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So, What is SU? Since our inception in 2008, SU has empowered individuals from more than 85 countries to apply exponentially growing technologies, such as biotechnology, artificial intelligence and neuroscience, to address humanity’s grand challenges: education, energy, environment, food, health, poverty, security, space and water. In just six years, our alumni, partners and members have generated more than 100 startups, and numerous patents and ideas to help advance this mission. 24 Remote Work Resources to Change the Way You Work The culture of work may be changing, but the value and effectiveness of clear communication is not. In fact, as people spend less time in the office—which results in less face time with the team—clearly communicating ideas, emotions, and concerns is necessary when body language and the benefits of proximity are absent. Teams that work well together communicate effortlessly.

How to Determine If There's a Market for Your Business Idea In their book, Start Your Own Business, the staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting a business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors describe the importance of market research in order to obtain information on the three key areas you'll need to investigate before launching your new business. So you have a great idea for a product—something that’s bound to capture the hearts and minds (and wallets) of consumers everywhere. Or perhaps you've stumbled on a service that isn’t being offered by anyone else—one that's desperately needed. Decentralize the web with Diaspora We're fully funded! Check out some of the other great projects on Kickstarter Diaspora - the privacy aware, personally controlled, do-it-all distributed open source social network

Learn how to raise money online with GoFundMe! Create Your Site An easy way to tell your story and attract support. Share with Friends Built-in online fundraising tools make it easy to invite others. Global Entrepreneurship Development Institute Explore the 2014 GEDIndex interactive map Enterprise is a crucial engine of economic growth. Without enterprise and entrepreneurs, there would be little innovation, little productivity growth, and few new jobs. Entrepreneurial success does not take place in a vacuum. Entrepreneurs exist in the context of their particular geography – be that their local, national, or even supranational economy and society. This mix of attitudes, resources, and infrastructure is known as the entrepreneurship ‘ecosystem’.

New Job Search Sites Where You’ll Get More Love — Hustle Books New Job Search Sites Where You’ll Get More Love Leverage their desire to make you successful for their own benefit If you’re looking for a job, you’ll naturally go to sites like LinkedIn and Indeed. No problem with that, except everyone else does the same so the competition is very high. Growth Hacker TV Would You Like To Instantly Save $1585 On Joining GrowthHackerTV? Growth Hacker TV is considered the #1 premium resource to learn Growth Hacking. Instead of paying $588 yearly, get a Lifetime Membership (valued at $1764) today for just $179!

Giving of Life A Downpour of Giving and Love Have you ever witnessed the downpour of a rain storm moving in across a relatively still body of water? It’s an amazing experience to feel the cool... »Keep reading Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup  This series is sponsored by Entrepreneurs for a Change, a blog the best entrepreneur interviews and awesome business ideas. Finding funding can be one of the biggest challenges for social entrepreneurs. Fortunately, there is a growing number of options for social entrepreneurs looking for capital to start or expand their social enterprise, green business, or non-profit organization and do more good in the world. Funding Your Social Enterprise With Crowdfunding One non-traditional funding opportunity that has seen exponential growth in recent years is the phenomenon of “crowdfunding.” Family and friends have been one of the most common sources of venture funding capital since the dawn of business itself, thousands of years ago.

Leading Innovation Reference The Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to capture the multi-dimensional facets of innovation and provide the tools that can assist in tailoring policies to promote long-term output growth, improved productivity, and job growth. The GII helps to create an environment in which innovation factors are continually evaluated. It provides a key tool and a rich database of detailed metrics for 141 economies this year, which represent 95.1% of the world’s population and 98.6% of global GDP. With the support of the Government of the United Kingdom, the GII 2015 will be launched on 17 September 2015 in London, United Kingdom. The launch will be hosted by Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and Baroness Neville-Rolfe, UK Minister for Intellectual Property.

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