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Social Entrepreneur that Empowers Youth Talks Entrepreneurship and its Challenges
Cynthia Asoegwu, a Nigeria-based social entrepreneur at Visionary Impact Netwox, speaks on an interview conducted by Maduabuchi Ubani about what makes a social entrepreneur and how she handled the...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

Two Anoka Organizations Continue to Fight Homelessness
Stepping Stone Emergency Housing and Hope4Youth nonprofit are both working to curtail the growing homelessness in suburban Anoka County, particularly homeless youth. Despite a temporary ban on new...more

Social Entrepreneur Asks: What Do You Do For A Life?
Social entrepreneur Sam Davidson, president of Cool People Care, an organization that helps people kick start their social good missions, delivered a motivational speech at the Towson University...more

CauseWired Founder: Four Tips for Social Entrepreneurs
Tom Watson, consultant and Forbes contributor, shares four critical lessons he's learned to social entrepreneurs. He left the corporate world to build his own social venture, a small consulting...more

Funding of $535,000 Gives Canadian Social Entrepreneurs a Boost
Canadian young entrepreneurs are being awarded a $535,000 in provincial funds to start businesses in Northern Ontario through the Ontario Trillium Foundation's Future Fund Program. NORDIK...more

Social Entrepreneurs in the Limelight
Social entrepreneurs will take the spotlight at the Nerve disruptive technology congress from June 25-27. The Business Weekly in Cambridge UK organized the event. The congress takes place at the...more

HHS Announces Medicare Details for Eligible People in Same-Sex Marriages
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that the Social Security Administration (SSA) can now process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and...more

Social Entrepreneurship Thrives at Universities
More and more higher education institutions support social entrepreneurship and bring institutional-wide changes on support provision for social entrepreneurs. According to Karl Belizaire, policy...more

Social Network MindMixer Garners $17 Million To Connect Communities
Missouri-based social good tech startup MindMixer has received $17 million to better connect companies and governments with communities, consumers, and clients. MindMixer is known as a...more





EU-Startups features 10 success stories about social enterprises across Europe making positive, social impact while making money at the same time.




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