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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  • SAP "fundamentally optimistic" about the impact of AI and automation on jobs
    Yen added: “At SAP it is about improving people’s lives and helping businesses ... "The intersection of AI with people and society presents us with incredible opportunity and demanding challenges. "As AI breakthroughs abound, we as a technology company ...
    07/20/2017 - 8:16 pm | View Link
  • As startups look to empower more women, Europe’s 1st female accelerator looks for candidates
    Moreover, female-led companies are also improving fairness, creating an environment with ... As a result, The Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications has established F-LANE, the only accelerator in Europe with a focus on startups that empower ...
    07/19/2017 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Your Organization’s Last Differentiator: Human Capital
    The weather wasn’t’ the best at this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM ... In my first book, it was about applying a proven method of improving all types of work processes to workforce management processes. LEAN is a method that ...
    07/17/2017 - 11:42 pm | View Link
  • Why the debate on menstrual health in India needs to go beyond the pad tax
    "Considering that these products are used across all sections of society, the government could consider a price ... He reckons distribution is not the sole issue in improving access; if that was the case, the likes of Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) would ...
    07/15/2017 - 7:14 pm | View Link
  • Creating the Win-Win: How Startups, NGOs and Global Brands Are Planting Seeds for 'The Good Economy'
    Last month’s event at MALBA presented “Good to the Core” as a collective construction that can be achieved when all of society’s stakeholders work ... food that enhances health and wellbeing; improving the nutritional profile of its products ...
    07/11/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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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 ...
    07/22/2017 - 1:57 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.
    07/22/2017 - 9:04 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.
    07/22/2017 - 7:23 am | View Website
  • STARTUP CHALLENGE – Hello Tomorrow Korea
    APPLICATIONS CLOSE DEADLINE FOR APPLYING TO THE HELLO TOMORROW KOREA. Startups applying to compete only in the Korean Challenge will have till the 5 th June to ...
    07/22/2017 - 3:06 am | View Website
  • The Kauffman Index 2015: Startup Activity | National Trends
    the kauffman index | startupactivity | national trends | 2015 | 1 table of contents foreword ...
    07/21/2017 - 1:41 am | View Website
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