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Entrepreneurs Tackle Pressing Problems at Startup Weekend Cape Town
The problems of daily life in impoverished South African townships inspire remarkable entrepreneurial ingenuity.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
After Building a Mail-Order Empire, One Entrepreneur Has a New Mission
With Living Goods, Chuck Slaughter has taken up selling health products door-to-door in impoverished communities.