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What you need to know this week. Brought to you by The Venture and Fast Company.

The Article:Don’t Throw Your “Dumb” Business Idea Away. It Can Bring You A Fortune
The Publisher:Forbes
The Scoop:Even successful startups like Uber and Airbnb were hard sells at first. Here are a few reasons why an outlandish idea could actually be the ticket to success.

The Article:Australia’s Answer To Tesla: Indigenous Firm AllGrid Shines In Solar Battery Industry
The Publisher:The Guardian
The Scoop:As interest in solar power batteries grows thanks to Tesla’s exciting Powerwall model, an indigenous-owned Australian startup hopes to compete at just one third the cost.

The Article:Fifty Enterprise Startups You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Who Really Are Changing The World
The Publisher:Business Insider
The Scoop:From Bomberbot, an app that teaches children to code to Natural Pad, a gamified physical therapy tool, these are 50 startups poised to make major impact in 2016.

The Article:What Kenya’s Biggest Slum Can Teach Us About Saving Cities From Floods
The Publisher:Vox
The Scoop:A group of architects, designers and civil engineers came together to try and solve the flooding and sanitary issues plaguing one of Kenya’s largest slums—and they may have come away with a strategy that could help many all around the world avoid the same problems.

The Article:Indian Women Entrepreneurs at Startup India: Things Are Better, But Much More Needs To Change
The Publisher:Quartz
The Scoop:India is quickly becoming one of the most exciting and booming tech hubs in the world, but its women still face many challenges on their way to entrepreneurship.

CHIVAS VENTURE IMPACT: OUR ALUMNI’S SUCCESS
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CHIVAS VENTURE IMPACT: OUR ALUMNI’S SUCCESS

Over the years, we’ve helped social entrepreneurs from across the world make a difference through our annual competition.

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Xilinat crowned the winner of the 2019 Chivas Venture!
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Xilinat crowned the winner of the 2019 Chivas Venture!

The social enterprise from Mexico, receives $310K in no strings attached funding to help scale and go global.

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