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The MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut

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

September 21, 2006

When:
September 21, 2006
Where:
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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