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Radwa Rostom on Why Social Entrepreneurs Matter

Shilpa Prasad | February 13, 2017 | Newsletter
Radwa Rostom is a social entrepreneur. A few years ago, she had never even heard the term before. The founder of Hand Over, a social enterprise that utilizes sustainable construction techniques for community development, Radwa won last year’s World Bank Women for Resilience Competition, and now serves as an Ashoka and Echoing Green Fellow. Radwa gained inspiration for Hand Over in college, when she worked on a literacy project for a low-income community in an Read More

Startup Events in Europe Summer 2016

Mariana Camacho | June 7, 2016 | Newsletter
Part of our mission is to power the global startup ecosystem. To promote this, we’ve curated a list of awesome startup and tech events happening this summer all over Europe. See them below:  Berlin Web Week, June 7-17, Berlin, Germany | A week-long festival on current trends in digital industry and society The Europas, June 14, London, United Kingdom | The European tech startup awards & invitation-only conference Founders Forum, June 15-16, London, United Kingdom Read More

Top 5 Reasons You Should Join a Startup Nations Program

Mariana Camacho | June 7, 2016 | Newsletter
Sebastian Vidal is the former executive director of StartUp Chile and is now the director of Parallel 18, a new initiative designed to attract high potential entrepreneurs to grow their startups in Puerto Rico. The program offers startups $40,000 of equity free funding, co-working space and a network to help them scale their startup globally. This innovative government economic initiative has gained traction and been featured on both CNN and Forbes. Here are the reasons Read More

Famous Mompreneurs

Mariana Camacho | May 10, 2016 | Newsletter
Having a successful and exciting career, and being a mom are not mutually exclusive. Yet women and mothers more specifically often face bumps along the way that make it harder for them to succeed. Stigma surrounding how motherhood makes women less dedicated to their work is not only damaging women’s opportunity to be successful, it also hurts the economy. We have highlighted two examples of successful mom entrepreneurs to prove the obvious: women can create Read More

What makes a company environmentally friendly?

Mariana Camacho | April 12, 2016 | Newsletter
We could tell you about how nobody at YouNoodle HQ drives to work and instead uses public transportation, walks or bikes here. We recycle. We have little to no paper transactions, everything we do is online. Yet isn’t that the very least everyone should be doing to mitigate environmental impact by now? Given the current degrading state of our oceans, forests, and air quality shouldn’t we all be pushing towards more than just the bare Read More

10 Years of Postcode Lottery Green Challenge

Mariana Camacho | April 12, 2016 | Newsletter
Postcode Lottery Green Challenge This year the Postcode Lottery is celebrating the 10th edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge. Since its beginning in 2007, the competition has grown into the largest annual international green business plan competition, inspiring hundreds of dedicated entrepreneurs to submit their sustainable solutions. The winner of competition wins €500,000 followed by €200,000 for the runner up to assist them each in bringing their ideas to market. Currently, our outdated energy Read More

Sustainable Startups

Mariana Camacho | April 12, 2016 | Newsletter
It’s easy to get discouraged about the current state of our planet when reading the devastating news and facts about climate change. This month, in honor of Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, we wanted to shift the conversation and highlight the good work of people trying to fight against environmental degradation. At YouNoodle, we see thousands of startups coming through our platform that have one common goal: working towards a greener planet. We Read More

Girls In Tech

Mariana Camacho | March 8, 2016 | Newsletter, YouNoodle
We wanted to create a product that would allow nonprofits, students, and grassroot efforts to host their own startup program. In the past, we ran free programs for specific partners that were contributing to the global startup ecosystem. Working with our engaging sponsored partners encouraged us to build Lite. One of them is Girls in Tech, a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Read More

Architects of Lite

Mariana Camacho | March 8, 2016 | New Features, Newsletter, YouNoodle
Left to right: Ray, Priyanka, Martin, Alex, Leo. Meet the people behind YouNoodle Lite. Even though each member of our team has helped build YouNoodle Lite, none of it would have been possible without our product team. After all their all-nighters, we are proud and excited to deliver this new product. Priyanka: YouNoodle is constantly driving change to empower both startups as well as the leaders who contribute to the startup ecosystem. I am excited Read More

Lite Features

Mariana Camacho | March 7, 2016 | New Features, Newsletter, Updates, YouNoodle
With YouNoodle Lite we enable anyone who wants to host startup programs to do so, regardless of budget. Now, anyone can access the global startup ecosystem. YouNoodle Lite will help you run your own startup program easily and have access to our Judge platform. This is what you get: Unlimited applicants: This mean you can get startups to apply and select from an overly comprehensive list of possibilities. Data Metrics: Track and measure your startup Read More
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