Taking free medicine distribution to the next level, state health department will soon introduce automated medicine dispensing machines. Similar to ATMs, the new and unique machines will be able to recognize prescriptions and dispense medicines.
- South Asia
Watch the Replay of Our Google Hangout: Understanding BoP 3.0 with Fernando Casado Cañeque and Stuart Hart
Stuart L. Hart and Fernando Casado Cañeque took a look at many failures of Base of the Pyramid businesses and conclude we need a new version. The authors of the new book "Base of the Pyramid 3.0: Sustainable Development Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship" are the guests of our next Google Hangout.
Check out a Replay of Latest Google+ Hangout : Our guests: Kayser, Budinich authors of ‘Scaling Up Business Solutions to Social Problems’
The new book, “Scaling Up Business Solutions to Social Problems,” not only assesses “why is the lab for social innovation full but its globalization plant so empty?” but provides realistic remedies to turn around vexing problem of scale. In our next Google Hangout, authors Olivier Kayser and Valeria Budinich join us.
Our next Google+ Hangout will feature Erik Simanis, head of the Emerging and Frontier Markets Initiative at Cornell University, a collaboration between Entrepreneurship at Cornell and the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Simanis has written extensively on the future of base of the pyramid business practices.
- NextBillion Originals
TechnoServe is an organization at the center of food security, farmer incomes and environmental sustainability. You’ve heard a lot from TechnoServe experts here on NextBillion, including a post just last week about outgrower farming models. So we’re glad to have the opportunity to host TechnoServe’s new president and CEO Will Warshauer, who has agreed to join us for our next Google Hangout here at NextBillion.
Watch the Replay of our Google Hangout with Margot Kane: A Q&A with Calvert Foundation’s VP of Strategic Initiatives
Margot Kane is VP of Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation. She manages strategy development, fundraising and implementation of new investment initiatives and portfolios that target key impact areas like the revitalization of iconic cities. We discussed these initiatives and other impact investing topics in this live interview.
Last month, the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs celebrated its fifth anniversary. Where does the small and growing business and its investment community go from here, and what will be ANDE’s role in getting us there? We’ll ask those, and hopefully some of your questions, to ANDE Executive Director Randall Kempner in another of our Google Hangout chats.
Check Out a Replay of Our Latest Google Hangout : A Q&A with the winners of the 2014 Case Writing Competition
As you may have heard, earlier this week we announced the top five winners in the fourth NextBillion Case Writing Competition, sponsored by the Citi Foundation. Now it’s time to hear from the scholars and contributors behind the winning cases.