What is intrapreneurship? Where did the term come from? How is intrapreneurship different, and sometimes more difficult than entrepreneurship? Read this post from TC108’s facilitators, Joe Agoada and Jennifer Estevez, to learn more.
According to the mHealth Alliance, in developing countries, the average doctor to patient ratio is 1 doctor for every 250,000 patients. Yet those same countries account for nearly 80% of the over 5 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide.
For people everywhere, access to a mobile phone can mean better access to health information, which leads to more informed choices and improved well-being. A great example of …
We’re excited, honored, and humbled to be featured in Fast Company as one of the “best learning resources for aspiring social entrepreneurs”, with recognition for the “hybrid” online/offline learning category!
Here are some highlights from the article:
“A notable resource specific to [hybrid learning models] is TechChange, which has held hundreds of in-person small-group workshops, combined with video-based and interactive delivery designed with some …
Estimates from the mHealth Alliance, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and Jana Mobile Inc. show that by 2014, the number of mobile subscriptions worldwide will exceed the global population.
We’re just one week away from the start of our Mobiles in International Development course and we couldn’t be more excited!
This is the 8th time we’ve run TC105 and it’s going to be better than ever with our latest updates. We have new animated videos, a revamped course platform, and fresh content to get you caught up on the latest mobile technology for the developing world …
We’re excited that TechChange’s founder and president, Nick Martin, has been selected as one of the 2013 PopTech Social Innovation Fellows. The PopTech Social Innovation Fellowship program supports up-and-coming social entrepreneurs in scaling their solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems including human rights and healthcare.
Written by Jennifer Estevez.
Check out our entry here: http://kng.ht/1erYBej
Have you heard of the #NewsChallenge? It’s a funding source for innovative ideas managed by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Since 2007 the Knight Foundation has run various challenges and given away over $75 million to over 400 winners. In August the Knight Foundation launched …
We’re excited to join the Tech Cocktail DC Startup Showcase tomorrow evening at the headquarters of 1776. If you’re attending this Tech Cocktail DC event, you’ll hear from TechChange Founder & CEO, Nick Martin, who has just returned from his travels in Amsterdam and Nairobi.
Michael Holachek, an incoming MIT freshman who just spent his summer as a TechChange reflects on his experiences as a Junior Programmer Intern a.k.a. “Code Ninja” at TechChange.
Greetings from Nairobi! I’m currently in Kenya to teach a three-day course on technology and social change as part of the Amani Institute’s course in Certificate in Social Innovation Management.
If you’re unfamiliar with the The Amani Institute, they’re a social-change organization focused on: “Preparing next-generation talent to tackle global challenges by filling the gap between university and the workforce through a new approach …