Coming and Recent Events
Next Billion - "Development Through Enterprise"
Living Labs - EU Portal: "Living Labs for user-driven open innovation"
LLiSA - Living Labs in Southern Africa Wiki
Many Possibilities - Blog about Telecoms in Africa
Whiteafrican - "Where Africa and Technology Collide!"
Kiwanja.net -"where technology meets anthropology, conservation, and development"
StartupAfrica - "Turning the key on African Tech..."
ICT4D blog - "Talking about information and communication technologies and socio-economic development"
Online Communities, Social Networks and list-serves
Business Model Innovation Hub - "... where visionaries, game changers, and challengers discuss business models"
BiD Network - "BiD Network engages thousands of entrepreneurs, experts and investors from all over the world to stimulate entrepreneurship and economic growth in emerging markets"
VC4Africa - "Venture Capital and Private Equity in Africa"
Social Edge - "global online community where social entrepreneurs and other practitioners of the social benefit sector connect to network, learn, inspire and share resources"
BoP Source -"The first social network for the base of the pyramid"
ASEN - "African Social Entrepreneurs Network"
MobileActive -"A global network of people using mobile technology for social impact"
Mobiles and Development - "A network to facilitate the exchange of ideas, experience and knowledge between researchers and practitioners engaged in the research, development and use of mobile technologies for development"
Betavine - "the open mobile solutions community"
MobileMonday - "Bringing the Mobile Industry Together"
Business Model Generation - "A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers"
Closing the digital divide - "How the spread of ICT is improving quality of life for millions in the Third World. Clare Rudebeck, March 2009, The Independent."
ITID - Information Technologies & International Development
ITD - The Journal of Information Technology for Development
EJISDC - The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries
Erik Hersman - "TED talk on reporting crises via texting."
Iqbal Quadir - "TED talk on how mobiles fight poverty."
Organisations and Initiatives
EPROM - Entrepreneurial Programming and Research on Mobiles
AppLab - "Transforming Lives through Innovation in Information Access"
New Ventures - Initiative by the World Resources Institute: "Accelerating the growth of entrepreneurial approaches to the challenges of sustainable development"