Unreasonable’s CEO Teju Ravilochan Named Forbes 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs

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Unreasonable Institute’s CEO and Co-Founder was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs last week. Unreasonable is our partner on our Business Model Generation and Pitching labs. Congratulations, Teju Ravilochan! Here’s his featured honoree video you can watch on Forbes to learn more about Unreasonable and Teju! Also watch Teju’s TEDx talk:  

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Meet our Partners: Medora Ventures

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We recently finished prototyping for our Business Model Generation Part 2: Financial Forecasts lab so wanted to introduce you to our partner. Medora Ventures is a strategy consulting firm for purpose driven ventures. It was founded on the belief that the most valuable investments produce a return not only for shareholders but also for the local community, for society overall, and ultimately for generations to…

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Meet Our Partners: Amani Institute

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We’re pleased to introduce Amani Institute, whose mission it is to “develop professionals who create social impact!” We are partnering with Amani to implement the upcoming Intrapreneurship Training session at the Scale X Design Accelerator Boot camp in Atlanta next month. This training will give our teams the skills to act like an entrepreneur and to fully integrate the innovative…

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Where Social Business and Community Health Programs Intersect

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The success of community health programs, particularly those based on volunteers, are often threatened by high rates of volunteer drop out and inconsistent performance. For organizations like CARE, who champion dignified work and raise-awareness around unpaid work being a barrier to women’s empowerment, asking some of the poorest communities to simply volunteer their time is difficult to do. Financial incentives…

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3 Lessons To Guide Designing Better Financial Tech for the Developing World from GRID Impact

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Check out this article “3 Lessons To Guide Designing Better Financial Tech For The Developing World” on Fast Company Exist from Alexandra Fiorillo’s op-ed on GRID Impact’s financial inclusion work in Pakistan. Alex is founder and principal at GRID Impact, our partner in the Human-Centered Design lab. Here’s a sneak peek: Promote individual use, but don’t be too prescriptive Design…

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