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SAP to Promote Job Creation and Drive Technology Innovation Through Investments in East African Entrepreneurs

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SAP NEWSBYTE — April 22, 2015  /3BL Media/ —  In alignment with the Skills for Africa initiative from SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), which promotes education to improve the problem of chronic youth unemployment and expand the IT workforce, SAP and Acumen today announced an investment in a program for social entrepreneurs in East Africa, designed to help the companies grow and scale.

Targeting Social Problems in South Africa at Their Root Causes

Volkswagen offers "help for self-help"
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For its social projects in South Africa, Volkswagen's focus is on education and on helping people help themselves.

Discover how social responsibility is brought to life in South Africa (YouTube).

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For its social projects in South Africa, Volkswagen's focus is on education and on helping people help themselves.

Discover how social responsibility is brought to life in South Africa (YouTube).

Freeport-McMoRan’s DreamBuilder Program Launches in the United States

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May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Thunderbird School of Global Management will launch an English-language version of the Freeport-McMoRan DreamBuilder program.

Freeport-McMoRan’s DreamBuilder program is designed for women entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a small business. The online learning program is available throughout the United States in association with the Small Business Administration.

Cox Business and Inc. Magazine Call for Contestants at Get Started NOLA

Savvy business owners invited to pitch at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week in exclusive competition
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NEW ORLEANS, February 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ —Start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business owners in Louisiana are invited to demonstrate their savvy business plan or new idea for feedback by a panel of judges including Lauren Thom of Fleurty Girl at Get Started New Orleans for a chance to win a $10,000 prize package. Get Started NOLA will take place during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week on Mar. 25 from 5:30 – 7:45 p.m. at The Chicory.  Candidates interested in pitching their idea can apply now until Mar. 8, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.

Helping New Businesses Find An Oasis In The California Desert

Time Warner Cable Broadband Supports New Entrepreneurs, Innovators in Coachella Valley
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By Jay Gormley

As a Director of Content Development & Production for Time Warner Cable, I have the privilege of telling our company's story through video and film. Oh sure, there are lots of great products and services to spotlight at TWC, but often it's the support we provide to our communities that really sets our company apart.

Here at TWC, we are always searching for the next great talent, and one way of doing that is by backing the young innovators of tomorrow.

Let's face it. It's one thing to have a great idea, but then what?

Student Entrepreneurs from China Crowned as 2014 Enactus World Cup Champions

Young People from All Over the World Compete in Front of Global Business Leaders
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October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Enactus, an international nonprofit that brings together more than 66,000 student members from 1,650 universities to empower people in need, today announced that the Enactus team from North China Electric Power University, a part of the Enactus China program, emerged as the champions of the 2014 Enactus World Cup. Each team presented the work they conduct as part of the day-to-day business of their on-campus Enactus teams: innovative, life-changing projects that use entrepreneurial action to create life-changing community impact.

World's Leading Young Social Entrepreneurs Meet at the 2014 Enactus World Cup

University Students from Around the World to Showcase Entrepreneurial Action in Beijing
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October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Enactus, an international nonprofit that brings together more than 66,000 student members from 1,650 universities to empower people in need, today kicked off the 2014 Enactus World Cup. The World Cup will see national champions from 34 countries compete by showcasing innovative projects that use entrepreneurial action to create real community impact.

Read About 9 More Enactus Teams Hoping the Win the World Cup

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Meet nine more the teams that will be competing for the 2014 Enactus World Cup. Stay tuned for more team profiles! If you missed the first nine, check them out here:  http://3blmedia.com/News/Meet-first-9-teams-competing-Enactus-World-Cup

Your Business Idea Is Crazy. Why That's A Good Thing

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One of the young entrepreneurs supported by SAP CSR’s emerging entrepreneurship initiative has been featured on Inc.com.  The article,Your Business Idea Is Crazy. Why That's A Good Thing, highlights Solidarium, started by Tiago Dalvi at 19,  gained major backers like SAP and Endeavor, despite skepticism in the ideas of a young, relatively unknown business leader.

 

Macomb Community College and JPMorgan Chase Launch $2.7 Million Innovation Fund to Support Detroit-Area Entrepreneurs

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Macomb’s 60th anniversary celebration is stage for exciting initiative to stimulate economic development and is part of JPMorgan Chase’s $100 million commitment to Detroit’s economic recovery

Commended by Michigan Governor Snyder and Detroit Mayor Duggan, Innovation Fund will provide start-ups and emerging businesses with capital and internship opportunities for Macomb students

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Macomb’s 60th anniversary celebration is stage for exciting initiative to stimulate economic development and is part of JPMorgan Chase’s $100 million commitment to Detroit’s economic recovery

Commended by Michigan Governor Snyder and Detroit Mayor Duggan, Innovation Fund will provide start-ups and emerging businesses with capital and internship opportunities for Macomb students

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