SMS for Disaster Relief


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Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, which recently ravaged the Philippines, has inspired us at engageSPARK to spend even more time thinking about how to built great SMS and Voice tools that can be used for disaster awareness and disaster relief efforts. The GSMA has been...

Announcing the Opportunity Labs Fellowship Program


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In case you’ve been wondering, a lot of things have been happening at Opportunity Labs in the last few months! Our team has been working tirelessly on building, refining and iterating our engageSPARK solution, as we continue to get invaluable internal and external...

More Internet Equals Less Poverty. Who Cares If It Makes Facebook Richer?


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A few weeks ago Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced a new project called Internet.org to further extend internet access to developing countries and reduce poverty. This new endeavour is in collaboration with other tech giants and aims...

Will the SEEED Act Commission Have the Guts to Upend Existing Social Enterprise Legislation?


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Over the last few months, two new developments have arisen regarding social enterprise legal forms. First, Delaware has passed new legislation enabling organizations to incorporate as a Benefit Corporation – what some have called “historic Benefit Corporation...