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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  • 5 Signs You are Meant to be an Entrepreneur by @ChristinaBaldas - Search Engine Journal
    ... a necessity to gain recognition from society but ... 5. You are Improving Existing Concepts According ... According to Forbes , 90% of ...
    10/3/2015 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Iran’s top science official strives for a Silicon Valley spirit: ... - Islamic Republic News Agency
    ... interest loans to 1650 technology startups and ... was what went on under the skin of society. ... at Iranian universities. Are conditions ...
    10/3/2015 - 4:13 am | View Link
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  • Chhattisgarh to formulate policy to encourage startups
    chief executive officer of Chhattisgarh Infotech & Biotech Promotion Society, Saurabh Kumar said vision behind the policy is to become the global epicenter of "entrepreneurship and innovation" by harnessing "research and technology", for improving quality ...
    10/5/2015 - 5:47 pm | 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 ... "[On] the Smart London board we have a core ambition of improving the lives of Londoners using open data," he said. "Our mission there is to add a million people to ...
    03/11/2015 - 11:26 pm | 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
  • AIS acts as a business hub for startups
    And newly introduced in this year, the social business category focuses on improving life of people in society. The category matches a company that creates software with the first priority to sustain social value and subsequently apply commercial ...
    03/24/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • Half of firms are social enterprises at heart
    Research from Delta Economics and IFF Research suggests that the real extent of businesses with a primary aim of improving society is far greater than official government figures indicate. The government’s Office of the Third Sector estimates there are ...
    10/21/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • The Complete List of Spine Startups | OrthoStreams
    hyperlinks to 1,200 specific products at spine startups hyperlinks to management profiles at spine startups hyperlinks to spine startup website
    10/7/2015 - 10:56 pm | View Website
  • People – Bangalore Startups List
    Map of the local innovation industry. Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Bangalore.
    10/7/2015 - 10:42 pm | View Website
  • Aaltoes
    Since 2009, Aaltoes has made vast strides forward in improving the public’s opinion on entrepreneurship as a viable career path. Many universities, as well as ...
    10/7/2015 - 3:54 pm | View Website
  • Innovation & Startups
    Think you've got the next great idea when it comes to improving individualized healthcare? The Pitt Innovation Challenge is looking for new ideas from community ...
    10/6/2015 - 5:36 pm | View Website
  • The Europas | June 16 2015 | London | THE EUROPEAN TECH ...
    The Europas Conference & Awards for European Tech Startups is on on June 16 in London, and TechCrunch is the exclusive Media Partner. Think ‘a summertime Crunchies ...
    10/6/2015 - 3:12 pm | View Website
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