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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    ... pressure and fast-paced -- especially startups. ... But if you think improving work-place culture ... and having a positive impact on ...
    06/27/2016 - 10:11 am | View Link
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    ... the responsibility of the Government for improving institutions to prop up startups,” Hue ... way society thinks about the failure of ...
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  • Helsinki's Data Journalism, Transparency and Scoops - Huffington Post
    ... into digestible morsels on society, government ... spent," she explained, adding that startups are ... In addition to improving transparency, ...
    06/5/2016 - 3:07 pm | View Link
  • Energy Secretary Moniz Hosts Gathering of World’s Energy Ministers ... - U.S. Department of Energy
    Korea to double investment in clean energy by 2021 - Korea Herald
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    Robotics engineers design actuators inspired by muscle - Breitbart.com
    06/1/2016 - 11:10 am | View Link
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  • What Startups can learn from Superman
    Superman makes sure that he invests his time and resources for improving his strength and activities which ... can invest on growing their business and focus on adding value to the society through their product or service. Self investment always is non ...
    06/13/2016 - 12:27 am | View Link
  • CII holds second session of 'The Super Startups' series
    Both these startups are improving our quality of life by providing services ... "It's not our disabilities but our abilities that counts but the problem in the society is that people see disability before they see you." The Super Startups" series shall ...
    06/10/2016 - 1:45 am | View Link
  • Women in startups face long (but improving) odds
    Reichert, at Greentown Labs, says it’s important to create incentives for women to pursue their dreams of founding a startup, even when the message that they’re getting from society may be along the more traditional lines of getting married and ...
    06/7/2016 - 9:00 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
  • 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 - 2:04 am | View Link
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  • Alltop
    News and headlines about startups from across the web.
    06/24/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Website
  • Ethics Case Studies | Society of Professional Journalists ...
    Become an SPJ Member. For more than 100 years the Society of Professional Journalists has been dedicated to encouraging a climate in which journalism can be practiced ...
    06/24/2016 - 7:41 pm | View Website
  • Startups in Bangalore • • Bangalore Startups List
    Map of the local innovation industry. Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Bangalore.
    06/24/2016 - 3:57 am | View Website
  • How to Get Startups in on the Military-Industrial Complex ...
    Getty Images. Despite the pace of global technological change, the United States military-industrial complex may never be truly “disrupted.” We need it ...
    06/24/2016 - 1:48 am | View Website
  • Requests for Startups – Entrepreneurial ideas ...
    Requests for Startups. Entrepreneurial ideas & perspectives by investors, operators, and influencers. Run by Isaac Madan: isaac@venrock.com. Menu and widgets
    06/23/2016 - 2:42 pm | View Website
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