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Josh Hile Creates New Options for the Way Impact Work Gets Funded

In Economic Development, Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Blessing Enofe

Founder and CEO of Citizen Mint, Josh Hile, is creating much-needed accessibility to funding toward positive change. For innovators and problem solvers who have solutions to world challenges, this is great news and even better news for the entire planet. Josh shares his background and what he’s developed as a solution to a huge gap in funding impact projects with …

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Toku Eyes Answers: What if an Eye Scan Could Diagnose Heart Disease?

In Health, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Ehsan Vaghefi is the Founder and CEO of Toku Eyes, headquartered in New Zealand. And, the answer to the title of this video is “it can.” Ehsan and the Toku team have innovated an easy, affordable, accessible means of scanning the back of the eye to secure valuable diagnostic health information that could change the course of a patient’s …

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UN SDG 1 – No Poverty and How Goal17 is The One Solution

In Poverty, Publisher Channel by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

(What follows is based on a talk given by Mary Kurek for SDGs Academy/Pakistan:  Focus on Poverty)  1/16/22 Let me give you a vision – it’s a good one.  It’s a beautiful day in the village, unlike a few years ago. Instead of piles of smelly trash marinating in the heat, starving little children sleeping on the streets, unemployed youth …

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Frontrunners Innovate-Hosted Global Fundraiser Panel

In Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by ihelmadmin

Part of our Investor Series:  This is a recorded Q & A session with four fundraising experts – almost all are also serial entrepreneurs and/or serial investors. Backgrounds in banking, cap raising with highly credentialed firms, and/or serving on boards with names like Mark Cuban. The info and Q & A created enough synergy in the group for them to …

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Founders and Entrepreneurs Free Virtual Event: Fundraiser Panel Answers Your Questions

In Events, Funding, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Virtual Free Event Hosted by Frontrunners Innovate What:  Fundraiser Panel with 4 experts who raise funds using different methods, styles, and operational processes.  They’ll share what they do, how they do it, the companies with whom they like to work, and where the funding trends are hot right now. When:  Wed., July 14, 2021 Time:  11:00 am eastern Platform:  Zoom – …

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Investor Series: Bobbi Bidochka Works With Startups From Ground Up

In Funding, Investor Interviews, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Bobbi Bidochka is a Venture Associate with TandemLaunch, Inc., a venture capital fund and startup foundry that partners with driven entrepreneurs to create successful and disruptive deep tech companies.  Her work there has helped to create a hefty launch rate for entrepreneurs with tech that changes the landscape for spaces that make a difference in our world.  Bobbi also has …

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Investor-Advisor Interview: Nicole Reynolds

In Investor Interviews, News by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Nicole Reynolds is the founder and CEO of SheFund and is on a mission to help female founders get their share of the investment pie.  She’s also helping women (and men) investors to understand the “ins and outs” of investing.  In this interview with Publisher, Mary Kurek, Nicole shares a bit of her own background and what her plans are with …

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Abdulla A. Al Saleh, Undersecretary of Ministry for Economy of Foreign Trade (UAE)

In Economic Development, Game Changers 15, Technology by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

UAE Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, Abdulla A. Al Saleh, Builds Business and Peaceful Relations by Championing More Open Policies (From www.dcibf.ae) His Excellency Abdulla Al Saleh is the Under Secretary of the Foreign Trade and Industry at the UAE Ministry of Economy. Among his responsibilities is to drive closer cooperation, increase trade and investment flows, and deepen economic ties between …

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Ikea Foundation’s Refugee and Youth Programs Create Sustainable Livelihoods

In Features 14, Human Rights, Youth by Mary KurekLeave a Comment

Annemieke Tsike-Sossah on the Ikea Foundation’s new portfolio strategy: Under Ikea Foundation’s new Climate and Livelihoods Strategy, the ambition is to include refugee livelihoods as part of the target groups and as a cross-cutting opportunity. Annemieke is leading the Foundation’s efforts to do this in the most meaningful way and also explore which systems-changes and global opportunities exist for the …