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6 social entrepreneurs whose companies are bettering the world

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Image: samasource As the trend of social entrepreneurship takes root in economies around the globe, future-focused impact investors are stepping up to the plate to help build a better world for generations to come. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a set of 17 objectives to tackle global issues like hunger, joblessness, poverty, climate change, and food waste, among others. Below, we’ve selected six young people as examples of entrepreneurs bringing us closer to turning the UN’s SDGs into realities. Brendan Carroll, founder of Skycision Despite the fact that the average U.S. farmer spends around 1,000 hours a year manually […]

Build your brand with these online courses

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Image: pixabay.com Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Whether you run a small business or are just working on a great side hustle, maintaining an exceptional online presence is crucial. Carving out time for online courses may seem like the last thing on your mind, but the more you know, the more youll be able to do. One University of Washington study found that 87 percent of respondents attributed improvement in their employment situation to their participation in an online course. SEE ALSO: Advanced Excel skills could still be […]

Lets meet in Pittsburgh on April 11

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In preparation for Disrupt New York and our upcoming TC Sessions series on Robotics Matt Burns and I will be heading to Pittsburgh to talk to some startups. We could use some help. Were aiming to be in Pittsburgh on April 11 and we need a spot and potentially a beer sponsor. We prefer neutral spots but we could be convinced if you have a cool meeting space at your accelerator or office. We also need lots and lots of startups, preferably in hardware. Startups will have two minutes to pitch and two minutes of questioning from a set of […]