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Positive Impact and Celebration of Entrepreneurship

Tell us how entrepreneurship positively impacts other areas of society.

New businesses can lead to more than just a new product or service in the market;  in fact entrepreneurship can have a positive impact on many aspects of society, from job creation and increased civic investment to leadership training and community development.

What are some examples of new ventures and the positive impact they've had on the communities and people around them? In what way do you believe entrepreneurship can have a ripple effect on the rest of a community or society? And what are great stories of celebration of start-up successes and how have you seen them celebrated effectively? Or even of entrepreneurs who tried several ventures before hitting on a successful one?

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Kairos 50 aims to celebrate university student innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide. It creates a global network of students who aim to solve some of the world's challenges.

Kairos 50 aims to celebrate university student innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide. It creates a global network of students who aim to solve some of the world's challenges.

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Today, I met Veronika Scott, a Detroit-based entrepreneur who has created a sustainable business that employs the homeless, gives them employment, make them independent. So naturally, I pulled out the Interview kit. Here are the answers and insights.

Today, I met Veronika Scott, a Detroit-based entrepreneur who has created a sustainable business that employs the homeless, gives them employment, make them independent. So naturally, I pulled out the Interview kit. Here are the answers and insights.

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No matter how large or small, a business is part of the community in which it operates. There are a variety of creative ways they can give back to the local community such as sponsoring a marathon for entrepreneurs and new business employees.

No matter how large or small, a business is part of the community in which it operates. There are a variety of creative ways they can give back to the local community such as sponsoring a marathon for entrepreneurs and new business employees.

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Most of the time new start-up business is motivated by passion and a successful one would be able to bring people/company along this passion. FAB.com talks about how they do it through design. (http://www.inc.com)

Most of the time new start-up business is motivated by passion and a successful one would be able to bring people/company along this passion. FAB.com talks about how they do it through design. (http://www.inc.com)

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littleBits manufactures brightly-colored, Lego-like circuit pieces that connect with magnets. Each piece has its own function (one is a switch, one is a light, one is a button, etc), and they are incredibly easy to use, without any formal training.

littleBits manufactures brightly-colored, Lego-like circuit pieces that connect with magnets. Each piece has its own function (one is a switch, one is a light, one is a button, etc), and they are incredibly easy to use, without any formal training.

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The STARTENT project invited Students, Young people and New Entrepreneurs from the European Union to participate in the STARTENT European Entrepreneurship Awards.

The STARTENT project invited Students, Young people and New Entrepreneurs from the European Union to participate in the STARTENT European Entrepreneurship Awards.

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One point that makes it difficult for viral marketing in the EU maybe the need of the "second opinion". So a test center or test organisation could help to get professional testing results that are affordable or even free for startups.

One point that makes it difficult for viral marketing in the EU maybe the need of the "second opinion". So a test center or test organisation could help to get professional testing results that are affordable or even free for startups.

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Tech All Stars connects twelve of the best startups from accelerators and web camp competitions across Europe with top EU funding sources, successful entrepreneurs, and hot networking opportunities. Prize to be given by Vice president Neelie Kroes.

Tech All Stars connects twelve of the best startups from accelerators and web camp competitions across Europe with top EU funding sources, successful entrepreneurs, and hot networking opportunities. Prize to be given by Vice president Neelie Kroes.

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web entrepreneurship is like architecture of slum areas in big cities.AN idea comes to mind , some inspiration, motivations, and a website is born Web democratic essence is fasinating but it can be regulated, it can be trimmed and nourished.

web entrepreneurship is like architecture of slum areas in big cities.AN idea comes to mind , some inspiration, motivations, and a website is born Web democratic essence is fasinating but it can be regulated, it can be trimmed and nourished.

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RentStuff.com is a start-up launched by a team of Vanderbilt Owen MBA students at Nashville, Tennessee (US). The goal is to help people to earn profits by renting their stuff, and to take care of the environment by reducing unnecesary consumption.
RentStuff.com is a start-up launched by a team of Vanderbilt Owen MBA students at Nashville, Tennessee (US). The goal is to help people to earn profits by renting their stuff, and to take care of the environment by reducing unnecesary consumption.

RentStuff.com is a start-up launched by a team of Vanderbilt Owen MBA students at Nashville, Tennessee (US). The goal is to help people to earn profits by renting their stuff, and to take care of the environment by reducing unnecesary consumption.

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