16 Feb '12, 5am

Young Social Entrepreneurs Making an Impact to Change Lives - Justmeans

Young Social Entrepreneurs Making an Impact to Change Lives A new breed of young social entrepreneurs is emerging that is keen to change the way business is conducted. Many of these under-35 entrepreneurs are looking at ways to address challenges such as global poverty and climate change through commercial enterprise. Their goal is to make effective use of businesses and business processes to make a meaningful social or environmental impact. Leila Janah, a 29-year old tech entrepreneur who founded Samasource, a company that outsources computer related work to women and youth in the weakest economic regions of the world, says, "There is a growing group in Silicon Valley that believes that social business and technology can change the world." Impact investors are flooded with opportunities in this area. Stephen DeBerry, the founder of Bronze Investments, recalls his experien...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/Young-Social-Entrepreneurs-Makin...

Tweets

Message for young people

tankinlian.blogspot.com 18 Feb '12, 12am

I wish to send this message for the young people of Singapore. You have grown up in a competitive and stressful environmen...

Fukushima: the social impact of a nuclear disaster

Fukushima: the social impact of a nuclear disaster

theecologist.org 15 Feb '12, 12pm

The triple disaster of the earthquake, tsuanami and Fukushima nuclear station meltdown in March 2011, saw intense media fo...

Social Enterprise Shaking Up the Business Eco Energy Industry

Social Enterprise Shaking Up the Business Eco E...

justmeans.com 16 Feb '12, 10am

Social Enterprise Shaking Up the Business Eco Energy Industry Two emerging social enterprise financing methods are revolut...

Less gender-based challenges for women tech ent...

todayonline.com 15 Feb '12, 9pm

SINGAPORE - With the prevalence of women entrepreneurs in a tech industry that has a more level playing field, the path of...

Creating A Sea Change In Impact Investing

csrwire.com 14 Feb '12, 3pm

By Penelope Douglas, Board President, Social Capital Markets During the Fall of 2011, I stated in an interview that a sea ...

Canon — the complete business solution for entrepreneurs: With over a decade of experience in Canon overseeing p...

Canon — the complete business solution for entr...

sgentrepreneurs.com 16 Feb '12, 12am

Canon — the complete business solution for entrepreneurs February 15, 2012 by Terence LEE With over a decade of experience...

Koomey: Why Entrepreneurs Offer the Best Hope as Climate Heroes

Koomey: Why Entrepreneurs Offer the Best Hope a...

greenbiz.com 15 Feb '12, 1pm

For the last year, we have been talking at great length about the convergence of technologies that promise to reshape busi...

What entrepreneurs should know about Singapore ...

sgentrepreneurs.com 18 Feb '12, 3am

What entrepreneurs should know about Singapore Budget 2012 February 18, 2012 by Terence LEE Yesterday, Singapore’s finance...

Don't miss Laura today at 9am PT / Noon ET / 18...

greenbuildermag.com 15 Feb '12, 5pm

Thane Maynard knows conservation. He has spent his career focusing on biological diversity, natural history, and wildlife ...

young singapore writers always asking me for tips. See here, see you Saturday:

young singapore writers always asking me for ti...

bookcouncil.sg 16 Feb '12, 5am

All In! Young Writers Media Festival 2012 Come join us at the All In! Young Writers Media Festival and explore the creativ...

By training an African Lance Armstrong, this Singaporean could change pro cycling #socent

By training an African Lance Armstrong, this Si...

sgentrepreneurs.com 17 Feb '12, 4am

By training an African Lance Armstrong, this Singaporean could change pro cycling February 17, 2012 by Terence LEE Zakayo ...

Green Social Enterprise Promotes Environmental Education in India: Making Earth Smile Again (MESA), a social en...

Green Social Enterprise Promotes Environmental ...

justmeans.com 11 Feb '12, 6am

Making Earth Smile Again (MESA), a social enterprise proactively working to save the environment, has launched an innovati...

Finding Happiness in Difficult Changes #Happiness #change

Finding Happiness in Difficult Changes #Happine...

feelgoodstyle.com 18 Feb '12, 10am

“Try to realize it’s all within yourself – no one else can make you change, and to see you are only very small and life fl...