Meet the future of BBQs: renewable energy cookstoves

We recently caught up with Khizr I. Tajammul, the founder and CEO of Jaan Pakistan – a social enterprise, researching and producing affordable energy solutions for low-income communities across Pakistan. Jaan Pakistan won the Rwanga Social Startup Competition at the fifth One Young World summit last year and is currently working on introducing solar cook stoves to urban slums in …

These founders have created an ethical lingerie brand

Founders Lara and Julie have created a beautiful ethical fashion brand made from high-quality, soft, organic cotton – better for the environment, better for local farmers and better for the skin. AmaElla manufactures all products ethically and is backed by experts with previous experience at Alexandra McQueen, Tom Ford and DKNY. The two met whilst studying for a Masters in International …

This bracelet helps female entrepreneurs across the world

Orama is an affordable luxury jewellery brand providing microfinancing to female entrepreneurs in developing communities. Founders, Ilaria, Joelle and Yolanda, came up with the idea during their Master’s degree at Imperial College Business School – three women with international backgrounds and experience in different sectors, all tied by the common goal of creating a venture with a strong social impact. …

Crowdfunding Meets Tech4Good

We’ve gone over how crowdfunding has become a popular method of alternative finance in our previous blog post but we thought it would be best to dedicate an entire blog post to highlight examples of how exactly crowdfunding has promoted individuals in pioneering social change. It’s fair to say that crowdfunding has introduced a number of extensive technological advances with …

5 steps you can take today to become healthier

In recent years we have seen a surge in the healthcare industry. People are becoming exceedingly more health conscious, uploading pictures of their perfectly prepared fruit and muesli with yogurt (organically sourced, 100% natural, fat free, -0 calories) on the side, organised so perfectly that you question if anybody dared to actually eat it. Aside from the instagram food aesthetics …

This app will update you on your grandparents’ health

We recently caught up with Alessandro Guazzi, CEO and Founder of Sentimoto, a technology-enabled care service provider. They support older people in remaining healthy, independent, and connected to their families and friends. They provide a smartphone-based analysis platform for data from wearables to address health and lifestyle risks early on. Alessandro is about to finish his DPhil in Biomedical Engineering and has a …