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Impact Companies Tag: Entrepreneurship 34

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Acámica


Argentina

Acamica is an online learning platform for the most demanding technological skills. Users can be ready to work in 6 months or less. Acamica is working to transform the lack of talent in technological professions by creating an opportunity for millions of people to change their lives in a matter of a few months through truly accessible personalized and practical education.

Education

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Akilah Institute


Rwanda

Akilah is a college that offers a unique model of market relevant education empowering graduates for success in careers and leadership roles.rnrnAkilah aims to build future generations of women leaders and professionals in East Africa through the development of a network of campuses. Akilah will graduate 1000 students by the year 2020.

Education

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Amplify 4 Good


United States of America

Amplify 4 Good works to raise basic need averages of under served communities around the world up to their respective countries' national averages relative to economic development education health & wellness and safety. They do this by focusing on amplifying the capacity and funding readiness of nonprofits and minority entrepreneurs.

Human health & social work

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Be Social Change


United States of America

Be Social Change is a community driven nonprofit on a mission to educate and connect the next generation of change makers. Through entrepreneurship education community building and resource sharing tools they empower people from all sectors and industries to pursue work they are passionate about and create lives that make the world a better place.

Professional & technical services

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Beam


India

Beam is a revolutionary mobile wallet that allows you to transact at any time from anywhere. Beam enables you to turn your mobile into the most sophisticated and safest wallet in the world. It lets you transact without cash.

Other

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Change Catalyst


United States of America

Change Catalyst is a global networked business with a number of highly skilled team members from partner organizations. They hand-select experts based on each project’s unique needs, bringing them in as needed to best achieve desired outcomes. This allows them to be nimble, and keeps their overhead down so they can pass the savings on to you.

Media, Technology, Digital Access

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Coaching For Change


United States of America

Coaching For Change uses a cross aged mentoring approach where kids are teaching/coaching kids. We recruit and train college students to teach and mentor high school students to develop their sports coaching skills. Then together they create market and coach sports programs run by Coaching For Change Inc.

Other

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Columbia Business School


United States of America

Columbia Business School delivers a learning experience where academic excellence meets real time exposure to the pulse of global business. Their transformative curriculum bridges academic theory with unparalleled exposure to real world business practice equipping students with an entrepreneurial mindset to recognize capture and create opportunity in any environment. The thought leadership of Columbia s faculty and staff accomplishments of its alumni and location in the center of global business allows the School to have an immediate measurable impact on the forces shaping business every day.

Education

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Detroit Food Academy


United States of America

Detroit Food Academy is a 501(c)(3) non profit that works with local educators chefs and business owners to energize and empower young Detroiters (ages 14 24) through entrepreneurial food rooted experiences experiences which open doors create connections and inspire confidence. Whether they are cooking delicious healthy meals for friends and family facilitating complex conversations with community or developing an artisanal food product from scratch to market students learn by transforming their ideas into reality. Through this process they grow as holistic leaders who are healthy connected and powerful to affect change within and beyond the local food system.

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Edge


Colombia

Edge is powered by Potencia Ventures a global organization that takes an ecosystem based approach to developing business for the base of the pyramid in emerging markets. edge was launched to help hire and retain talent in the ecosystem for business that serves low income clients.

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Emprediem


Chile

Convinced that entrepreneurship and innovation mixed with design and creativity are the best formula to break paradigms create opportunities generate value and above all the most powerful solution to eradicate poverty in our country. With this They have set out to achieve a dream Change Chile. Mission Tangify and promote the entrepreneurial spirit in a seductive and appropriate manner so that everyone internalizes this new way of taking advantage of life. Vision To be recognized as the first company that bases its model of entrepreneurship and innovation from a creative process which originates from curiosity (looking like children innovating as big) in aspects of consulting and training.

Education

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Enterprise Works/VITA


United States of America

EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV) a division of Relief International (RI) is an international not for profit organization working to combat poverty through economic development programs based on sustainable enterprise oriented solutions.EnterpriseWorks promotes sustainable enterprise oriented solutions to economic challenges in the developing world. For over 30 years EnterpriseWorks has assisted small scale producers in more than 60 countries enabling farmers and other entrepreneurs to boost their productivity tap broader markets capture higher value of finished products and better manage natural resources.Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA) brings a 50 year history of empowering the poor in developing countries through access to information financial services and improved technologies. VITA's particular focus is on support to entrepreneurs in the private public and community sectors and on facilitating connectivity and technical information exchange.

