Social Entrepreneurship & Web 2.0 - Changing the World for Good

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Presented by Mike Tee (www.elevyn.com) during BarCamp Johor Bahru, 7 December 2008

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Social Entrepreneurship & Web 2.0 - Changing the World for Good

  1. 1. <ul><li>Social Entrepreneurship & Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Changing the World for Good </li></ul>By Mike Tee Web: www.elevyn.com Email: [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>Defining social entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting projects & ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Getting it into the web </li></ul><ul><li>Elevyn start-up experience </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is the leading cause </li></ul><ul><li>of death in the world? </li></ul>
  4. 4. PlayPumps | www.playpumps.org Pictures from www.springwise.com
  5. 5. Hippo Roller | www.hipporoller.org Pictures from www.springwise.com
  6. 6. Eco Maximus | www.ecomaximus.com Pictures by Eco Maximus
  7. 7. change.org Social network for Causes. Blogs, articles, ideas, actions.
  8. 8. globalgiving.com Make donations to charities & community projects
  9. 9. freerice.com Simple Q&A game; every correct answer donates 20 grains of rice to UNWFP.
  10. 10. September campaign Donate $32, 7 weeks, $159,000. Water systems @ 3 hospitals & 1 school in Ethiopia.
  11. 11. kiva.org Microloans online. Lend $25 to entrepreneurs in developing worlds.
  12. 12. A place to buy and sell hand-made items produced by marginalized communities www.elevyn.com
  13. 14. 5 things about Elevyn.com 1. What’s my footprint? 4. Where’s my package? 5. Buy in Bulk 3. Get involved! 2. Social impact
  14. 15. <ul><li>Launched on 11/11/2008 </li></ul><ul><li>To date, sold US$403.80 worth of items </li></ul><ul><li>75% goes back to the artisans – US$302.85 </li></ul>

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