SAP and Ashoka Changemakers recently launched a global online competition titled The Power of Small: Entrepreneurs Strengthening Local Economies on 20th June 2012 which we covered here.
To spice things up further, they will hold a Twitter-based #SocEntChat, a live Twitter discussion this July 18, from 10am to 12am CET (July 18, 4:00PM to July 19, 6:00AM SGT). This initiative aims to encourage discussion about innovative strategies that help small businesses and emerging social entrepreneurs thrive in underserved communities. Special guests Rob Henning, co-founder and partner at Entrepreneurial Solutions Partner, and Alex van der Ploeg, Corporate Social Responsibility at SAP, will join the conversation. Read more
SAP and Ashoka Changemakers recently launched a global online competition titled The Power of Small: Entrepreneurs Strengthening Local Economies on 20th June, 2012.
This competition challenges participants to share ideas about building the capacity of emerging entrepreneurs to enable them to scale their businesses. Entrants may effectively link small businesses to larger supply chains, unlock growth financing for established small businesses, or facilitate cross-sector collaboration to provide infrastructure that support small business and entrepreneurial growth. Read more
Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World is a joint initiative by the Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard to help young changemakers create a better world of opportunities for women and girls in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.
Launched in 2011 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and the 25th anniversary of MasterCard in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Project Inspire presents 18-35 year olds with a five minute platform to pitch their ideas to the world.
The proposals must demonstrate its impact in the lives of women and girls across Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa through entrepreneurship. Read more