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

The Article:The Rise of the ‘Lite’ Incubator
The Publisher: Inc.
The Scoop:For those who are looking to reap the benefits of an incubator but are hesitant to give up equity of their project, a new type of idea-to-launch support groups might be the solution.

The Article:How Tesla Plans to Power the World
The Publisher:Devex Impact
The Scoop:Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company is pivoting towards high-end battery production that may one day help the 1.3 billion people in developing nations who are living without power.

The Article:Nonprofits Can Now Fundraise and Except Donations on Facebook
The Publisher:Gigaom
The Scoop:Following in the footsteps of crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, Facebook has created a new feature to help non-profit organizations with fundraising efforts.

The Article:MedicSMS Helps Diagnose Medical Emergencies via SMS in Developing Countries
The Publisher:TechCrunch
The Scoop:Despite a lack of access to dependable internet services, many citizens in developing countries do own smartphones. One startup is using this as an opportunity to provide medical advice and resources via text message for those who need it most.

The Article:Starting a Business is a Marathon: 5 Expert Tips For Avoiding Burnout
The Publisher: Mashable
The Scoop:From managing your expectations to prioritizing self-care, here are five tips to ensure you can last for the long haul as you launch your venture.

THE CHIVAS VENTURE IMPACT: OUR ALUMNI’S SUCCESS
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THE 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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