New Use for Drones in the Philippines Is Saving Lives

27 August 2017 | Martha Burwell
In 2013, one of the worst tropical storms ever recorded hit the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as super typhoon Yolanda, devastated the country, killing more than 6,000 Filipinos and affecting millions of others.

More Sun, Cheaper Electricity: Startup First To Pass Green Energy Savings On To Consumers

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
 Simon Schmitz wants to change the way you think about the sun and the wind. Having worked in the energy industry in the past, he saw green, innovative ideas being passed over because of a business culture that was uncomfortable with risk. 

Social Entrepreneurs Bring Work, Stability, and Community to Refugees

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
The journey from Syria to Europe is not an easy one. Though the routes are constantly changing, they usually involve thousands of miles of walking, dangerous boat rides, and constant fear of violence and deportation.

This Armenian Ed-Tech Company Is Changing The Way We Run Our Schools

5 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
Can an ed-tech company improve the lives of Armenia’s children? Suren Aloyan, the founder of Dasaran, has proven that it can. His company has leapfrogged traditional models of education, using the latest technological innovations  to create Armenia’s first comprehensive e-Learning portal.

Rape Survivor Creates Ethical Business to Reduce Violence Against Women

22 March 2017 | Martha Burwell
Joy McBrien is a phoenix. Having faced personal tragedy while still a teenager, she transformed that pain into a journey out of which would rise an ethical business, the healing of herself, and the empowerment of women all over the world.

Solving Homelessness Through Good Design

22 November 2016 | Whitney Schaefer
As CEO of a shelter and infrastructure design studio with the vision of ending one of our biggest global challenges: homelessness,

5 Reasons You Should Apply to the Agora Accelerator

26 September 2016 | Flavia Ladino
You saw a problem and discovered a great solution, you started a business and began to drive change, and now you are ready to take your company to the next level.

Cambodian Social Entrepreneur & his Dream Homes

24 May 2016 | Tyler Tornaben
When Kongngy Hav (Ngy for short) first stepped into one of Impact Hub Phnom Penh's bootcamps two years ago, his drive and passion were instantly contagious.

An Impact Hub Love Story: 8 Steps to Launching a Multinational Social Enterprise

14 June 2014 | Brooke Estin
What happens when two people decide to start the exact same social impact company at the exact same time? What if those two people are living in different cities, countries, and time zones?

Natalie Foster of PEERS: Campaigns to Empower a Sharing Economy

9 December 2013 | Brooke Estin
A digital campaigner whose not afraid to share, Natalie Foster is focused on growing a new economy where people create value and access to what they need through sharing everyday.
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