SAP Establishes Faculty Fellow at IIMA to Drive Entrepreneurship

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SAP NEWSBYTE, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ —  SAP today announced that as part of its on-going corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives across the country, it will establish an SAP Faculty Fellow at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) to undertake research in the areas of entrepreneurship and social innovation.

Micro Lenders Can Make a Mega Impact

Study underwritten by Capital One reveals barriers to credit reporting among non-profit lenders
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Washington, D.C., December 3 2014 /3BL Media/ — Credit Builders Alliance (CBA) today announced that entrepreneurs without a credit history (termed a “credit invisible”) are hindered in their chances to secure business capital and often pay higher deposits for services such as cell phones and utilities.

Coca-Cola and Artisan Gifts: Giving the Gift of Empowerment


The Coca-Cola Company recognizes that while women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, they only earn 10 percent of the world’s income. In 2010, the Company launched 5by20, its commitment to empowering five million female entrepreneurs in its value chain by 2020. Supporting women artisans is a key pillar of this initiative.

Amway Releases the 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report

International Study Reveals Attitudes Toward Self-Employment
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ADA, Mich., Nov. 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Are entrepreneurs born or made? And what drives them to start their own businesses? These questions were posed by the 2014 Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (AGER), an annual survey that takes the public pulse on the state of self-employment around the world. This year’s report explored entrepreneurship education.

Coke Makes List of Best Global Companies to Work For


Coca-Cola is among 25 multinationals recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute as the world's best global companies to work for.

“As a major sponsor of events like the Olympics and the World Cup, the company has given its employees an opportunity to serve as global ambassadors for the brand,” Fortune reports. Learn more: http://CokeURL.com/7dpnh

SAP Twitter Chat on Millennials & Social Entrepreneurship: #SAPsocent


On Thursday, October 23rd at 9am PDT / Noon EST, TriplePundit and SAP led a Twitter Chat on millennials and social entrepreneurship at #SAPsocent. 

Volunteers of Legal Service Celebrates Pro Bono Week

Founder of Sweet Loren’s Highlights the Importance of Pro Bono Legal Assistance to Her Growing Business
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October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “[Pro bono legal assistance] allowed me to jump-start the business, and avoid the pitfalls that a lot of companies in the early stages can fall in. [The volunteer lawyers] were incredibly helpful in creating a contract with my factory that I was confident in and protected by—all which helped us scale.”

– Loren Brill, Founder, Sweet Loren’s

For World Sight Day, Watch Enactus Students Help Provide Affordable Eye Care

Celebrate World Sight Day and watch a video of Enactus students who help provide affordable eye care
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“By training villagers to diagnose common vision problems, you effectively create a dedicated workforce of micro-opticians that can make and sell glasses to people in their communities, while also providing for their families.”

-Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, talking about the project OneDollarGlasses by the Enactus Technical University of Munich team in Germany.

Your Business Idea Is Crazy. Why That's A Good Thing


One of the young entrepreneurs supported by SAP CSR’s emerging entrepreneurship initiative has been featured on Inc.com.  The article,Your Business Idea Is Crazy. Why That's A Good Thing, highlights Solidarium, started by Tiago Dalvi at 19,  gained major backers like SAP and Endeavor, despite skepticism in the ideas of a young, relatively unknown business leader.



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