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The Article: The technological transformation of social enterprise
The Publisher: The Guardian
The Scoop:Learn how technology has started a movement in social entrepreneurship, creating unique businesses ranging from storytelling platforms to landmine detection.
The Article: How Innovative Young Africans Are Fixing A Broken EducationSystem
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: The Jumpstart Academy is changing the landscape in Cameroon and Nigeria by cultivating leadership and an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving.
The Article: Uber Holds the Key to Disrupting Our Impact Measurement Elitism
The Publisher: Markets For Good
The Scoop:Uber is no social enterprise. However, its successful business model—which uses technology to do the heavy lifting—can be emulated in the business of impact measurement.
The Article: Decelerate to Accelerate
The Publisher: Stanford Social Innovation Review
The Scoop: No phones. No Internet. No distractions. Why slowing down is the key to a successful social business.
The Article: Impact Investor Global Partnerships Invests in Solar to Connect the Poor With Light
The Publisher: Huffington Post
The Scoop: How one social enterprise is bringing light—and changing lives—in the poorest parts of the world.