Administrative & support services

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Five One Labs


Iraq

Five One Labs is a start up incubator that helps refugees and conflict affected entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses in the Middle East. Launching first in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq we aim to empower individuals to rebuild their lives and livelihoods and to contribute to the economic growth of their communities. Five One Labs entrepreneurs are provided with training mentorship by world class entrepreneurs from the USA and the Middle East and a community of creative changemakers to share their experiences with. Our vision is to develop an inclusive network of innovators and entrepreneurs that have the support skills and connections to positively change their communities and countries.

Other

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Fridge Magazine


Australia

Fridge Magazine brings you the most practical guide to being a small business owner & entrepreneur both online and on your phone or tablet device.

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Fundacity


United States of America

Gust is a global SaaS funding platform for the sourcing and management of early stage investments. Gust enables skilled entrepreneurs to collaborate with the smartest investors and angel investor networks by virtually supporting all aspects of the investment relationship from initial pitch to successful exit. The SaaS funding platform is endorsed by the world's leading business angel and venture capital associations and powers over 1500 investment organizations in 150 countries. More than 500000 startups have already used the funding platform to connect and collaborate with over 45000 investors. The company was founded in 2004 under the name Angelsoft and is privately held. Gust is based in New York New York with a European office in London United Kingdom.

Financial & Insurance activites

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General Assembly


United States of America

Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies General Assembly is an educational institution that teaches the most relevant skills of the 21st century.rnrnThey have campuses in Boston Hong Kong New York City London Los Angeles San Francisco and Sydney and also offer classes online.

Education

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GenFKD


United States of America

GenFKD is equipping millennials with the skills and education necessary to create and lead the new economy. Founded in 2013 as a financial literacy organization GenFKD is growing into an organization that s revolutionizing American higher education. Constituting the most educated indebted generation to date millennials have been misled by a higher education system unwilling to take responsibility for post graduate outcomes.It is our fundamental belief that the higher education system is best equipped to prevent today s socioeconomic inequalities from defining our future. Through skills based training and student first reforms GenFKD is advancing a system of new education focused on improving post graduate outcomes in areas of gainful employment financial preparedness and entrepreneurial readiness.

Education

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ILIMI The African Development University


Niger

The mission of A.D.U. is to prepare the most talented young people in Francophone Africa to lead the development of their nations as entrepreneurs accountants physicians engineers and government officials. A.D.U. is an innovative not for profit university in Niger. Founded in October 2017 A.D.U. currently offers undergraduate programs an MBA program and executive courses. Over the next decade A.D.U. aspires to become the hub of innovation and excellence in higher education in West Africa. Niger is one of the least developed countries in the world. Our desire to train a new generation of skilled ethical leaders is motivated by our commitment to advancing Niger s development and to improving living standards for all. We ultimately aim to advance the development of countries throughout the region and raising the standard of living across the region. A.D.U. was established to address two of the most pressing problems facing the region 1) the dearth of quality tertiary educational institutions and 2) the increasing cohort of young adults unprepared for participation and leadership in the 21st century workforce.

Education

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JOURNi


United States of America

We are a non profit organization dedicated to equipping communities with the skills and know how to jump start local economies to allow those communities to become globally competitive.We believe in cultivating creativity critical thinking and a sense of culture. JOURNi is an organization dedicated to equipping urban communities with the skills and resources necessary to jumpstart their local economies. We strive to build an authentically inclusive tech ecosystem in the city of Detroit by tapping into the heart and spirit of its residents. To achieve this goal we will provide immersive courses youth centered programming beneficial employment opportunities start up education and socioeconomic resources.

Education

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Maths Centre


South Africa

The Maths Centre for Professional Teachers popularly known as the Maths Centre is a Non Profit Organisation of excellence in mathematics science technology and entrepreneurship education spread across all provinces. The primary objective is to equip teachers learners and parents with learning materials and programmes in order to develop a higher competency and performance in these learning areas for Grades R 12 in South Africa.

Education

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Memphis Bioworks


United States of America

Memphis Bioworks is the Mid South s go to organization for creating companies jobs and investments in bioscience. A visionary community leader Memphis Bioworks has a well established record of sparking new levels of economic vitality by investing in entrepreneurs building state of the art labs and facilities and training the next generation of workers.

