- Covalent Global ~ Philanthropic Micro-Grant Network (Kenya, Africa)
- Civika ~ The "Facebook" for Civic-Sector Leaders (Africa, Philippines)
- DuraAlok ~ Low-Cost Eyeglasses Distributor (India)
- Global Cycle Solutions ~ Bicycle-Powered Businesses (Tanzania, Peru)
- Fair Goods ~ Urban Retailer Delivery Network (South Africa)
- LinqUs ~ Infonet Connectivity & Services for the Elderly (India, China, Japan)
- SolSource / LocalSource ~ Rural Energy Product Distributor (Greater Himalayas)
- Moringa Agri Products ~ Cooperative-Owned Exporter (Kenya, Africa)
- One Sol ~ Condominial Urban Sewer Solutions (Ghana, Africa)
- PANAH Network ~ Migrant Housing & Employment System (Asia, Africa)
- PayGo ~ Mobile Phone Payment System (Pakistan, Mexico)
- Prestige Incubator ~ Building Premium Import Brands (Latin America)
- Vidya Vitta ~ Investor-to-SME Brokerage (Nigeria, Tanzania, Africa)
04 December 2008
MIT Development Ventures 2008 ~ Great Plans!
Earlier today we had the finale session of our joint MIT Sloan-Media Lab Development Ventures seminar, part of the growing D-Lab family of classes in MIT's International Development Initiative (IDI). I'm very proud of the dozen student teams which pulled together several excellent new venture proposals, including...