Live now: The founder of The Muse answers your entrepreneurship questions via video. Get involved!

The Next Web

Before founding The Muse, Kathryn worked on vaccine introduction in Rwanda and Malawi with the Clinton Health Access Initiative and previously at the management consultancy McKinsey & Company. Got a question for Kathryn? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live.

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8 startups that leveraged products for social good, and where they’re headed in 2014

The Next Web

Charity:water’s latest campaign for 2014 is focused around donating to the people of Malawi, Africa. There are a litany of points to consider when you’re launching a startup, namely: “What’s the company purpose?,” or “What’s unique about my brand that’ll make people care and pay attention?”.

18 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

For every bottle sold, we give 5 years of clean water to a person in Ghana (we’ve helped people in Namibia and Malawi in the past too!). Each business has a story.

Many Many Moments of Lift

Reid Hoffman

But while the Foundation initially believed that increasing distribution of basic vaccines would be the best way to make an impact in this realm, a conversation Melinda had with a young mother in Malawi led to a new realization.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: CorpsAfrica

crowdSPRING Blog

They are currently working in Morocco and Malawi, but hope to expand to all 54 African nations. The stress of the holidays and debauchery of the New Year has faded away and, for a lot of us, this means we try to get serious about things we want to change in our lives.

Twitter Link Roundup #78 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Malawi Boy Builds Windmill Out of Junk – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Jedi Mind Tricks: 17 Lesser Known Ways to Persuade People

ConversionXL

The data pitch contained statistics about food shortages in Malawi, lack of rain in Zambia, and the dislocation of millions in Angola. You want to be persuasive. The power to influence people to get what you want is sometimes all it takes to be successful.

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