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Big Data Means More Than Big Profits

This post originally appeared as part of an online debate about How Big Data Can Have a Social Impact, which the Harvard Business Review Blog Network hosted jointly with the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship and was reposted on Jim Fruchterman’s Beneblog. Big Data is all the rage in Silicon Valley. From Facebook to Netflix, companies are tracking and […]

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Benetech’s Framework for Developing New Social Enterprises

This blog originally appeared on CSRwire in their series on Creating Good Work and was reposted on Jim Fruchterman’s Beneblog.   I was delighted when Ron Schultz invited me to collaborate with him on his latest book Creating Good Work – The World’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build a Healthy Economy. What I liked most was the […]

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Benetech Ranked #4 of 11 Greatest Tech Charities

In its recent list of the 11 Greatest Tech Charities, SiliconIndia News ranked Benetech as #4! The post describes Benetech and some of its major initiatives, including Bookshare, Route 66 Literacy, Martus and Miradi. Thanks, SiliconIndia News!

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President’s Update – Winter 2012

The opportunities for social change through technology keep increasing, and Benetech is committed to taking on much more! Not only do we need to take our existing innovations to more people, but we also need to increase our capacity to launch new projects and see that technology benefits far more of humanity. I’ve always been […]

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Bernholz’s ‘Blueprint 2013’ Highlights SocialCoding4Good

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013, an annual industry forecast written by leading philanthropy scholar Lucy Bernholz about the new social economy, listed Benetech’s SocialCoding4Good initiative among “big shifts that matter” in the field. Bernholz cites SocialCoding4Good as a project demonstrating how a “digital infrastructure” is emerging for the new social economy – private capital used […]

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