Author: Mariana Camacho

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

A Truly Global Startup Revolution. A Case for Diversity in the Workplace.

Mariana Camacho | May 17, 2016 | YouNoodle
Humanae by Angélica Daas Over the past decades studies keep showing the beneficial role of diversity for businesses and organizations. Big companies are investing thousands of dollars in an effort to build a diverse workforce and implement inclusive practices inside their organizations. Nevertheless, results from this have not come fast enough. Numbers still don’t show enough women and people from all different ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds represented across all levels in any given organization 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

YouNoodle the Polyglot

Mariana Camacho | May 3, 2016 | YouNoodle
Don’t get lost in translation. YouNoodle Judge comes in 10 different languages (and counting)! As an international company we understand, value and prioritize diversity. Because our founders Torsten Kolind (Danish, US/UK educated) & Rebeca Hwang (Argentine-Korean, US educated) have such international backgrounds, it’s no surprise that the people that have been attracted to YouNoodle over the years have the same type of diverse backgrounds. Our team has people from all over the world, from Korea Read More

How is food+tech changing the food industry as we know it?

Mariana Camacho | April 26, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Image from shutterstock.com Being sustainable is not just about creating a low carbon economy. If we truly want to lead a healthier life not only for ourselves but for our planet we need to pay attention to what we eat. That’s where innovation comes in. Over the past couple of years we have seen a rapid growth in the food+tech industry. Products and projects like sensors and software that help farmers improve margins, crowdfunding platforms 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

Startups bring in the novelty, corporations the experience.

Mariana Camacho | April 11, 2016 | Corporate Startup Engagement, Startup Competitions, Startup Engagement
Intel Corporate Innovation Challenge As you have seen in the past weeks, we have been sharing ways for corporations to engage with startup ecosystems. There are multiple ways for organizations to reach out and innovate in partnership with startups. If sourcing startups outside your industry or looking for support to solve a problem you have  are not the type of startup engagement programs you want to run, there are other options. Another great way to Read More
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