The Impact of Techbikers – Part II

VC Cafe

Nepal, May 2016. For the first time this year, I went to see the impact of Techbikers in Nepal. magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, but the aftermath is visible everywhere. That was the case for many of the RTR buildings in Nepal, as they’ve built with quality materials and are up to code regulation. It’s surprising how far the money can go in Nepal. 9 libraries established in India, Nepal, Cambodia, and Bangladesh.

A Story About a Startup Founded by an Immigrant

The Startup Magazine

Now, Cong Son Ta helps people in need from Africa, Syria, Nepal, and more. To do that, he gives back to the community. There is nothing quite like building a startup company from the ground up.

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28 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

Here in Nepal, we have 8 tallest peaks among the 14 in the world. Most of the adventure lovers while visit in Nepal, want to reach Base Camp of that 8 tallest peaks. Besides that, here in Nepal, we have numerous peaks which are above 6000m tall.

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[Competition] Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards

YoungUpstarts

Hosted online at Ashoka Changemakers - a community that connects social entrepreneurs around the globe to share ideas, inspire, and mentor each other – application for the competition is now open and will close midnight 1 August 2014. His idea is being turned into a repeatable model in communities throughout Indonesia.

Crowdsourcing The Indian Rupee Symbol

crowdSPRING Blog

India wanted to differentiate its currency from neighboring Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka – all of these countries used the abbreviation “Rs&#. Tags: Awesomeness community crowdsourcing design crowdsource rupee A few years ago, the British Royal Mint crowdsourced the design of new coins. That competition attracted 4,000 entries from 500 people. Anyone was eligible to compete.

Crowdsourcing The Indian Rupee Symbol

crowdSPRING Blog

India wanted to differentiate its currency from neighboring Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka – all of these countries used the abbreviation “Rs&#. Tags: Awesomeness community crowdsourcing design crowdsource rupee A few years ago, the British Royal Mint crowdsourced the design of new coins. That competition attracted 4,000 entries from 500 people. Anyone was eligible to compete.

My Water Pilgrimage:

Austin Startup

What spending 10 days in a remote village in Nepal has taught me about the role of technology in water sustainability and independence The Origin Story At an early age, my parents instilled in us a sense of empathy for the less fortunate and taught us to be mindful custodians of the world and its precious natural resources. Charity: water works with local NGO’s on the ground to deploy capital and resources to directly impact those in need in rural communities.

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Creating a movement

VC Cafe

To add more colour, I’ll draw examples from Techbikers, a non-profit bringing together the tech community around endurance cycling challenges, to bring education to children in the developing world, in partnership with Room to Read. We’re now over 500 strong, and have raised over $500,000 which were used to build 6 schools, 14 libraries and 300 scholarships for girls in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam and Tanzania. A community forms around a common goal.

Lean Goes Better with Coke – the Future of Corporate Innovation

Steve Blank

There are co-working spaces in basically every city in the world—from Nepal to New York. And in the same way it’s equally important for the company to authentically connect with the startup community. And we’ve found that once we built this bridge, we’ve been able to count on a lot of help from the startup community (and visa versa).

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What Asia and Facebook’s Free Internet Project Have in Common?

Transformify - Recruiting

Nepal. Nepal was in ruins and thousands were reported dead or missing. The donations have most probably been utilized and the tourists are reluctant to visit Nepal. Although Mark Zuckerberg’s plea to the tech community to put those without basic Internet service before their interest in "the intellectual purity of technology" might not be completely altruistic, the positive effects of free Internet are tremendous. Days before the earthquake in April 2015.

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Exploring The Everyday: Janji Wants You To Change The World By Running

View from Seed

These organizations are on the ground, active in the communities so that the people who live here know it’s not just a bunch of people who work in some office in the U.S. When we’re finding these partners and trying to support these partners we want to make sure that they are being capital effective but also are really ingrained the community to make the most difference.

The Story of Techbikers (You can Play a role too)

VC Cafe

A combination of wanting to do good and yearning to be part of a strong startup community in London. Since we started Techbikers in 2012, 120 techies cycled from Paris to London and we’ve raised over 100,000 pounds for Room to Read , creating 3 schools, 4 libraries and 3,000 scholarships for girls in India and Nepal. If I could motivate the founders and community members to channel all of their passion and perseverance into doing something for the good of society?—?we

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Interview with Jesse Katz, Founder of EF Buys

Growthink Blog

Small business owners are very well meaning at heart, but very few business have the time or money to make a change in the community. In 2009 I spent 10 months volunteering and traveling in South East Asia, India and Nepal. I recently had the opportunity to interview Jesse Katz, entrepreneur and founder of www.efbuys.com. Here's what he had to say: 1. What is EF Buys? EF Buys is Groupon for entrepreneurs.

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25 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

As the co-founder of the Virtual Global Consultant (VGC) Group, I love the fact that we have created employment in underserved communities globally. We are generating employment for countries such as the United States, Philippines, Canada, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Ghana and Nepal. Don’t forget to join our #IamCEO Community. Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Nine Killed in Nepal Avalanche An avalanche swept away climbers on a Himalayan peak in Nepal, leaving at least nine dead and six others missing, officials said. Journal Community. Journal Community. A community of WSJ readers interested in franchising news, trends and issues. Journal Community. Answers allows you to tap the knowledge of Community members. The language you used does not comply with community standards. Journal Community.

Global Hiring Made Easy

Transformify

We believe that a social enterprise should not charge people in need of a job for providing them with an employment opportunity that will have a positive impact not only on them, but also on the local communities and the society at large. First, it was Nepal. Our business partners are socially responsible companies willing to transform jobs in an attempt to revitalize local communities and change people's life for good, while getting access to great talent worldwide.

6/16: What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

David Teten

Our session looks at the rise of socially enabled platforms that blend commerce with community, where reputations trump credit ratings, and where hyper-distributed service businesses outgrow traditional monolithic suppliers. Mr. Black came to New York in 2005, founded SustainabiliTV.com, producers of ‘The Business Case for Sustainability’ and produced several important films in Darfur and Nepal.

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