Flutter is an interesting charity. It matchmakes between companies and local charities, allowing the companies to donate experiences as fundraising prizes for the charities. Interesting and simple model to allow companies to give more than a cash donation. See more here.
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Amazing idea. Waste mountains are a growing issue in many developing countries. Reflow, a Dutch company, has created a process to turn plastic waste into ethical filament for 3D printing. Place this in, say, Tanzania where shanty towns spring up around waste with poorly paid waste pickers, and a virtuous cycle is created where pickers […]
The Landmine Boys have set up a company that makes robots which detonate landmines. You’d at once wish them success, and a diminishing market! See more here.
Sustainable houses with recycled furniture in Jericho. Love what these Palestinian architects are doing. Mud, vision, history and necessity. See more here.
Incubators *can* be very helpful to get a startup going when done well. This Columbus incubator has taken a slightly different approach and aims to target low to middle income earners and give them a leg up. Really great idea for those who often feel that it’s too expensive for them to be an entrepreneur. […]