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Unformatted text preview: evelopmental Entrepreneurship MAS.666 / 15.971 Brainstorming Development Opportunities 19 September 2003 Joost Bonsen Todays DE Agenda 1. Deliverables: Our Expectations 2. Executive Summary Guidelines 3. Example Developmental Opportunities 4. Guests & Brainstorming Guests Eleonoria Badilla-Saxe, Education/LINCOS Ian Eslick, SiliconSpice Tim Prestero, Design-that-Matters/Kinkajou Sissi Liu, Kenyan Agroforestry / ecoventures Damien Balsan, Way/MobileBanco Nathan Eagle, Cash Owen Johnson, MakingProgress, microphilanthropy; InterDimensions Sanith Wijesinghe, $50K biomed, OCW Yael Maguire, FabLab & ThinkCycle DE Deliverables Weekly weblinks via email Business Plan Executive Summary DUE : November 19, 2003 1,200 words; 3 pages; $50K format Form Teams to do this! Within class or beyond Executive Summaries Rules & Guidelines at http://50k.mit.edu Fairly standard What, Why, How, Who, Who Else questions Systematically hook the reader in with compelling elevator pitch & more Identifying Worthy Opportunities Problem side Solution side Big categories & specific ideas Pick something and begin exploring, iteration will naturally focus you. Macro Categories The 1G Challenge Transportation Distributed Power Information & Communication Education Business Models Finance Basic Needs Health Catastrophe Mitigation Shelter Farming Culture Innovation Opportunity / Idea Sources Design-that-Matters http://www.designthatmatters.org HalfBakery http://www.halfbakery.com/ Sristi Innovation Database / Honeybee http://202.71.129.184/nifindia/innovation_database.asp Technology Transfer Database http://www.sristi.org/technologytransfer.html ThinkCycle http://www.thinkcycle.org GIAN http://www.gian.org http://journeytoforever.org/at_link.html Innovation Foundation http://www.nifindia.org/ many more! Specific Ideas & Opportunities Health: Low Cost Test & Diagnostics Disease Contamination Analogous to pH or Litmus paper Telediagnostics Penny Diagnostics http://gn.www.media.mit.edu/resenv/telemed/ http://www.media.mit.edu/nanoscale/research/sensors.html http://web.media.mit.edu/~jasont/dist/tabletopchem/ Health: Low Cost Therapeutics Wound care...
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