A Wikipedia search for Bitcoins would leave most of the general public scratching their heads. Some serious PR work needs to be done if shop keepers and the general public are to embrace such an idea, and let’s face it, they’ll have to in order for it to succeed.
Watch as Rajesh Anandan intimately shares his own journey from the private sector into one of the largest aid organizations on earth. His difficulties with innovation, his recommendations to startups working with multinationals, and secrets on how to hit scale are all revealed in this interview.
Watch this video to see the tragic and heroic story of a Liberian refugee turned entrepreneur. With only $100 in his pocket, he launched a company that is re-integrating child soldiers across his war-torn homeland.
17 Triggers believes that if marketing can trigger people to buy cigarettes and beer, it can also inspire the masses in Pakistan to buy a toilet, Cambodian farmers to increase their crop yields, and Zambian children to stay in school. Watch this talk to see how.
To create a new company, Pedro, founder of Agua Inc., and some college students experiment in The Gambia with the intention of expanding his revolutionary biotechnology to new markets around the world.
Designing products for underdeveloped nations is a far different art from design as we know it. Find out why so many products and strategies fail in poverty-stricken markets and how hard-nosed entrepreneurs are defining success.
There is an opportunity for social entrepreneurs to fix the riddle of getting the product to the end consumer in underdeveloped countries. Read why many ideas have failed and why some approaches might just eradicate the problem.