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At Guangzhou Startup Grind event

At Guangzhou Startup Grind event

Today I participate first time to Guangzhou StartupGrind event. Speaker was from Chinese start-up BestApp and I lost most of his speech because of language. However I enjoyed opportunity to network with local start-up people and I look forward for the next months event when speaker will […]

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Chinese Micro Job (“Fiverr Clone”) Websites

Recently I were asked about Chinese micro job (“Fiverr Clone”) websites, so I made small list of websites I have found. I am going to write short introduction about each website later, but choose now to just share this websites with those interested about Chinese services. All […]

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Bonnier Accelerator for Entrepreneurs

Bonnier is looking to partner up with the digital stars of tomorrow with Bonnier Accelerator, a new program for entrepreneurs interested in working with a global media leader. “Rapid changes in the media industry make extremely tough demands that affect the digital development of our companies and […]

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What is Cloud (Computing)?

There has been much hype about cloud computing, especially amongst techies and geeks, but the rest of us have been left wondering: what is it, and what has it got to do with clouds? Cloud computing is, in fact, quite a hazy concept that includes many new […]

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Africa Reclaiming Africa: Changing the Rules of Engagement

In April 13-14th Columbia University in the United States is organizing its 9th Annual African Economic Forum. Event is jointly arranged by University’s School of International and Public Affairs, Business School, Law School and School of Public Health. Forum has been organized since 2004 and has become […]

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什么是社会企业家?

现今,社会企业越来越受欢迎。社会企业的定义是一份社会企业家为社区所付出的努力,当他们发现一个社会问题, 接着下来他们会通过利用创业的原则来建立合资企业或企业,以协助制造方法改革社会。社会企业的未来是光明的,这得感谢精明的社会企业家对社区所发挥的贡献。 社会企业家有责任确定大规模的社会问题,以及设法解决问题,并作出改变。社会企业家就像商业企业家一样,必须寻找方法如何创建和为行业带来变化以及追求利润。但是社会企业家并不寻求利润,他们的主要目的是改变社会资本,改善系统,创造社会的价值和其他等等。 正如以上所说,社会企业家的主要目的是制造社会价值,而不是生产利润。虽然他们的首要目标是创造社会价值和资本,但赚取利润也是第二重要的,它并不需要被排除在任何程序以外,因为它大多被当作是一份奖励金。 要发动社会的创业计划的社会企业家应该拥有一双敏锐的眼睛来发现社会中某一部分所出现的问题和找到方法解决它。他们应该着手寻找方案来解决问题,可通过修改系统,以及协助推广解决方案来说服社会成员做出改变。 社会企业家往往是那些拥有坚强的决心和旷阔视野的人,因为识别和解决社会问题是被认为具有真正的挑战性,尤其如果这是个大规模的问题。最终,社会企业家在他们企业上所坚持的努力将有助于开辟道路,使社会的功能更加优化。 革命的发生有助于改变社会本身的管理方式以及面对和解决社会问题。这所有的一切都应该感谢社会企业。今天,许多社会企业家通过社会媒体和互联网来为他们的社会企业下功夫。有了这么多伟大的想法和创新,未来的社会肯定拥有光明的前途。当一个企业家永恒的热情遇到了坚实的战略和创新的理念,一项伟大的社会企业计划就诞生了,为世界各地做些改变。

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EBBF – Promoting Ethical Values In Business

EBBF – Promoting Ethical Values In Business

This is the first article in a series introducing businesses, organizations and projects promoting more sustainable and socially responsible world. I have personally been member of the European Bahá’í Business Forum since 2008, so it was natural choice where to start. — Jari-Pekka Raitamaa There are millions […]

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What Is Employee Ownership

The clear explanation for the term “Employee Ownership” refers to the status of the ownership of a company which is own by all or some of its employees. This could either be in a part or in whole, or even indirectly or directly. One of the most […]

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What is Microfinance?

Microfinance is basically the provision of services for clients with low income, clients who are poor, as well for clients who are self employed. These clients often do not have access to related services such as banking. Most of the time, people know microfinance as a form […]

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What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

There are many other names for Corporate Social Responsibility such as sustainable responsible business, social performance, corporate citizenship, corporate conscience and simply CSR. By definition, Corporate Social Responsibility means an obligation and compulsion for a company to set and run based on long term objectives which will […]

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