With a budget of €164 million, this call is “bottom up”, meaning there are no predefined thematic priorities
“The desire to get rich and create wealth will clearly not go away, nor should it. These findings do demonstrate that individual wealth creation is by no means the only driver for entrepreneurs. The new generation of entrepreneurs increasingly tend to be aspirational in other ways.”Niels Bosma, Professor at Utrecht University School of Economics and Chair of the GEM’s Board of Directors
Planting 1 Billion Plants with Drones
This company promises to fight climate change through the use of technology to rapidly accelerate the rate of tree planting and ecological restoration on a planetary scale.
Father Of Social Entrepreneurship Says ‘Society Is At A Profound Turning Point’ [VIDEO]
Bill Drayton, founder and CEO of Ashoka, literally coined the term “social entrepreneur” when he founded the nonprofit back in 1980, almost 40 years ago. He also decided that changemaker was one word and not two, something the Oxford dictionary now recognizes (though Webster’s does not, to the Drayton’s consternation). Drayton says, “We all sense that society is at a profound, indeed historic turning point.”
Any Given Sunday
Playfinder, one of London’s fastest growing sports startups, has just successfully raise more than £700k to boost sport access in the UK.
What Should an Entrepreneur Look Like?
Why lack of diversity in entrepreneurship is bad for innovation.
Spinouts: The Top 5 UK Universities Helping Entrepreneurship Thrive
A new report measures the success of UK universities in converting research into successful companies.
Risk taking is part of the entrepreneurial culture. What is it? This fascinating movie would help us get an idea.
USA and UK female entrepreneurs face the highest levels of gender bias, a brand new survey by HSBC Private Banking reveals.
Kickstarter Partner With Factory Berlin To Foster Creative Communities
Kickstarter and Factory Berlin join forces to boost creativity.
The Story of Yves Klein
How the story of Yves Klein can inspire startuppers in establishing their brands. A guest post by Invaluable.
UK Start-Ups: How Can You Deal With No-Deal?
How is your start-up preparing for Brexit? What’s your biggest no-deal concern? How can you deal with no-deal?
What It Really Is Like Being an Entrepreneur (Ep. 1)
Goncalo de Vasconcelos, founder of the equity crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, shares his journey on what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Startups: How to get funded?
Entrepreneur Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, shares her strategy to get funded.
What Are The Costs Of Chasing Your Business Dreams?
Following your dreams comes with many challenges. A guest post by Turbo.
Less than 1% of startups survives. Why?
6 Tomorrow’s Inspiring Business Talents
Six inspiring young entrepreneurs have overcome fierce competition to impress the country’s business leaders with their innovation and business capability and have been selected by NEF Fast Track, the UK’s leading entrepreneur development programme, for the prestigious David Pearl Pitch Prize & CVC Young Innovators award.
When Blockchain Becomes an Open Innovation Platform
A brand-new project promises to revolutionize the industry by creating scale for the benefit of the customer and the industry alike.
Kissed by the Wind: Q&A With Ripple
Ripple is a clean energy ownership platform with an aim to enable people to own new, large scale wind farms and have the clean, low cost, stable priced power they produce supplied to their homes. We met with them in the aftermath of their equity crowdfunding campaign to find out more about their project.
Vodafone Launches the Fourth Round of its Global Social Impact Accelerator to Empower Women in Tech
Partners are the Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie.
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