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FREE Conscious Business Training | Social Entrepreneur Empowerment Series. Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship - Home. Institute For Social Entrepreneurs, Jerr Boschee. Better The World - Raise Money For Your Cause Simply By Surfing The Web. Social Business Predictions 2011. It's that time of year again. Lots of people can make predictions, but insight and experience help ensure that they're worth close consideration. This year I've reached out to some of the top minds I follow in social media to ask what they see in store for the market over the coming year. I've grouped them by theme. Enjoy! Leadership Social strategy will move into the C-suite, where it will become an important component of an organization's overall strategy. Rather than languish as uncoordinated dabbling by disparate departments, companies make customer and employee engagement the centerpiece of their competitive strategy.

Consumer Engagement Workforce Engagement Organizations will start realizing that there's more to listening than hearing: that simply acknowledging and capturing that someone has said something isn't doing a company much good if there's not genuine effort to do something with what they have heard. Social Architecture Location Based Services Peer-to-peer relationships Tweet. 35+ Social Lending Platforms Around the World. I’ll be giving a presentation on ‘the future of money’ in a few months, and am trying to wrap my head around all the emerging disruptive tools and services that are shaking up the financial industry.

I plan to do a few posts covering these areas, and hope we can have some interesting discussion about what it means and where we’re going. In the meantime, here’s a general resource of social lending platforms/marketplaces across the globe. If you’re aware of any I’ve missed, please let me know! Thanks. Social Lending Social Lending, or peer-to-peer lending, essentially brings individuals together to lend and borrow money directly from each other, cutting out the middle man (the bank). 1. Twitter: @auxmoney Facebook: auxmoney-GmbH Location: Germany 2. Location: Italy 3. Facebook: Cashare Twitter: @cashare Location: Switzerland 4. Twitter: @communitylend Location: Canada 5. Twitter: @Comunitae Location: Spain 6. Location: India 7. Location: Korea 8. Location: Brazil 9. 10. Location: Finland 11. 12. Quirky | social product development. WizeHive - Enterprise Collaboration, Business Process and Workflow.

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