Tulaa is a mobile commerce solution built for rural Africa, combining mobile technology and last mile agent networks to connect agri-input suppliers, financial service providers, and commodity buyers to smallholder farmers. Tulaa lowers the cost and risk of doing business with Kenya’s farmers, unlocking the potential in rural markets.
RecyclePoints is Nigeria’s foremost waste recycling and social benefit venture. Unemployed citizens, mostly women and youths in rural and low-income communities, subscribe to their WastePickers Initiative (WPI) for free to earn daily income from gathering recyclable waste and trading them through a recycling platform for monetary rewards. The WPI program fosters financial inclusion and allows Wastepickers to build a credit profile.
By building community wireless networks in low-resource Detroit neighborhoods, Detroit Community Technology Project (DCTP) increases Internet adoption while creating more pathways for marginalized Detroit residents into the digital economy.
Safi Organics employs technology to decentralize fertilizer production, supporting networks of village-based fertilizer plants that create rural employment in a carbon-negative way to double farmers’ income.
hiveonline helps small/micro businesses thrive with paperless administration, easy access to finance and payments, and fact-based reputation, whether they’re banked or unbanked, over their mobile phones.
By partnering with accredited training bodies (corporate and academic partners), Gnowbe connects quality content with needed skills and mindsets. Delivered by smartphone, Gnowbe improves employability.
InterviewAir is a Video Interviewing Asynchronous Multi-linguistic platform, assisting Tier 2-4 city job seekers and lateral and college campuses in India, cutting time and cost for multiple interview rounds.
Interacpedia reinvented the connection between university student teams and organizations, helping students solve real challenges with projects that generate value in society with the development of new skills/jobs and opportunities/entrepreneurship.