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Picking the Right Wine for Thanksgiving
Wines

Picking the Right Wine for Thanksgiving

Show your entrepreneurial spirit by drinking something unconventional on Thanksgiving.
Tracy Byrnes
5 Universal Truths About Entrepreneurship Learned From Rwandan Coffee Farmers
Entrepreneurs

5 Universal Truths About Entrepreneurship Learned From Rwandan Coffee Farmers

No two people will ever have the same journey but in the fundamentals, we all walk the same path.
Darrah Brustein
Facebook Is Sending Up a Satellite to Bring Internet Access to Sub-Saharan Africa
Internet

Facebook Is Sending Up a Satellite to Bring Internet Access to Sub-Saharan Africa

The move is part of the social giant's Internet.org initiative.
Entrepreneurs Tackle Pressing Problems at Startup Weekend Cape Town
Ready To Launch

Entrepreneurs Tackle Pressing Problems at Startup Weekend Cape Town

The problems of daily life in impoverished South African townships inspire remarkable entrepreneurial ingenuity.
Andre Bourque
This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.
Social Entrepreneurs

This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.

Oliberte founder Tal Dehtiar sells handmade stylish sneaker-shoes. At the same time, he is demonstrating a new model of 'charity.'
Catherine Clifford
Meet the Mastermind Who Designs Private Jet Vacations for the Ultra Wealthy
Travel

Meet the Mastermind Who Designs Private Jet Vacations for the Ultra Wealthy

Geoffrey Kent has created unique and rare excursions for Bill and Melinda Gates, Sting and other power players.
Laura Entis
When More Is Less: This Social Entrepreneur Says Social Entrepreneurship Is Often Smoke and Mirrors
Social Entrepreneurs

When More Is Less: This Social Entrepreneur Says Social Entrepreneurship Is Often Smoke and Mirrors

At a time when social entrepreneurs are hungry for eye-popping numbers -- things donated, lives changed -- Jacob Lief is going against the grain.
Catherine Clifford
U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism
Young Entrepreneurs

U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism

Thakkar, who founded a billion-dollar company in Uganda at age 15, has just been named chair of the U.N. Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council.
Geoff Weiss
How the World's First Bitcoin Charity Is Harnessing the Cryptocurrency to Change Lives (VIDEO)
Bitcoin

How the World's First Bitcoin Charity Is Harnessing the Cryptocurrency to Change Lives (VIDEO)

BitGive, founded in 2013, partners with nonprofits in the public health and environmental sectors and solicits charitable donations from Bitcoin believers.
Geoff Weiss
This Woman Might Be the Most Successful Impact Investor You've Never Heard Of
Impact Investing

This Woman Might Be the Most Successful Impact Investor You've Never Heard Of

How New York-based Sari Miller is making a difference around the world.
David Bank
The Guide to Developing Young Women in Business Globally
Women Leaders

The Guide to Developing Young Women in Business Globally

Author Yetunde A. Odugbesan-Omede talks about how to harness -- and monetize -- a young employee's passions
Adiat Disu
5 Ways to Find and Hire Top Technical Talent
Hiring

5 Ways to Find and Hire Top Technical Talent

The competition for IT professionals requires looking past commuting distance to your company and inspiring the candidates who are interested.
Jeremy Johnson
4 Reasons Africa Is the Rising Star of the Tech World
Africa

4 Reasons Africa Is the Rising Star of the Tech World

With expanding Internet access, dedicated tech hubs and a young, fast-growing population, Africa is poised for growth.
Jeremy Johnson
Thanks to Crowdfunding, This Food Startup Has a Growing Fanbase to Help Female Farmers Abroad
Impact Investing

Thanks to Crowdfunding, This Food Startup Has a Growing Fanbase to Help Female Farmers Abroad

Founder Lisa Curtis is sourcing a superfood called from West Africa, where it is supporting people nutritionally and economically.