Other

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Mission: Launch, Inc


United States of America

Mission Launch seeks to disrupt the current criminal background screening process which can block those with criminal records from opportunities that lead to economic security. Mission Launch has developed the R3 Score algorithm which is fair but also demonstrates the strengths of individuals with criminal records. The algorithm uses collected data to produce a score that gives a more holistic view of an individual beyond his or her criminal past. The R3 Score aims to eventually replace the standard criminal background check and millions of Americans with records will be hired for more jobs become self employed and use mainstream financial products and services.

Other

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New Women New Yorkers


United States of America

New Women New Yorkers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization empowering young women immigrants from underserved communities in New York City. Through their programs they provide young women immigrants from underserved communities in New York City with the knowledge skills and support they need to recognize and develop their potential pursue better educational and professional opportunities and become role models and agents of change in and for their communities.

Other

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NUCAFE


Uganda

NUCAFE is the National Association of Coffee Farmers in Uganda with over 1 million smallholder coffee farmer members, who cultivate an average of one acre of coffee per person. They empower coffee farmers in the value chain to meet the needs of coffee buyers to produce high-quality coffee for the specialty market.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Ripl


United States of America

Ripl is a technology startup based in Washington DC. We believe that being a responsible business should be really easy. We put your company in the driver's seat of positive change.

Information, communication & technology

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Singularity University


United States of America

Singularity University (SU) is a benefit corporation headquartered at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley. SU provides educational programs innovative partnerships and a startup accelerator to help individuals businesses institutions investors NGOs and governments understand cutting edge technologies and how to utilize these technologies to positively impact billions of people.

Education

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SpringU


Canada

Spring is a global startup school for entrepreneurs who want to do better business.Whether that means social impact is part of your mandate or you are creating more impactful business practices or adopting eco awareness. We help businesses and entrepreneurs make a difference to their company and the world.

Information, communication & technology

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Tech Ranch Austin


United States of America

Tech Ranch Austin is the starting place for early stage entrepreneurs who want to launch or grow their tech start up. Their core purpose is to accelerate the success of technology entrepreneurs and cultivate a collaborative connected community. They connect aspiring founders with programs and classes to increase their knowledge and encourage continuous transfer of information and insight amongst the group. The result is increased insight and innovation that has the potential to impact their most critical global challenges.

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The Hood Incubator


The Hood Incubator was formed in Oakland in response to the wave of cannabis legalization happening in California and across the country. The Hood Incubator seeks to mobilize communities of color around the disproportionate impact of the war on drugs. The Hood Incubator advocates for policy reform on the local state and federal level from a perspective that centers low income communities and communities of color and they provide direct support to individuals and communities most impacted by the war on drugs to ensure they receive the maximum positive economic and political benefits from drug policy reform and cannabis legalization.

Human health & social work

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The Hub Bay Area


United States of America

The first Impact Hub was founded in London in 2005. Today from Amsterdam to Johannesburg Singapore to Mexico City Impact Hub has evolved into a rapidly expanding global network of over 7000 members in 40 shared work spaces. Each location is deeply rooted in the local community and offers innovative programs events and tools for connecting to other members. Through their global association and the shared principles of collaboration respect and participation they are building a movement. They believe that a better world can be created through the combined accomplishments of compassionate creative and committed individuals focused on a common purpose.

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TrainFES


Chile

TrainFES develops technologies to improve the life of people with spinal cord injuries due to strokes accidents or degenerative diseases. Or in general every kind of paralisys both complete or partial.

Human health & social work

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Two Degrees Food


United States of America

A one for one food company. For every gluten free vegan bar you buy they give a meal to a hungry child. Their bars are available nationwide in Whole Foods.

Other

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Unreasonable Group


United States of America

Our ambition is to serve as a catalyst for entrepreneurship in the 21st century & harness its collective power to address the greatest challenges of our time.

Other

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Watson University


United States of America

Watson is a new model of higher education in Boulder Colorado for student innovators aged 18 23 that includes short master courses from the world s foremost leaders entrepreneurs and thinkers intensivementorship and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy creativity resilience grit bootstrapping team building and fundraising. Watson helps students develop and advance solutions to the toughest challenges facing the world. Students can come to Watson for either a semester or a 2.5 year accredited Bachelor s of Science in Entrepreneurship through our collaboration with Lynn University.

Education

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