Ned Staebler of TechTown and Wayne State University on Challenges to Equitable Economic Growth

StartupNation

The president and CEO of TechTown Detroit and vice president for economic development at Wayne State University, Ned Staebler, talks with Jeff Sloan about the group’s pursuit of equitable growth, funding and access to opportunity for entrepreneurs.

Continued investment needed for economic growth

Innovation 2 Enterprise

In today’s world, a state’s economic growth demands investment in innovation and high-tech industries — especially for a natural resource-rich state like ours that must leverage our existing resource base to diversify our economy for the future. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman.

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Impact Hub participates in “Coworking spaces for social innovation”

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Within the framework of the European Union-funded “Coworking spaces for social innovation” program, Impact Hub is joining the Greek Higher Incubator Giving Growth & Sustainability (HIGGS) and other key organisations from the region in a hybrid conference to wrap up a whole year of activities.

Innovation for More Inclusive Urban Spaces: the Case of MiFriendly Cities

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The Future of Conservation NGOs Innovation Challenge is on!

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This might be by addressing legacies of discrimination, equalising voices and resources, dismantling existing power structures, reframing narratives or challenging the approaches that perpetuate existing social and economic inequalities. Vienna, March 27, 2022.

Circularity Tales: a holistic approach to sustainability in Greece

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3 Stories of Social and Climate Action in the Mediterranean

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Is it possible to create jobs , foster inclusive growth and promote social inclusion – all while tackling some of the most pressing issues of our time? .

Mobilising the Full Potential of the Social Economy in Europe

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When talking about social economy, these are the basic principles that should set the policy framework for defining the job market, as well as for boosting social and economic well-being through social and sustainable entrepreneurial initiatives and preserving nature.

Syed Hasnain: Advocating for Refugee Rights and Equal Opportunities

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The New Economy Starts with Gender Inclusive Programs

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Women are already experiencing the economic and social consequences of the pandemic. Their capacity to absorb economic shocks is therefore less than that of men.” Gender inequality is a global problem.

3 West African Startups Prove It’s Possible To Thrive In Uncertain Times

Impact Hub

From healthcare to education, agriculture, and engineering, meet the resilient entrepreneurs who are creating a positive impact on their local communities as well as national economies and contributing to the country’s post-pandemic economic recovery during these incredibly tough times. .

Fostering Migrant Entrepreneurship Incubation in Europe

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Migrant entrepreneurship is a way to not only integrate migrants in local economies but also to enhance the own country’s economic performance”. According to the Migration Policy Group, migrant entrepreneurship has received increasing attention from policy makers, stakeholders and scholars.

Investment in Small Impact-Driven Businesses as a Key to Recovery

Impact Hub

With businesses closing down and jobs shrinking, may investing in small businesses be the key to economic recovery in these countries? In Ghana, the economic situation has seen some improvement since the pandemic began, but there is still a lot to be done to fully recover.

Companies will be more sustainable after COVID-19 I

Impact Hub

Impact Hubs have also made available aid to economically fragile members, information on specific state aid has been provided and collections have been made for the most affected entrepreneurs, groups, and companies. How has COVID-19 affected the purpose and modus operandi of companies?

Empowering Entrepreneurs From Underserved Communities with GoDaddy

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What Will Workplaces Look Like After The Pandemic?

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Impact Hub and UNDP collaborate to support social entrepreneurship policy development in Jordan

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Africa & Middle East Press releases SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDGs Social innovation

Fostering Migrant Entrepreneurship in Europe

Impact Hub

Migrant entrepreneurship is a way to not only integrate migrants in local economies but also to enhance the own country’s economic performance”. According to the Migration Policy Group, migrant entrepreneurship has received increasing attention from policy makers, stakeholders and scholars.

Monica Moldovan: Supporting Seniors’ Entrepreneurship

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Turning it Around through Green and Circular Innovation in Health

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What the Pact for Impact Summit can Teach us about Measuring Success

Impact Hub

With burning fires in Australia to rising international tensions and now a pandemic, moving to a more sustainable political and economic system is more critical and more urgent than ever before. In 2019, we saw a proliferation of protest movements around the world.

Using Technology to Address Nigeria’s Urgent Educational Challenges

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Using Technology to Address Some of Nigeria’s Most Pressing Educational Needs

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Next steps in social entrepreneurship policy development in Jordan

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Africa & Middle East Press releases SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDGs Social innovation

Innovation Hubs for More Diverse and Inclusive Cities

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Entrepreneurs are not only reinventing the future through innovative solutions, but they are also positively impacting the present by playing a role in creating decent work opportunities and economic growth.

9 Ventures Forming the Future of Fashion

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Insights into Best Practices in Pandemic Response for Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

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When we were asked to join and collaborate with 39 global (impact) organizations to launch the World Economic Forum COVID-19 Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs , we immediately saw this as an opportunity to shape the new economy with exciting partners.

Forget Presidential Politics: Here’s How We Create Jobs — And How You Can Help

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growth to other developed countries, “It isn’t difficult to be the least dirty shirt in the hamper these days.” Nevertheless, there are literally thousands of other examples scattered around the country, each of which grew from a founder or two with an idea to a successful growth company employing scores, hundreds or even thousands of skilled employees, with the attendant benefits to the local and national economy.

Impact Hub Honolulu Is Growing In Hawaii

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We have hosted 250+ events with a diverse range of focus: Business development (like our Monthly Hawaii Freelancer’s Network ) and Finance ; Personal growth, like wellness , and mindfulness programming; Film (with our Hawaii Filmmakers Showcase and our partnership with IndieLens); Art including our ImpactART series , which gives local artists work and gallery space); Sustainability education and more general education. …

Press Release: Impact Hub Joins Pact for Impact Summit 2019

Impact Hub

Impact Hub Executive Director, Gabriela Gandel will be featured as a panelist to share Impact Hub’s commitment to social and economic growth. At the conclusion of the event, there will be a signing of a Manifesto , including voluntary and concrete commitments in future months to improve the contribution of Social and Inclusive Economy to economic, social and human development in the world.

How Madrid Promotes Female Entrepreneurship

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Impacting world hunger via SMS

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industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation

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Industry and university collaboration produces groundbreaking research and innovation that solves complex problems, drives economic growth, and creates a more skilled workforce. The post industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurial mindset National Science Foundation

expanding equity in STEM innovation: showcasing female founders of color

Venture Well

Innovation and entrepreneurship are fundamental drivers of economic growth.

3 new ways to empower your entrepreneurial community

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Racial wealth disparity is a major barrier to thriving communities and economic growth. Identifying and filling these cultural competency gaps benefits your entire community, and it is an essential component of continued economic and social progress.

How To Grow Your Economy. Build It, Don’t Buy It!

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Building Startup Communities is the Way to Economic Growth and Recovery. And yet, our economic policies espoused by governments and traditional economic development approaches continue to focus on attracting big businesses. Fewer startups leads to less productivity growth.

Summit of the Americas inspires commitments on migration, green energy and climate?

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

The United States and partner nations across the Western Hemisphere came together at the ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles to forge regional agreements and partnerships on subjects from green jobs to COVID-19 aid and economic growth.

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