Asking questions about how we can create a safe digital future.
Hi everybody! This room is for people interested in social entrepreneurship and how it can be mixed with tech. Tech4good and ICT4D is one thing, but can we bring geeks and experts of social issues together to start asking questions, brainstorming and co-creating solutions to the issues the digital future will bring us?
Hi guys, nice meeting u all! I'm from Hong Kong and am working with Acumen and some other entrepreneur hubs to solve social inclusion issues. Looking forward to the exciting discussions that will happen!
Hi @s-lsy and welcome! What social inclusion issues are you working on and how do you use tech?
And it's funny how he starts with the importance of user-centered research (anthropologists FTW!!) - just to come to the conclusion that maybe we should rethink how startups do their work.
Ive heard quite a lot of people say that if ever another startup or other organization comes and does a needs assessment, they will just not cooperate anymore.
Also, there are so many "solutions" working on the same problems refugees face that none of them solves anything much. Start-up founder ego?
what is social entrepreneurship?
there are different definitions, @burning-monk, but imho the most important aspect of social entrepreneurship is solving societal problems with solutions based on business tools and methods, yet focusing on users instead of profit
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