[Competition] Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards

YoungUpstarts

FMCG giant Unilever is once again putting out a call for practical ideas from young entrepreneurs to some of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges – back for the second year, the Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards is seeking scalable and sustainable products, services or applications that reduce environmental impact, improve health and well-being or enhance livelihoods through changes in practices or behaviors.

25 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your “job” can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality. We asked some entrepreneurs what they loved about “being their own boss.”. Being an entrepreneur has allowed me to have zero limits on what I can achieve. To me, as an entrepreneur, no one day is the same.

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7 Keys To Scaling A Startup into A Thriving Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As an advisor to many startups today, I still see that most of you entrepreneurs see yourselves as the sole driver of your new solution, and the key driver of your new business. scale it solo entrepreneur startup team

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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6 Today Strategies For Creating The Next Killer Brand

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet, as a business advisor, every entrepreneur I meet assumes that they are destined to become the next killer brand in their space, like Tesla is to all-electric vehicles, and Apple is to smart phones.

Brian Sheth Invests in Water-Device Startup Pani Systems Inc.

The Startup Magazine

Allen Tsai is an experienced entrepreneur with many connections in the startup world. Tsai got the idea for Pani when he helped to install a water pipeline in 2018 that delivers clean water to rural areas to Nepal.

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[Event] Japanese Startup Moso Wins Startup Asia Jakarta

YoungUpstarts

Grepsr , Nepal). Techinasia.com founder Willis Wee noted that Indonesian technology entrepreneurs are creating waves in the region and beyond. “There are entrepreneurs building solid products, solving problems, and putting in a lot of hard work to make things happen.” Japan-based video-editing startup Moso ( [link] ) has emerged as overall winner of Startup Asia ’s second international Startup Arena competition that took place in Jakarta last week.

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Top 3 Startup Winner: Digs

The Startup Magazine

FUND is a national connector of entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, and industry experts with a focus on deal flow and making connections. We have sent hundreds of volunteers to help communities in need, all the way from Haiti to Nepal. At this year’s FUND Conference in Chicago, Illinois, over 100 startups presented their early-stage companies in front of hundreds of investors and industry leaders.

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Join Techbikers 2016 – Paris to London

VC Cafe

I invite you to join Techbikers 2016 , and cycle from Paris to London with fellow entrepreneurs, investors and techies. Over the past 5 years, we’ve sponsored the building of 5 schools, 8 libraries and 3,000 scholarships for girls in Nepal, Cambodia and India. Why do we do this? To help children get access to education in the developing world by raising money for Room to Read.

Twitter Link Roundup #271 – Textbook Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

The 6 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Needs crowdspring.co/1EKX2QK. Simple yet epic productivity hacks for creative entrepreneurs crowdspring.co/1A7CPJf. Shigeru Ban to help relief efforts in Nepal crowdspring.co/1bV9XIQ. Too weird, right? Metallica? Mellow? But perhaps a great way to start the weekend, am I right? A hard act to follow, perhaps, but get yourself ready, because it’s time now for our weekly Roundup!

Twitter Link Roundup #272 – Picture-perfect Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

How Open-Source Software Will Speed Up Rebuilding Nepal’s Historic Sites crowdspring.co/1KSJWFW. Twitter link roundups ads advertising animation branding copywriting crowdsourcing design entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook industrial design innovation leadership marketing mobile motion design package design pr product design public relations small biz small business Social media startups twitter visual effects writingWe get some cool projects on crowdSPRING.

Creating a movement

VC Cafe

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. Whether you’re a social entrepreneur, politician, or just a citizen making a difference, do good – it’s contagious! “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” — Dr. Seuss, The Lorax.

VC Cafe Turns 9

VC Cafe

We raised over $200,000 so far for Room to Read, helping build 4 schools, 8 libraries and fund 3,000 scholarships for girls to attend school in Nepal, India and Cambodia. Founder advice - A friend once told me that one of his best sources for post ideas are emails with questions he gets from entrepreneurs. It’s a *messy* directory of tools of the trade for entrepreneurs. Last week LinkedIn reminded me that it’s been 9 years since I started VC Cafe (Dec 2005).

Interview with Jesse Katz, Founder of EF Buys

Growthink Blog

I recently had the opportunity to interview Jesse Katz, entrepreneur and founder of www.efbuys.com. EF Buys is Groupon for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs in 3rd world countries are very near to my heart. In 2009 I spent 10 months volunteering and traveling in South East Asia, India and Nepal. Here's what he had to say: 1. What is EF Buys?

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

VC Cafe

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. This year, the thanks go to Google For Entrepreneurs, Yandex, Fried Frank and Get Taxi. A month from now, 70 people in the London tech industry will be (hopefully) on the last leg of a 320km (200 miles) cycle ride from Paris to London.

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

online.wsj.com

An entrepreneur with a hot technology and venture-capital funding becomes a billionaire in his 20s. Failure often is harder on entrepreneurs who lose money that theyve borrowed on credit cards or from friends and relatives than it is on those who raised venture capital. Venture capitalists make high-risk investments and expect some of them to fail, and entrepreneurs who raise venture capital often draw salaries, he says. Want to be an entrepreneur? Facebook. Twitter.

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

David Teten

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. A serial entrepreneur, inventor and investor specializing in technology-enabled growth businesses, Mr. Stewart is the founder of Urgent Group, a venture development firm and the founder and managing director of Geometric Group, LLC and Urgent Ventures, LLC, both focused on seed-stage investments.

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11 Unusual Ways To Market Your Startup Brand in 2016

Brandanew

Nothing will stop you as entrepreneurs and dreamers in the next year. Take a note from Facebook’s frequent support of social events from the ALS ice bucket challenge to the Nepal earthquake donations. The Internet has democratized our world. You can be Pete Cashmore at 19 creating Mashable. You can be Jan Koum and bring WhatsApp to the world in your 30s. Except the question: what are the new digital trends , how do you market your Startup brand in 2016?