Social Innovation

31,500 Malaysians to benefit through PENJANA SIM grant 
63 Malaysian social enterprises & businesses receive support to scale Forecast to deliver an estimated social value of more than US$9.56mil
Unicef funding available for startups that help children
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 teams up with MIT to launch Global Startup Labs Malaysia
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.
India’s Zaya takes home top prize in DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge
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 in regional social entrepreneurship initiative
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.
Social Innovation: A new frontier
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 challenge sees lots of ideas for social apps
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.
Sustainable social start-ups and the ecosystem
Golden Gate Ventures co-founder Vinnie Lauria writes on social enterprises and the larger start-up ecosystem in South-East Asia.
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