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Detroit police stations to end 24-hour public access - msnbc.com

Detroit police stations to end 24-hour public access - msnbc.com | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Detroit police stations to end 24-hour public accessmsnbc.comBy John Stoll DETROIT — Detroit, which has one of the highest crime rates of large American cities, plans to close the doors of its police stations to the public for 16 hours a day...
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Google’s Chrome Page No Longer Ranks For “Browser” After Sponsored Post Penalty | Enterprise Social Media

Google’s Chrome Page No Longer Ranks For “Browser” After Sponsored Post Penalty | Enterprise Social Media | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
"Searches for “browser” no longer bring up the Google Chrome home page after Google applied a penalty against the page because of Google’s own sponsored post campaign."   Amazingly, the "Do no evil" folks shot their own browser in the foot for...
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Chrysler To Add 1,100 Jobs At Jeep Factory In Detroit - Forbes

Chrysler To Add 1,100 Jobs At Jeep Factory In Detroit - Forbes | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Investment comes as good news for Mayor Bing and Motown, trying to avoid a state takeover of the city's finances.
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Venture capital deals - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blog Term Sheet

Venture capital deals - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blog Term Sheet | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Lithium Technologies, an Emeryville, Calif.-based provider of social customer experience solutions for the enterprise, has raised $53.4 million in Series D funding.
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Acumen Fund | Knowledge Center

Acumen Fund | Knowledge Center | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. (A great compilation of #socent and #impinv resources from @acumenfund!
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Thoughts on Reluctant Entrepreneurship (SSIR)

Thoughts on Reluctant Entrepreneurship (SSIR) | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
What’s unique to the Entrepreneurial Generation isn’t just that we are entrepreneurs; it’s why we’re entrepreneurs.
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We need a new corporate philosophy for business

We need a new corporate philosophy for business | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Marcus Jamieson-Pond: Society should be seen as the biggest stakeholder.
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5 Steps for Starting and Funding a Social Good Enterprise

5 Steps for Starting and Funding a Social Good Enterprise | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Here are 5 tips from a social good entrepreneur who's seen success.
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Introducing “Social Enterprise Stories.com!” - SEA-Massachusetts ...

Introducing “Social Enterprise Stories.com!” - SEA-Massachusetts ... | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
SEA has partnered with Firebelly Design to bring you SocialEnterpriseStories.com, a space for experiencing and sharing the impact of social enterprise. Want to see your organization's story featured? Click here to tell SEA all ...
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Game Theory for Microfinance | Kandeo Fund

Game Theory for Microfinance | Kandeo Fund | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Game Theory for Microfinance. A new group of experts are using game theory —according to Wikipedia “the mathematical method for analyzing calculated circumstances, such as in games, where a person's success is based upon the choices ...
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Discover Ventures | Start Some Good: Igniting Ideas, Investment & Impact.

Discover Ventures | Start Some Good: Igniting Ideas, Investment & Impact. | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Elaa Online | @StartSomeGood: Igniting Ideas, Investment & Impact.
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FinanceProfessor.com: Impact Investing - YouTube

FinanceProfessor.com: Impact Investing - YouTube | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
"Impact investing refers to investments made based on the practice of assessing not only the financial return on investment, but also the social and environmental impacts of the investment that happen in the course of the ...
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1.6 million children homeless in the USA - Ecademy

1.6 million children homeless in the USA - Ecademy | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
1.6 million children homeless in the USA (@CitizenGibbon Forest of Dean social enterprise takes on global child homelessness http://t.co/OF4H0AWz #socent...)...
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Michigan’s Chateau Chantal: Wine & Oak-Aged Brandy | We Blog The World

Michigan’s Chateau Chantal: Wine & Oak-Aged Brandy | We Blog The World | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
It’s not enough, Road Trips Foodies, that Chateau Chantal makes its own wine. It now has an oak-aged brandy on offer. Christened “Cinq à Sept” (literally, “five to seven,” a French Canadian term for “Happy Hour”) ...
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West Michigan mayors step on the scale to lead weight-loss challenge

West Michigan mayors step on the scale to lead weight-loss challenge | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
The mayors draw attention to free weight-loss program offered to the community.
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The world's biggest 300 co-operatives

The world's biggest 300 co-operatives | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Browse The Global News Hub's list of the 300 biggest co-operatives in the world (RT @DesjardinsGroup: RT @coopalberta: The world's biggest 300 co-operatives http://t.co/1YBXRB7S...
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10 Social Media Resolutions for 2012 - Innovation America

10 Social Media Resolutions for 2012 - Innovation America | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
The 2012 business year officially starts today. With the mini-breaks and shortened weeks gone, all that’s left to do is tackle that To-Do list that’s twice the length of your arm once and for all....
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No art? No social change. No innovation economy. (SSIR)

No art? No social change. No innovation economy. (SSIR) | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
America must invest in art and imaginative capacity. (RT @SpeakArtLoud: from Stanford - No art?
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Social media to boost social enterprise by £212,000, new research reveals | Social Enterprise

Social media to boost social enterprise by £212,000, new research reveals | Social Enterprise | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it

Will social entrepreneurs reap rewards from social media?

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The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success -- and How You Can Too Review | Hershey Park Coupons

The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success -- and How You Can Too Review | Hershey Park Coupons | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success -- and How You Can Too Review (The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and…
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Waving Goodbye to Social Finance and Impact Investing in 2011 ...

Waving Goodbye to Social Finance and Impact Investing in 2011 ... | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
SocialFinance.ca is a network of investors, enterprises, and enablers that are actively harnessing finance for social impact through community investment, microfinance, social enterprise, philanthropy, and responsible ...
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ethical-investments.org: How to Evaluate Ethical Investments ...

ethical-investments.org: How to Evaluate Ethical Investments ... | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Not all ethical investments are as straightforward and clear-cut as the Levis initiative. A real obstacle for enterprises trying to lure in new investments has been their ability to demonstrate their impact in a way that it invokes ...
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Social enterprise connects artists with empty commercial buildings

Social enterprise connects artists with empty commercial buildings | Elevate Michigan | Scoop.it
Renew Australia connects artists and community projects with temporary workspaces in vacant city-center buildings.
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