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How a Small Village Farmer Inspired Hugh Jackman to Challenge the Coffee Industry

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Six years ago, Hugh Jackman traveled to Ethiopia and met Dukale. That was the beginning of an inspiring story

Teleport to Ethiopia: Charity Water Masters Next Gen VR Story Telling

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

4 Types of Basic Value Propositions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For example, if your competitor is outsourcing to China, you''ll might outsource to, say, Ethiopia, where labor costs are even lower.

“It’s hard to convey the impact seeing the work in person has on people” – Charity: Water’s Scott Harrison on Making a Difference

Hunter Walker

Imagine installing them on every single well in Ethiopia. It’s made for the afri-dev well, and there are more than 1 million of them in Africa.

5 Great Companies That Make Money & Do Good

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Need a little inspiration? Check the creative spark behind these socially conscious business models. They already inspire me.

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Inside the Entrepreneur's Brain With the Start-up Doctor

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What do hyper-creatives, emergency room nurses, and CEOs have in common? Dr. Aaron Blackledge has identified a particular neuro-chemical pattern.

How Scott Harrison Wins Over a Crowd

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The charity: water founder offers his tips for connecting, affecting, and bringing people around to your cause. million. How does Harrison do it?

Examples Needed: Reciprocity

How to Change the World

Robert Cialdini tells a great story about how the people of Ethiopia provided money to Mexico in 1985 despite the crushing hardships in Ethiopia. This was because Mexico supported Ethiopia when Italy invaded it in 1937. I'm looking for more examples of reciprocity that's above and beyond the call of duty.

10 Amazing Microfinance Success Stories

YoungUpstarts

Likelesh Gebru, Ethiopia. In 2006, Muhammad Yunus, the bank’s founder and “the father of microfinance,” won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Women@theFrontier: The Power of Empowering

Grade A Entrepreneurs

There was huge attendance and great panelists, including Lt. Jackie Parker , the first woman Air Force pilot to attend U.S.

Inside the (Increasingly American) Start-up Boom in Brazil

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Taxes are prohibitively high and the red tape is miles long. But a growing number of American entrepreneurs and VCs are putting down roots in Brazil.

When to Pay a Premium for Your Company Domain Name

Startup Professionals Musings

ne), and Ethiopia (.et) Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium? Magazine. Need wedding shoes? co), Oman (.om),

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Some thoughts on adoption

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Why Ethiopia? I don’t run around asking people why they chose to have biological children vs. adoption – I expect people to give me the same privacy around why we adopted and why we adopted from Ethiopia). Tags: Ethiopia I expect I’ll see some of that again, but I’m hoping to do a better job ignoring it this time. Why adopt?

Some thoughts on adoption

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Why Ethiopia? I don’t run around asking people why they chose to have biological children vs. adoption – I expect people to give me the same privacy around why we adopted and why we adopted from Ethiopia). Tags: Ethiopia I expect I’ll see some of that again, but I’m hoping to do a better job ignoring it this time. Why adopt?

Startup Weekend Helsinki gets new Teams formed around Ideas

ArcticStartup

The themes, if you could find a trend, were social networks, Ethiopia, and platforms designed to do virtually what Startup Weekend does in real life.

The things they say

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Tags: Ethiopia

The things they say

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Tags: Ethiopia

Editor's Letter: Inspirations

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Later, I discovered that as a result of the generosity of others, I had won a trip to Ethiopia to see firsthand the improved health and happiness that Scott and his wife, Viktoria, have brought to that dry, rock-strewn nation. Traditionally, successful people turned their attention to the woes of the world only after they made their bundle.

11 Compelling TED Talks On Money

YoungUpstarts

Money talks, but what it has to say happens to be grimmer than, “Timmy is trapped in a well.” Laurie Santos: A monkey economy as irrational as our own.

The Charity That's Reinventing the Nonprofit Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

One company offered to ship the rig to Ethiopia for free. When Scott Harrison asked Inc. Last year Scott Harrison took the stage at the Inc.

How an Uber driver’s story gave me the confidence I needed

Jeff Hilimire

He was flying back to Ethiopia from Italy (he lived for many years in Italy, I had learned early in our drive) and spotted a woman sitting several rows in front of him and he immediately decided, “I’m going to marry that woman.” I love Uber. And I think if you sign up with this link , we both get a free ride. Inspiration

How Much Should You Pay For a Great Domain Name?

Startup Professionals Musings

ne), and Ethiopia (.et) Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium? Magazine. Need wedding shoes? co), Oman (.om),

Globalgiving.com - Charity 2.0

Media VC

I received a gift card r ecently and donated to a project for clean water in Ethiopia (most folks ha ve a climate issue that th ey particularly resonate wit h and water's mine). T here are projects across t he globe that deal w ith children, disaster rec overy, climate chang e.the list (unfortunately ) is endless.

Idan Raichel in Boston

Venture Cyclist

The music is catchy and moody all at once, mostly Hebrew and Amharic (from Ethiopia) and other languages mixed in. Back in the fall, I was a little envious of Jacob Ner David who talked about taking his son to a Hadag Nachash concert in Jerusalem. He is a modest performer, letting the vocalists and his musicians take most of the limelight.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

crowdSPRING Blog

Now, I may be the reigning champion of Christmas Party Beer Pong here at crowdSPRING (no big deal…) but this next company may have me beat.