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The MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut

"Global Entrepreneurship: Inefficiency as Opportunity in the Developing World"

September 21, 2006

September 21, 2006
University  of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT

Can you do well by "doing good?" How do you make money in countries where the average worker makes as little as a dollar a day? Why is technology the answer for grass roots entrepreneurship on a village by village basis?

  • How to do good, and make money, by identifying needs and solving inefficiencies affecting poor regions
  • How high-tech solutions work in low-tech areas
  • Why "bottom-up" entrepreneurship works and "top-down" doesn't
  • How to use the US legal and financial systems to go global
  • How to overcome legal and governmental obstacles
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