The Economist cover story The Real Digital Divide cited research that suggests the mobile phone is the technology with the greatest impact on development. In contrast with the UN’s top-down approach to build ICT centers in the hope to close the “digital divide,” the wide spreaded mobile phones in developing countries enable people to close [...]
These days, everything moves fast. Here we go: eBay launched the online classifieds websites in Canada, China, Germany, Japan, France, and Italy.
The company, named Kijiji, is a start-up within eBay by a small team of entrepreneurial employees. It builds local communities online and offers services from chatting about the best restaurants in the cities, [...]
At GSB monthly speaker serial, the Silicon Valley legend John Doerr of KPCB gave a talk about View from the Top. People asked “from the top of what?” He joked: obviously from the top of Sand Hill Road. I have heard John Doerr talk before, it’s always interesting to hear him again. John started by [...]
e-Mobilizer won the first round of the BASES Entrepreneurship Challenge. This challenge is considered one of the world’s most prestigious business plan competition. I am very excited about this.
The e-Mobilizer service is a Web portal with a mobile interface that allows users to post their products and service information via cell phones to the [...]
Pamela Hartigan, the Managing Director of the Shwab Foundation for Social Entreprenreurship, give a presentation about how the foundation supports some of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs.
The Shwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is founded by Klaus Schwab, President and Founder of the World Economic Forum. It’s primary purpose is to build a network of [...]