Posts Tagged: Social Entrepreneurship


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How 500 Startups-backed SocialCops gets to the bottom of the pyramid with big data

SocialCops raised US$320,000 in seed funding from 500 Startups to build a tool that allows decision makers to find insightful data on social...

  • July 31, 2014
  • at 11:16 am
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Singapore, India-based microlending platform Milaap raises USD 1.1M from investors

Milaap, a Singapore-headquartered and India-based microfunding platform, announced today that it has raised a USD 1.1M venture round led by ...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 12:00 am
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Social Enterprise 101: Five lessons from an experienced social entrepreneur

Shokay co-founder Carol Chyau, who was recently in town the past November for TEDxKRP, shares her experience building a social business.

  • January 1, 2012
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Youths Experience Poverty In Envisage Simulations

You may be a struggling entrepreneur but your experiences are still probably very different from those of whom society terms as "low income ...

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 4:37 pm
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3 TED Videos on a Greener Future

We all hear about the inspiring and brilliant TED videos where inventors, thought leaders and social activists give a scintillating 18-20 mi...

  • October 17, 2009
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In Conversation with Jack Sim, World Toilet Organization

An interview with Jack Sim, a Singaporean social entrepreneur and founder of the World Toilet Organization. Globally renowned, we asked him ...

  • June 30, 2009
  • at 7:30 am
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Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

Event: Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

If you’ve watched Blood Diamond, then you know the exploitation that goes on in the diamond industry. But this is hardly unique. Commo...

  • February 18, 2009
  • at 5:36 am
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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2008 Singapore

Forum on Social Entrepreneurship – 20 Nov 08

As part of the international movement Global Entrepreneurship Week, one of the upcoming events for the Singapore chapter will see the NUS Bu...

  • November 10, 2008
  • at 9:46 pm
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This startup wants to make Singapore’s rigid, expensive education system accessible and free to everyone

This startup wants to make Singapore’s rigid, expensive education system accessible and free to everyone

Edusnap wants to make the simple act of asking questions free of charge for all students.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 10:25 am
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Starters – A monthly Social Entrepreneurs & Change Makers Mixer

Starters is new monthly mixer specially catered to social entrepreneurs and change makers! Its not just about talking anymore, its about sta...

  • March 25, 2012
  • at 11:52 pm
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Social enterprise Post Museum is now history

Post Museum, a social enterprise in Singapore that provides a platform for community causes and the arts, has closed shop on August 7, after...

  • August 12, 2011
  • at 7:22 pm
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The Pigeonhole – A Cafe With More Than Meets The Eye

Owners Ave and Rayner from The Pigeonhole talk to us about the unique space they've created promoting local NGOs, music, film and the arts.

  • April 11, 2011
  • at 11:27 am
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Charity Fundraising 2.0 at GIVE.sg

GIVE.sg is a social enterprise that allows you to donate to charities and charitable causes that you like, and can even help champion. At th...

  • September 7, 2009
  • at 3:55 pm
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Putting The ‘Ethics’ In ‘Business’

Start-Up@Singapore put together for the first time the Social Enterprise Challenge competition and panel discussion session. By SRUTHY KUMAR...

  • May 19, 2009
  • at 5:48 pm
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Lien i3 Challenge: S$1m to Implement Innovative Social Projects

This Challenge aims to catalyse social projects that are innovative, implementable and impactful in Singapore and Asia. The Lien i3 Challeng...

  • January 14, 2009
  • at 2:30 pm
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SYINC Connect 08 – Youth Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

Want to meet like-minded people who are passionate about making a difference? Want to learn from respected and experienced community leaders...

  • June 29, 2008
  • at 2:37 am
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