Open 2013: Helping to Disseminate Technology with University Program Support: Examples of how to foster technologies' progression towards scale
Students learn to become leaders that canaddress the well-being of people living in povertythrough design and entrepreneurshipCourses + Placement program Site visits Engaged Studying Practicing Leading Internship Multi-campus Mission driven A new social venture Course company/NGONCIIA OPEN - Benjamin Linder, Olin College, Erik Noyes, Babson College
REGIONAL IMPLEMENTATION 1 2 3Regionalfocus Potential product-ventures Pilots Opportunity identification Development Deployment Multiple approaches 2 product-ventures 0-2 product-ventures Rough components Refined components Validated components Many assumptions Many assumptions tested Replication assumptions
PRODUCT-VENTURE PIPELINE Opportunity identification Development Deployment Rickshaw modification New products Water Rickshaw chlorination drivetrain Rickshaw dispatch Bamboo Joint bicycle improvement design Bike accessories Cactus oil extraction Brand strategy 2 to 6 Semesters! Hoop house Mobile New ventures Accessibility Ghana Equipment Cassava co-op Beeswax India grating Gari income Morocco pressing Alabama Massachusetts
SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES Successes Challenges Students transformed Continuity Students placed Undergraduate founders Lives changed Partner expectations Satisfied partners Distributed teaming Participation by Travel… women/underrepresented Deployment from courses Institutional support
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