December 23, 2010

Support the campaign for girls’ education in Asia

by Sherry Miller

By Sherry Miller Socialbrite The Asia Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, has created a cutting-edge Facebook video campaign, “Tell Her She Can,” which supports girls’ education in Asia. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has offered to donate $1 for each Facebook “Like” that the “Tell Her She Can” video receives up to $15,000 toward girls’ education in Asia. Here’s how … Continue reading

November 24, 2010

Plant the seeds of hope wherever you can

by JD Lasica

Storytellers for Good: Mama Hope from Storytellers For Good on Vimeo. Now that Thanksgiving is upon us, I want to leave you not with a request for a campaign donation for a worthy cause, but with a thought: What can you do to help change the world? Because the potential to change the world resides within each of us. Two … Continue reading

November 10, 2010

Open Innovation Africa Summit coming to Nairobi

by JD Lasica

Iwas jazzed to hear about the coming together of some creative players who are putting together the first Open Innovation Africa Summit as a way to explore and foster the innovation ecosystem in Africa. Here are the details, according to Jerri Chou, managing partner of Lovely Day, and my friend Charles Baker. What: Open Innovation Africa Summit, a gathering around … Continue reading

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November 8, 2010

Invest in entrepreneurs for social good

by JD Lasica

Invest in entrepreneurs for social good from JD Lasica on Vimeo. InVenture supports small business owners in developing world Here’s a short interview with Shivani Siroya, the personable and passionate founder and CEO of InVenture (“Invest in good”), an online platform that allows everyday individuals to invest directly in business owners of their choosing in Ghana, Mali, India and Mexico, … Continue reading

November 5, 2010

Baking cause into your company

by Sloane Berrent

Everyone Can Be A Social Entrepreneur – Dublin Web Summit 4 View more presentations from Sloane Berrent. Last week I had the privilege of going to Ireland for three separate reasons. First, one of my clients, ezetop, is located there. I conducted a day and a half workshop with their online communications and marketing team on a wide variety of buckets we created … Continue reading

October 12, 2010

ezetop: Using mobile to send money abroad

by Sloane Berrent

When I lived in the Philippines last summer as a Kiva fellow, I got a quick crash course in the remittance market. It’s one of those things that people who live abroad may know about, but for many of my friends and family, they had not heard about it. So let’s start from scratch. In many countries around the world, … Continue reading