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Hack the Future Now! A hackathon to solve social issues | Down To ...

Hack the Future Now! A hackathon to solve social issues | Down To ... | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
These people are here because they are participating in a hackathon, called “Hack the Future Now!”, co-organised by Arizuka (the first crowdfunding platform dedicated to social innovation, solidarity and sustainability), the ...
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Great! A hackaton with the goal to come up with innovative websites, apps and devices to resolve a series of social issues. The keywords of the weekend were innovation, creativity and breakthrough. #socent
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Why Cross-Sector Partnerships Are Increasingly Essential to ...

Why Cross-Sector Partnerships Are Increasingly Essential to ... | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
To really make headway on the most urgent global challenges, leaders need to form cross-sector partnerships that allow the pooling of their diverse skills and abilities. Since it launched in 2005, the Clinton Global Initiative ...
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Couldn't agree more. Cross-sectorial partnerships are of great importance to make new innovative societal solutions sustainable! 

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Sociala medier i skolan oavsett bakgrund

Sociala medier i skolan oavsett bakgrund | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Jag har tidigare skrivit om vad som kan bli synligt i elevers lärande när de använder sociala medier och nu är jag där igen, full av beundran över elevers sätt att lära och omsätta sina kunskaper i...

Via Patricia Mellin
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Ett intressant inlägg som visar vikten av att tänka fritt och prova nya inlärningssätt!

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Ingenjören » Teknologer hackar Roskildefestivalen

Ingenjören » Teknologer hackar Roskildefestivalen | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Sveriges Ingenjörers medlemstidning på webben
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Corporate social responsibility could swamp social enterprise in 2013

Corporate social responsibility could swamp social enterprise in 2013 | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Starbucks' offer to pay £20m in tax may spark a wave of social activity from big businesses
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Lots of interesting points to consider and discuss!

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Last week on Pro: social networks, mobile and a guide to cloud adoption

Last week on Pro: social networks, mobile and a guide to cloud adoption | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
For a deeper dive into the topics and technologies covered on GigaOM, check out the latest in-depth analyses on GigaOM Pro, our subscription-based research service. This week: social networks, a look back at mobile and cloud computing.
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2013: The Year Of Social HR - Forbes

2013: The Year Of Social HR - Forbes | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
2012 was the year for workforce innovation, with more companies experimenting with using social media to brand and market their organizations.
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Seventure's curator insight, January 20, 2013 12:43 PM

Interesting reading about socia media 2013.

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Innovation Excellence | 15 Reasons Why Daydreamers are Better Learners

Innovation Excellence | 15 Reasons Why Daydreamers are Better Learners | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Recent research in both psychology and neuroscience clearly shows that daydreaming is an essential part of mental processing, reasoning and, yes, even learning.
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A great article! Really interesting to see that he mentions "Increased Empathy and Emotional Intelligence". Considering the millions of hours people spend infront of computers and TV's today - instead of spending them daydreaming - and the obvious lack of empathy we see around us...

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Strengthening social innovation in Europe | Social Innovation Europe

Strengthening social innovation in Europe | Social Innovation Europe | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
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What the third sector needs to consider when competing for contracts

What the third sector needs to consider when competing for contracts | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
With the Social Value Act coming into force on 31 January, solicitor Hannah Kubie has some valuable advice for social enterprises and charities
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System Innovation and a New 'Great Transformation' - Energy Bulletin

System Innovation and a New 'Great Transformation' - Energy Bulletin | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
From this historical perspective, social innovation refers to a renewed attempt to tame self-regulating markets and build societal protection into the fabric of economic life. ...
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OECD suggests Sweden include regional & social innovation | Mötesplats Social innovation

OECD suggests Sweden include regional & social innovation  |  Mötesplats Social innovation | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Social innovation is on the rise in the Nordic countries and in Sweden in particular.
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The system is failing, hack the system

The system is failing, hack the system | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurs aren't going far enough to create systemic change, what we need are social hackers
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"What we need are social entrepreneurs who hack the hell out of the current system, destroy it and create new systems where the externalities are regenerative, sustainable, just and happy."

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Students think big ideas in tackling societal problems - UC Berkeley

Students think big ideas in tackling societal problems - UC Berkeley | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley Students think big ideas in tackling societal problems UC Berkeley The project, which earned $2,500 as the public's favorite innovative solution to a pressing social problem, also claimed first place in the category of global-poverty...
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The real ground breakers: innovation in Kenya - SciDev.Net

The real ground breakers: innovation in Kenya - SciDev.Net | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Researchers say weak policy undermines Kenya's innovation landscape, but hope new science projects will shake things up, reports George Achia.
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How social enterprise can help reduce re-offending

How social enterprise can help reduce re-offending | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Employment opportunities integrate ex-offenders into society and the economy, greatly reducing re-offending. Freya Holland-Maxwell and Parita Doshi explore two approaches
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2013: The Year Of Social HR - Forbes

2013: The Year Of Social HR - Forbes | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it

2012 was the year for workforce innovation, with more companies experimenting with using social media to brand and market their organizations.

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Interesting reading about socia media 2013.

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The Social Business Shift- What Businesses Have to Do [Infographic]

The Social Business Shift- What Businesses Have to Do [Infographic] | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
What’s a social business all about? Is it about having your brand on Twitter or Facebook? Is it about private social networks? Certainly, these all play a part.

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Fellinger's curator insight, January 5, 2013 9:39 AM

Een goed overzicht welke middelen ter beschikking staan om de volgende stappen ogv Social Business te zetten.

Fiona Scott-Handley's curator insight, January 7, 2013 1:08 AM

Another great piece from Eloqua - the 4 areas a business should focus on in order to become a Social Business

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Live discussion: social enterprise and financial services, 18 January 12-1.30pm

Live discussion: social enterprise and financial services, 18 January 12-1.30pm | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Join our experts on Friday 18 January to discuss the alternative solutions social enterprise can provide in the financial sector
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Social Innovation Prize to create solutions for today's challenges

Social Innovation Prize to create solutions for today's challenges | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
Social innovation is social in its nature, springing from the sharing of ideas and collaboration to fully realise their potential. Most of all, the values that drive social innovation are our most dearly held ideals: solidarity, ...
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Social innovation is social in its nature, springing from the sharing of ideas and collaboration to fully realise their potential. Most of all, the values that drive social innovation are our most dearly held ideals: solidarity, inclusiveness, and fairness.

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Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture

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"We WANT to and we CHOOSE to VENTURE!"

Our values:
"Through openness, creativity and collaboration...
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Meet the SE Outreach Accelerator Team of 2013 | Mötesplats Social innovation

Meet the SE Outreach Accelerator Team of 2013  |  Mötesplats Social innovation | Seventure - Societal Entrepreneurship Venture | Scoop.it
10 social entrepreneurs have been selected to the SE Outreach Accelerator Team of 2013. Out of 160 applications the selected individuals represent such countries as Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, and Sweden.
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