“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
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.”
The Story of Yves Klein
How the story of Yves Klein can inspire startuppers in establishing their brands. A guest post by Invaluable.
London Holds VC Reins in Europe As Paris and Berlin Gain Ground
€10.6bn have been invested by VCs in European companies in H1 2019 reporting a+61% YoY. However they prefer to invest in more established businesses.
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.
Surviving the Start-up Ecosystem
In this guest post, Consilience Venture Team proposes five tips to start-up CEOs or Founders.
This UK biotech startup is working to make hair loss history.
Seedrs Goes AI, But It Is Not The Gala Season Opener
UK crowdfunding platform is about to launch a passive fund following in SyndicateRoom’s steps.
Startups: Making a Global Impact
Equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announces 2019 Investor Summit theme.
UK Equity Crowdfunding in Q3 2018
What Beauhurst’s data reveal and who leads the market.
How Risky Are Companies Searching For Equity Crowdfunding? [Paper]
Investors should be cognizant that while equity crowdfunding might provide prospects for good financial returns in the future, the flip side is that firms on these platforms are high risk in nature.
Whippersnappers Behind The Curtains
How the new generation of art entrepreneurs is using equity crowdfunding to innovate the art industry. EXCLUSIVE.
Microsoft Backs a Brand-New Equity Crowdfunding Platform
Based in London, Stakeholderz is a spinout of the talent recruitment firm Intramezzo.
Startupbootcamp FinTech Seeks International Startups Focused on Latin America
Latin America FinTech program invites all early-stage startups from around the world to apply.
No Budget For Marketing? Go Crowdfunding
How editorially-led shopping platform Own The Look is using crowdfunding as a digital marketing strategy.
5 Things Caroline Hoffmann Told Forbes
Interviewed by Forbes, Republics’ Caroline Hoffmann presented their crytpo platform.
How to Use Blockchain to Build a Secure and Integrated Health System
Why is it that even in the era of the Internet I can’t access my own medical records? Emie-Claude Lamoureux writes.
7 Years of 30% Growth for Investors in UK Early-Stage Equities
Life-science businesses report the highest-valued exit while fintech the highest rate of growth. De Vasconcelos: “Let’s see if cryptocurrencies can rival that.”
ICOs: Will They Become Mainstream in the Future?
The debate will continue to intensify.
SyndicateRoom Presents a Roundup of the UK’s Most Promising Scale-Up Businesses
Just 7 Top 100 businesses are led by a woman.
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