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Proceedings from The Oxford Business Poverty Conference

What is the role of business in addressing poverty? How can businesses make the reduction of poverty part of their DNA and make this goal part of their everyday operations? In July 2016, some of the world’s leading experts in business gathered at The Oxford Business Poverty Conference at the University of Oxford to explore

These Poverty-Fighting Startups Are Slaying Silicon Valley’s Sacred Cows

“One of my ambitions is to help our users put more food on the table,” says Jimmy Chen, the founder of Propel. His company makes a mobile app called FreshEBT that helps people among the U.S.’s 43 million recipients of the electronic benefit transfer (EBT) service to stretch their food-stamp benefits as far as possible.