Ajay Nagpal | Social Entrepreneurship

Ajay Nagpal, a senior executive in financial services, advocates for the next generation of social change leaders.

Category: Business

Getting Global Social Entrepreneurs to the Next Level

This article originally appeared on Skoll. Echoing Green provides seed funding and technical assistance to emerging social entrepreneurs. Over the last few years we’ve seen a significant increase in innovative enterprises making social change through for-profit business models. This year, 45 percent of applicants to our social entrepreneurship Fellowship program proposed for-profit and hybrid business […]

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The Overnight Dominance of 27 FinTech “Unicorns”

According to the publication Business Insider’s financial sector, there are a number of fintech “unicorns” appraised at over $1 billion, and proving to be an overnight success. Square and LendingClub are examples of unicorn business making a splash while others (such as Housing.com and Zenefits) are beginning to lose steam. Since this same time last […]

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Grads, Students Organizing Their Debt With Apps: Earnest, Credible, SoFi

CNBC recently published an article articulating apps that help students to organize their debt, making it easier for them commit to repayment. For most graduates, landing a job is easily one of the most important concerns, however, student loan repayment shouldn’t fall by the wayside. Approximately two-thirds of students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in 2016 will […]

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