Business


Project Inspire Calls For Social Entrepreneurs

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 1st July 2016. Project Inspire will choose twenty semi-finalists to progress to a crowd-funding stage of the competition. From the semi-finalists, finalists will be chosen to attend the Grand Finals in Singapore where they will pitch their inspired idea to a panel of judges.



eBay Language Study Reveals Words To Use And Avoid When Selling Products

A ‘gent’ can expect to pay twice as much as a ‘man’ and ‘authentic’ products fetch up to 50 per cent more than ‘genuine’ ones, according to unique academic analysis of the language used on eBay. Researchers at Birmingham City University (UK) trawled more than 68,000 items listed and sold on the auction giants’ UK site, to find out how online sellers choose to describe their products.