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Small Business Start-Up Expert to Launch Program for Entrepreneurs
Erik Pages, the small business expert and president of Virginia-based EntreWorks Consulting, will give a talk to Salisbury how the community can promote entrepreneurship. His talk will be held at...more



Why You Should Watch Out for This Education Startup
Chicago-based education startup ThinkCERCA, founded in 2012, develops software that teaches grades 4 to 12 students critical thinking and analytical skills. Chuck Templeton, founder of OpenTable...more

Verizon to Roll Out Millions to Social Impact Startups
Verizon returns its Powerful Answers award, a competition for startups that present $1 million in prizes. It has already added a new startup category, which is transportation. With four...more

Co-op Bank Introduces Free Bank Account to Boost Social Enterprises
Personal and online banking service, Co-operative Bank, partnered with Social Enterprise UK and Social Enterprise Scotland to create a free bank account exclusively for social enterprises. The...more

Leadership Development Funding for Start-Up Social Entrepreneurs
Embarking on start-up social enterprises can be the most critical, according to Hila Mehr, StartingBloc Fellow and author. There has been lack of support and leadership development funding for...more

Civil Society Besieged in Various Parts of the World
United Nations officials and civil society organizations reveal that false charges, murderous intentions and prosecutions are attacking activists around the world. This alarming report causes...more

Minnesota Cities Vow to End Homelessness among Veterans
Minnesota twin cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul - have pledged to shelter every veteran by 2015. The Twin Cities have been working to eradicate veteran homelessness for years. The first step is...more

These Amazingly Simple Inventions Could Help Change The World
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time. Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more

4 Guiding Principles on How to Run a Social Enterprise
Jonathan Jackson, of On Small Business, writes that there's no surefire solution to make a permanent social impact, but he dishes out his top principles to make impact work for the longer...more




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How a Dose of Inspiration Can Kick Off a Social Enterprise

How a Dose of Inspiration Can Kick Off a Social Enterprise
The GuardianĀ asked leaders and experts across the social enterprise sector to share what inspired them...

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