Tag: social entrepreneurship

Rob Goodier

Three Startups Developing Agriculture, Water and Sanitation Solutions Win ASME ISHOW India

April 7, 2023

A manhole monitor, upgraded grow lights and a natural water purifier won the top places in the American Society...

Rob Goodier

Sendea Turns Untrained Rural Techs into Solar Entrepreneurs

March 31, 2023

Editor’s note: The following article is adapted from Sun-Connect News, the news website of Stiftung Solarenergie, and from Sun-Connect’s...

Rob Goodier

New Hydropower Tech, a Rainwater Harvester and a Portable Shower Win ISHOW USA 2022

July 28, 2022

Water was the theme among the winners of the US division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)...

Claudia Alemañy Castilla

Saathi Hygiene Pads Bets on Carbon and Plastic Credits with Social Impact

July 7, 2022

Saathi, the India-based manufacturer of environmentally friendly sanitary pads, would like to broaden the scope of projects that generate...

Rob Goodier

Entrepreneurs from Kenya and Uganda Win Places in ASME’s Social Innovation Accelerator

June 24, 2022

Accessible innovations in healthcare diagnostics, clean energy, and water distribution receive (USD) $30,000 and technical support at the 2022...

Rob Goodier

The New ASME Idea Lab Incubator Has Launched for Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs with an Idea

April 28, 2022

Application deadline: June 6th at 5pm EST Prospective social entrepreneurs have a new incubator for transforming their ideas into...

Rob Goodier

The Unintended Consequences of Technology: Christopher Ategeka’s Book Is Now Available

October 22, 2021

Think for a second about unintended consequences of technology and they can be jarring, like brown well water from...

Kimani Chege

Bioethanol for Refugees: A Startup’s Plan for Weeding Lake Victoria

July 8, 2021

Looking out from the Kenyan shores of Lake Victoria, a green carpet of water hyacinth floats with the tides....

Rob Goodier

A Better Battery, a Prosthetic Hand and a Sanitary Pad Disposal System Win ISHOW India

May 5, 2021

Three startups emerged as winners of the Indian segment of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovation Showcase (ASME...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions for Jim Fruchterman, Who Talks Non-Profits Out of Adopting New Technology

July 25, 2019

The tropes of a Silicon Valley icon’s backstory glitter throughout Jim Fruchterman’s biography: Elite school dropout, serial venture founder,...


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