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Crisis Venture Studio seeks collaborations with start ups working to end homelessness

first_img  159 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crisis Venture Studio seeks collaborations with start ups working to end homelessness Tagged with: homelessness investment startup About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crisis is looking to invest in new housing, financial service, employment or healthcare solutions aimed at helping to end homelessness.Through its Venture Studio, which has been set up to invest in, support, and create ventures to end homelessness, Crisis will collaborate with business leaders, experts, funders, researchers, and start ups working on solutions that have the potential to, or are already:– Preventing homelessness at a societal or individual level– Creating new housing– Tackling the root causes of homelessness, such as;– Creating pathways to employment– Improving access to housing, finance, healthcare, and wellbeing servicesIt is now actively scouting for start ups to join it. Crisis will provide funding, regular access to users for testing and co-creation, and share its data and market insights, as well as its connections to partners and investors who can help with providing lived experience of homelessness, mentoring and coaching, distributing products in market and scaling businesses for the long term.The charity expects to to invest in its first portfolio in early 2021, and is holding regular Meet and Greet sessions for those interested in finding out more, with further information also on its site. Its next online session is on 8 December, and applications close on 8 January. Melanie May | 2 December 2020 | Newslast_img read more

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the iron man of Viareggio Carnival

first_imgCristiano Ronaldo appears to have been remodeled to resemble superhero Iron Man as a statue of the Portuguese superstar was unveiled in Italy. The new robot-like figure has been paraded around the tiny Italian city Viareggio as part of an annual carnival which attracts more than 800,000 guests a year. A renowned celebration across Europe which parades floats and masks – caricatures of popular people including politicians and sports people are the usual flavour for the Viareggio Carnival. Juventus forward Ronaldo is the latest figure to be sculpted for the festival in Tuscany, following in the footsteps of several other footballers. And he could be forgiven for thinking he looks a little like Tony Stark’s alter-ego: Iron Man. Iron man of the festival Cristiano Ronaldo The statue of Ronaldo is made completely out of metal, from head to toe, and his face and eyes will move during the festivities next month.Advertisement Loading… The design depicts him to be in some kind of form of armour, helped no doubt by the shiny metal make-up of the figure. The face and hair certainly look better than past attempts to capture the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star. And ‘Ronny’ will certainly be pleased to see the sculpter hasn’t missed much of his muscular physique out. The festival in Italy runs from February 1 through until February 25. Read Also Zlatan Ibrahimovic statue vandalised again Viareggio Carnival first started in 1873 when a number of local citizens started a protest against the high taxes they were paying. The area of Viareggio has become renowned for it ever since, celebrating in the same style each year. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Contemplate Life At These 10 Stargazing LocationsIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?last_img read more