Supporting Guatemala Honey Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneurial Mind

My colleague here at Belmont University, Jose Gonzalez, has been working with a group of students to assist honey farmers in Guatemala. They all spent time in Guatemala over part of the Christmas break and are now back working on plans to help these farmers.

Startups from Around the World at SXSW


By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There were startups from Guatemala and Germany, Malaga, Spain, France, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Sweden and more at the invitation-only SXSW Global Startup Forum at City Hall. In addition to local dignitaries like Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and SXSW Interactive Director Hugh Forrest, was a panel of venture […] The post Startups from Around the World at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

[Review] The Social Entrepreneur’s Handbook


Scofield, the president and CEO of FINCA – a charitable organization that offers micro loans to the world’s lowest income entrepreneurs – shares his own, sometimes very personal, experiences, ranging from being as a Peace Corp volunteer in Guatemala to running FINCA.

10 Recent Neuromarketing Research Studies (and Their Real-World Takeaways)


Failure to CAPTCHA Attention: Null Results from an Honesty Priming Experiment in Guatemala”. Stewart Kettle and his four co-authors (in addition to earning “Academic Article Title ‘Pun of the Year’”) tried to see if CAPTCHA messaging could improve tax collection in Guatemala.

6 Forward-thinking Businesses That Are Making the World a Better Place

Up and Running

Image via Warby Parker, of a child who received donated glasses. As we begin the year, it’s always helpful to look back and reflect on the things that went particularly well. While it’s easy to learn from others’ mistakes, there’s a lot to be said for emulating ideas that work.

Entrepreneurship as Community Builder

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Another example comes from a group of Belmont University students who traveled to Guatemala as part of their entrepreneurship studies. Effort improves farmers' lives The town of Chajul, located in the mountainous region of Quiche in northern Guatemala, suffered some of the most brutal violence of the country's 30-year civil war. Its predominantly indigenous community continues to be one of the most economically distressed in Guatemala.

The April cS Award and the March cS Award Winners!

crowdSPRING Blog

He currently lives in Guatemala but is originally from the U.S. Back in 2011, we announced a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. The April cS Award.

Bridging the Gap: How Semantic Web can move into the mainstream through SXSW

Austin Startup

The small country of Guatemala is contributing positively to the advent of web 3.0? One can argue that “it was not in vain” that the Ancient Mayan people of Guatemala are known to have been the pioneers in the use of “zero” amongst all the great World civilizations. A version of this post originally appeared on Juan Sequeda’s blog.

12 Questions: Meet Pamela Harvey (USA)

crowdSPRING Blog

We lived in Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, and Colombia. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects.

Crazy! 189 Answers To The Top Startup Questions On Your Mind

Maple Butter. Search for: Videos. About. You are here: Home » Hiring » Crazy! 189 Answers To The Top Startup Questions On Your Mind. Crazy! 189 Answers To The Top Startup Questions On Your Mind.