Tags / socialchange

Lessons From Repurposed Labs

February 3, 2013

Repurposed Labs was an initiative I started with my friends Flavio Ishii and Krystian Olszanski back in the spring of 2011. Our goal was to increase public internet access in lower income areas of ...
284 comments development socialchange

The Changing Business Model

December 5, 2012

Great blog post on CYBF Canada on social purpose and the changing business model. Social purpose businesses are on the rise and are generating interest for start-ups… A new wave of business owners ...
178 comments socialchange socialenterprise

How To Change The World

November 22, 2012

Just finished re-reading How To Change The World, a must have handbook for all social entrepreneurs. “In the end, business and social entrepreneurs are very much the same animals. They think about ...
70 comments socialchange socialenterprise

Funding Social Change

July 23, 2012

How do you fund world changing ideas when the organizations with the resources to fund these projects fail to see the long term impact? How can you be innovative when funders would rather support ...
81 comments socialchange whitespace

Mobile Phones Tackling Poverty

July 9, 2012

Brilliant infographic by USAID on the power of mobile technologies to empower the poor to take hold of their future. “They fundamentally transform the way people in the developing world interact wi...
82 comments mobile socialchange

ReCoding Good

June 19, 2012

ReCoding Good is a must read series by Stanford Social Innovation Review on philanthropy, policy, and technology which explores the use of private resources for public good. Part 1 : http://www.ss...
93 comments socialchange socialgood technology

The Power Of One

June 15, 2012

A common theme emerged at eSTAS 2012, one person can change the world. The conference highlighted the social use of ICT and the power of the connected citizen. In the spirit of Gandhi’s famous wor...
149 comments socialchange speaking

Be Fearless

June 5, 2012

The Case Foundation published a fantastic whitepaper on tackling today’s biggest social challenges through social entrepreneurship called Be Fearless. When we look at the state of the world today, ...
90 comments socialchange socialgood

Load more...