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3 Ways Your Startup's Global Growth Can Help Combat Violent Extremism
Involving your startup in the struggle against violent extremism benefits everyone, and it can even help your business grow.
Street Business School, in Uganda: Entrepreneurship Is the Path out of Poverty
The school plans, by 2027, to train 1 million women living in poverty around the world to start their own fledgling businesses.
This Nuance I Learned From Social Entrepreneurs Is Worth Your Time
To truly understand the opposite of poverty, you need to feel it.
Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates and Other Influencers Sign an Open Letter Declaring 'Poverty Is Sexist'
There are 86 high profile signatures on the letter, written by the ONE campaign, in honor of International Women's Day.
Is Internet Access a Human Right? Mark Zuckerberg Thinks So.
Zuckerberg recently told the United Nations every person is entitled to the economic, social and political benefits of Internet access.
Why You Need to Rally Behind #EntrepreneursUNite and Goal 8
Entrepreneurs are the key to meeting the United Nations goals for alleviating extreme poverty and creating hundreds of millions of jobs.
Is it Responsible for a Homeless Single Parent to Launch a Business?
Entrepreneurs normally encourage people to stop at nothing to pursue their dreams. In this case, one entrepreneur isn't so sure.
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.
These Chefs Just Raised $100,000 to Make Cheap, Healthy Fast Food
A food truck legend and fine-dining restauranteur are trying to build a healthy restaurant that will truly compete with the fast-food biggies in terms of price and customers.
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World
The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.