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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. While the companies are diverse, they are all on a mission to change our lives for the better and improve society.
Here's a roundup of featured projects from the past week, including exclusive video interviews with the founders of these innovative startups. To read more and watch the videos, click through to the fu… Continue reading...
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  • How Philly prisons are embracing tech - CNN Money
    How Philly prisons are embracing tech - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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  • Michigan Business Challenge Kicks Off 2015 Competition with Addition ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Michigan Business Challenge Kicks Off 2015 Competition with Addition ... - ABC News 4 Charleston
    10/27/2014 - 9:45 am | View Link
  • The Next Era in Power Electronics - Wireless Design & Development
    ... costs while dramatically improving performance. ... of EE Times Silicon 60: Hot Startups to Watch ... and the IEEE Power Electronics Society, ...
    10/22/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • Social News 21/10 - VietNamNet Bridge
    ... of the Vietnam Red Cross Society Nguyen Hai ... salt from soil contamination, improving quality. ... Around 24 innovative clean-tech startups ...
    10/20/2014 - 2:55 pm | View Link
  • Scientist harnesses power of tiny particles and young minds - Globe and Mail
    ... has helped found six startups that range from nanotechnology applications to improving science ... can become something of value to society,” ...
    10/20/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
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  • How Philly prisons are embracing tech
    Read full story for latest details.
    10/28/2014 - 12:10 pm | View Link
  • Update: Candidates debate issues at forums
    Candidates running for civic office faced off in two separate Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce forums in Williams Lake.
    10/28/2014 - 12:16 am | View Link
  • Michigan Business Challenge Kicks Off 2015 Competition with Addition of Social Impact Track
    ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced the kick off of its annual business plan competition, the Michigan Business Challenge. Now in its 32nd year, the Challenge continues to evolve. In response to heightened interest in start-ups that at ...
    10/27/2014 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • 2C or not 2C isn’t the question
    With upload and download speeds of 1 gigabit per second for around $50 per month, soon Longmont residents will be able to download entire HD movies in 10 seconds while paying the best price in the state. Construction began in August and customers can begin signing up for Longmont’s new service in November.
    10/16/2014 - 5:10 pm | View Link
  • 2C or not 2C isnât the question
    With upload and download speeds of 1 gigabit per second for around $50 per month, soon Longmont residents will be able to download entire HD movies in 10 seconds while paying the best price in the state. Construction began in August and customers can begin signing up for Longmont’s new service in November.
    10/16/2014 - 2:10 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Startups, Jobs, Economic Impact: An Analysis of Commercialization at UW
    With goals of transferring university innovations to society, as well as increasing revenue and prestige ... Young acknowledged that the committee report points out some areas that need improving. (The full interview is here.) “In the last few years ...
    09/12/2014 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • Beyond the bottom line: Giving back drives millennial startups
    Kansas City natives Ian Kuklenski and Hayley Besheer aren't waiting ... 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 ...
    07/16/2014 - 10:44 am | View Link
  • UC Berkeley student-run organization aims to help undergrads launch startups
    Fiance, co-founder of the UC Berkeley chapter of Kairos Society, a nonprofit entrepreneurial organization ... Free Ventures won third place in the Improving Student Life category, along with a $2,500 grant. Students will have the opportunity to work ...
    09/16/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Established Firms Need to Think More Like Startups to Attract Millennials
    This generation wants to know what your organization stands for in improving society, what it stands for in action, as opposed to blowing smoke. Millennials want to know how they will make a positive difference in the world if they join your business ...
    05/14/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Federal Government Embracing Healthtech Startups to Cut Costs and Improve Outcomes
    Later, the Obama Administration doubled down on efforts to catch healthcare up with the rest of society in terms of adoption of modern ... outside providers and patients who are so critical to improving care, and ultimately, bringing more patients to ...
    02/25/2013 - 12:47 pm | View Link
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    The Thule Society, originally the Studiengruppe für germanisches Altertum ("Study Group for Germanic Antiquity"), was a German occultist and völkisch group in ...
    10/30/2014 - 1:47 am | View Website
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    The Autism Society is excited to welcome our affiliate and state leaders from across the country to Washington, D.C. on February 26, 2015! Get ready for a day of ...
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    Pet Partners touches people's lives and improves their health through positive interactions with animals.
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    Information on the Society, membership, and publications.
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    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 ...
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