Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2012«

Interesting article: Lessons from SOCAP – It’s time to get serious

November 11, 2012


Interesting and thought-provoking blog post by Max Pichulik guest-blogger for Next Billion. He shares his reflections on the social entrepreneurship sector and ecosystem after having attended the recent SOCAP conference. Pichulik writes: “This year’s SOCAP gathering was an absolute treasure chest of insights, dot connecting, networking and intellectual feasting upon solving the world’s greatest challenges. […]

India social entrepreneur of the year 2012: Anshu Gupta of Goonj

November 7, 2012


World Economic Forum announced in a press release yesterday that Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship has selected Anshu Gupta as the India Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2012, for the great work accomplished through his social entrepreneurial venture, Goonj. “The solution is lying in your cupboard”   Best practice social enterprise: eye for scale & […]

PeaceTXT: using mobile technology to end violence

November 6, 2012


How can we create more peaceful communities and a world with less violence by using mobile technology? PopTech has gathered some leading tech’ies and clever minds to work on this very question.   Very exiting!