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The Article:Your Team Never Mattered So Much
The Scoop:To be able to solve today’s complex challenges, enterprises need to do away with traditional models of organizing and embrace the fluidity of a “team-of-teams” structure.
The Article:Harnessing Social Impact Investing
The Publisher:Huffington Post
The Scoop:About 19 percent of impact investments globally are directed toward firms and organizations in Latin America—causing a crucial watershed in the region.
The Article:Startups with Social Conscience Thrive in Cambodia
The Scoop:Cambodia is experiencing an entrepreneurial boom; and with so much of the population living below the poverty line, many of these businesses are working to help the community.
The Article:What a cross-country train trip taught me about entrepreneurship
The Scoop:A train ride leads to newfound connections and sources of inspiration, helping bring together diverse voices to solve common problems.
The Article:How I Became a Social Entrepreneur
The Scoop:A former Peace Corps volunteer discusses his journey from helping artisans in Panama sell their hand-woven bags to creating a company that aims to be a “Verizon for the Jungle.”