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OurCityLove makes Taiwanese cities more user friendly

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[This article was originally published on Pioneers Post]   Taiwanese social enterprise OurCityLove is allowing less mobile people to participate in society as much as able bodied citizens do. It pained Professor Dr. Lin Chong-Wey to watch his energetic grandmother, once an active patron of her neighbourhood’s restaurants, become more isolated as...
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DBS-NUS SVCAsia Awards Ceremony 2016: A Call to Action

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The Awards Ceremony of the third DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia (SVCAsia) took place at the NUS University Cultural Centre on 15 September 2016. Graced by Unilever CEO Paul Polman, the finale was a fitting conclusion to the largest edition of the competition yet, which drew over a thousand applications...
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Winners of the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2016

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Singapore, 15 September 2016 – Healthy, organic, nutritious Jasberry™ rice provides Thai farmers 14 times higher income than growing regular rice; A one-stop platform with content to help disabled individuals live well; A sugarcane planter that improves planting efficiency by 80%; These are some of the innovative solutions developed by...
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DBS-NUS SVCAsia raiSE VFG Grant Award Shortlist

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Congratulations to the shortlisted teams! The five teams listed below have been shortlisted for the raiSE VentureForGood Grant Award, part of the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia. The Award is supported by raiSE - The Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise - and worth SGD50,000. The winner of this award will be...
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Finalists for the Syngenta Agriculture Social Enterprise Awards

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Congratulations to the finalists! The five teams listed below have been shortlisted for the new Syngenta Agriculture Social Enterprise Awards, part of the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia. The Awards are sponsored by Syngenta and worth SGD10,000 each. One award will go to the best agriculture social enterprise, and the...
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Announcing the 2016 Semi-Finalists

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Congratulations to the top 12 teams! The 12 teams listed below have been selected by our judges for the semi-final round of the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2016. AESIR Country: Hong Kong Sector: Web/Mobile Website: Click here AESIR creates serious games to promote social inclusion for persons with special needs. In cooperation with...
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Announcing the top 120 teams!

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View the lists: Top 120 teams (by sector) Top 120 teams (by country) The social enterprises featured in this listing are participants of the 2016 edition of the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia – A region wide competition for social enterprises, organised by NUS Enterprise and DBS Foundation. The challenge identifies...
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Hacking for Good

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On 15th November 2015, Social Innovator’s Hack team presentations marked the end of a two-day hackathon that brought together social innovators and passionate citizens to accelerate the growth of the social sector through technology. The Social Innovator’s Hack, jointly organised by UP! Singapore, Social Innovation Park and HPE Helion, sought...
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