- ClickDiagnostics is a health services business enabling remote telemedicine via mobiles in the South Asian and African markets. Co-Founder Mridul Chowdhury and colleagues described how their 2008 MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition D-Track winning company was born out of our Development Ventures seminar in 2007 and how things have progressed since.
- SaafWater is a utility service supplying affordable clean water solutions to the South Asian urban market, starting in Pakistan. Co-Founder Sarah Bird described how this venture was born in collaboration with Amy Smith of MIT's D-Lab and went on to win Runner-Up prize in the 2007 MIT $100K D-Track. Sarah described raising seed funds and learning how to build a direct sales distribution network starting in several neighborhoods of Karachi.
25 September 2008
Alum Companies ClickDiagnostics and SaafWater in MIT Development Ventures Seminar
We had two special MIT alum guest businesses visiting our Development Ventures class today, ClickDiagnostics and SaafWater.
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