybrid organizations generate their own ...
    11/20/2017 - 2:14 am | View Link
  • The benefits of entrepreneurial learning
    Mitchell Institute director, Megan O’Connell, said the initiative has uncovered some ideas that could help Australian schools step out of the industrial age and bring education in line with the needs of our modern, global society. “We have been very ...
    11/16/2017 - 12:52 pm | View Link
  • Startups set to present innovative ideas at Early Stage Symposium
    In a poster presentation given at the Heart Rhythm Society, a leading resource on cardiac pacing ... Manifestly is looking to continue to take advantage of Slack to gear the product towards improving task management programs that may not sufficiently ...
    11/15/2017 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • Stop focusing just on startups: Digitalization of U.S. workforce impacts every industry, report finds
    It’s no news technology is changing society, but the scope of the shift suggests education ... all focused on social inclusion and improving basic digital literary, need to be adopted. The construction of an inclusive labor market, the report says ...
    11/15/2017 - 4:13 am | View Link
  • Sanjay Nath Of VC Firm Blume Ventures On Plans Of Launching A $100 Mn Fund, Exits And More
    The passion should be about solving the issues of society at large. Focus on users ... In India, with Mahindra, Unilever having recently joined the startup bandwagon, things are improving. The Indian ecosystem has a long way to go. Also, the government ...
    11/9/2017 - 1:51 am | View Link
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  • Great Benefits of Technology in Education
    Educational technology is a study and ethical practice for facilitating learning and improving performance. Technology in education is just an additional opportunity ...
    11/19/2017 - 6:46 am | View Website
  • What is innovation? definition and meaning ...
    In a social context, innovation helps create new methods for alliance creation, joint venturing, flexible work hours, and creation of buyers' purchasing power.
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  • MassChallenge Announces 2017 Class of Startups in Boston ...
    255 startups join global network Boston - MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced that 255 of the world’s highest impact ...
    11/18/2017 - 1:21 pm | View Website
  • Requests for Startups
    Responding to an RFS will never be the deciding factor in who we fund. As we've said many times, the people matter more than the idea. Plus you can't do a good job on ...
    11/18/2017 - 8:56 am | View Website
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