Unicef is inviting technology startups with the potential to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children to apply for funding from its recently launched global Innovation Fund.
MDeC has announced a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Global Startup Labs and the Entrepreneurship unit within the Ministry of Education (MoE), to introduce Global Startup Labs Malaysia 2014.
A low-cost blended learning solution developed in India took home the first prize in the inaugural DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia that attracted social entrepreneurs from across Asia who had been working on solutions that could make a social impact in their respective communities and beyond.
NUS Enterprise and DBS Bank have launched the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia, a regional startup competition that aims to raise awareness and build a culture of social entrepreneurship in Asia.
There is a new breed of innovations emerging; innovations with a social purpose, including new strategies, products, services and business models that meet social needs such as education and healthcare, writes Kal Joffres.
DiGi has announced the winners of the ‘ideation’ phase of its Challenge for Change program, including two ‘surprise wildcard ideas’ in addition to the five planned category winners.
Golden Gate Ventures co-founder Vinnie Lauria writes on social enterprises and the larger start-up ecosystem in South-East Asia.