“Many startups want to make emerging technologies into reality or improve the world around them. Participant The Catrinka Project, for example, would source production to allow women in developing and impoverished regions to form cottage industries that manufacture designer handbags, using the profits to fund the education of young women. The result: A mashup of crowd sourcing, micro financing, and, as seen in Neal Stephenson’s The Diamond Age, the creation of an army of educated and uplifted women.” See the full article here.
September 24, 2013 by Dheeraj Dasari