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El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Graduates Women Business Owners from the Dreambuilder Program

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Entrepreneurs from Calama, Alto El Loa, María Elena and Tocopilla in Chile recently finished the Dreambuilder training program and received their diplomas.

Booz Allen Hamilton, SEED SPOT, AWIS, The Vinetta Project, and BEACON DC Hosted Women-in-Tech Pitch Night

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December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Booz Allen Hamilton, SEED SPOT, the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), the Vinetta Project, and BEACON DC co-hosted an action-packed Pitch Night on Friday, December 7th. The event showcased the innovative ventures of women entrepreneurs who are creating tech-enabled solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

Tools to Power Small Business Lending

From Moody's 2017 CSR Report
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Information and education are the keys to unlocking credit, which is essential to helping small businesses achieve success. At Moody’s, we’re creating greater economic opportunities for small businesses through tools and analytics that make financial information more transparent and actionable.

MARQ and CashFlowTool.com

eBay UK Raises £105,000 in 24 Hours for Youth Charity

Benefitting The Prince’s Trust, the money raised will help provide training, mentoring and funding for budding young entrepreneurs.
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At eBay, we strive to create opportunity for all. Supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses in communities all over the world is central to our mission.  

That’s why we’ve recently entered into a partnership to help raise funds and awareness for youth charity The Prince’s Trust. Through its Enterprise programme the charity works with 18-30 year old budding entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into a business reality by providing them with training, mentoring, funding and a variety of other resources.

Retail Revival: Hello Lansing!

By: Chris Librie, Head of Global Impact and Giving, eBay
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After six months in Akron, the program has expanded to Lansing, Michigan with more than 50 participating small businesses.

Thinking Outside the Can: How PepsiCo Is Helping Entrepreneurs While Spurring Innovation

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From JetBlue’s “BlueBud” initiative to help small food companies to Patagonia’s funding of entrepreneurial ideas with its “$20 Million & Change” program, investing in small businesses and startups has been a trending initiative for many big businesses in recent years. Now one of the largest global brands is joining the fray, creating a win-win scenario for all parties involved.

SEED SPOT Entrepreneurs Pitch Impact-Driven Ventures at Booz Allen’s Innovation Center

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To conclude two days of idea exploration, customer validation, market analysis, and prototyping, SEED SPOT hosted a Pitch Night at Booz Allen’s Innovation Center on Thursday, September 13 from 6:00-8:00pm. A group of up-and-coming impact-driven entrepreneurs will pitch their ventures to a live community audience of fellow entrepreneurs, startup ecosystem builders, and potential investors.

Connecting Entrepreneurs with Industry Leaders

by John ‘JR’ Reale, Station Houston Co-founder & CEO
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As part of our efforts to be at the forefront of industry solutions, Station Houston, Houston’s hub for technology and innovation, has partnered with Bechtel, one of the world’s most respected engineering, construction, and project management companies. The partnership focuses on enhancing opportunities by mentoring and engaging with local entrepreneurs regarding EPC industry challenges.

SEED SPOT and Booz Allen Double Down on Supporting the Washington, DC Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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SEED SPOT and Booz Allen Hamilton are doubling down on their mission of supporting Washington, DC’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to spur startup innovation as a force for good. Their strategic partnership provides early-stage impact-driven entrepreneurs with business fundamentals, mentorship, resources, and access to capital to create businesses that positively impact the world.

Whole Planet Foundation | Dispatch From the Field - Impact Dashboard Update

Serving the Unserved With Microcredit
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Thanks to our microfinance partners around the globe who are working diligently daily to serve the world's poorest people, the average first microloan size we fund decreased over several fiscal quarters from $187 to $184 then $182 to now $180. What does this signify? That our partners continue to serve the unserved and that Whole Planet Foundation funds have created 15 million opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs to lift themselves and their family members  out of poverty.

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