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

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

The Article:Billionaires Invest $3.5M in Firm Bringing Marginalized Youth into the Digital Economy
The Publisher:Forbes
The Scoop:iMerit is a social enterprise firm that trains young women in developing nations in digital services. And, according to venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, it “can play a transformative role in the future of work.”

The Article:The Next Wave of Development Finance Innovation
The Publisher:Devex
The Scoop:Development impact bonds and social success notes are just a few of the emerging financial opportunities to help connect commercial finance to the field of development.

The Article:Facebook Looks To Assert Itself as a Force for Social Good
The Publisher:Mashable
The Scoop:After years on the cutting edge of innovation and technological development, Mark Zuckerberg is pivoting Facebook into its next big stage: doing social good.

The Article:How to Build a Prototype Without a Technical Co-Founder
The Publisher:Inc.
The Scoop:From creative control to gaining a new skill, there are many reasons to hold off on finding a co-founder to help you build your vision.

The Article:The Multiplier Effect: How Our Impact on the World is Amplified When We Work Together
The Publisher:Huffington Post
The Scoop:Investing in young leaders, prioritizing philanthropy and learning from your employees can help foster meaningful work and relationships—both of which are keys to making impactful change.

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

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