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Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives

New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives

Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.
The 'White African' and Nairobi's Tech Hub

The 'White African' and Nairobi's Tech Hub

Erik Hersman, son of American missionaries, talks about developing an ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Kenya's flourishing tech community.
A New Social Venture Takes the Lead from TOMS Shoes to Fight Child Hunger

A New Social Venture Takes the Lead from TOMS Shoes to Fight Child Hunger

Two Degrees addresses malnutrition in developing countries with a get-one, give-one sales approach.

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