A California startup is deploying a fleet of drones to deliver blood in rural Rwanda.
Innovative ideas always gain traction and cannot be withheld as they expand across countries and eventually the globe. The process of moving forward exemplifies
What to Consider Before Joining an Accelerator? Accelerator programs can you connect you to mentors, investors and teammates.However, you’ll get the most out of the program if you participate in it with at least one additional co-founder. Accelerator programs tend to present a number of opportunities, and it can be difficult to take advantage of […]
It’s time for non-profits to face the facts: Mobile technology is the real deal. Not just a so-so substitute for traditional social good initiatives online, it has clearly established itself as an essential part of the modern workforce and corporate social responsibility. While the death of the desktop PC may be an overwrought claim to […]
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the 24 winners of the MacArthur Fellows awards, known widely in the public as the “genius awards.” Each of the genius award winners will get $625,000 over five years to be used however they might wish. Cecilia Conrad, a vice president of the foundation and director […]
At the United Nations General Assembly this weekend in New York, U.N. member states are set to adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are meant to guide development priorities around the globe over the next 15 years. The SDGs, as they’ve come to be called in humanitarian lingo, replace the Millennium Development […]
Companies face increasing scrutiny over their social and environmental performance, but managing the impacts of their activities requires access to better data than business professionals currently have. Innovation in aerial image and sensor technology is now allowing for the collection of accurate high-frequency environmental impact data at scale. The rapid rise of mobile phones around […]
“Every community is different, with different needs and different approaches. But communities that are making the most progress on these issues have some things in common. They don’t look for a single silver bullet; instead they bring together local government and nonprofits and businesses and teachers and parents around a shared goal.” – President Barack […]
Picture this. You’re driving in your neighborhood. Your phone beeps. You take your eyes off the road for just a second. What happens next…could be life-changing. It’s hard to envision a moment like that until you experience it. And we don’t want that to happen. So we’re bringing it to life—virtually. Through slow-motion cinematography, viewers […]
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