Category Joseph Gaylord

Hacking the SDGs: #Connect2Effect Hackathon for sustainable consumption and production

“What would be revolutionary is if they hacked it so it could be used as a global model.” “I think they need to focus more. Bring it to the skinniest point and work it from there.” “Is this a business, or an outreach campaign? How should we look at this?” These were some of the […]

How to Grow a Start-Up: Tips from ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition Winners and Mentors

You have a great business idea, but how do you get it from paper to market? What skills do you need to develop the idea and make it thrive as a business? In a recent Google Hangout hosted by the ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition to round up a month of activities on Youth and […]

Young Innovators Competition Hosts Second Hangout on Open Source Technology for Disaster Management

The ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition held our second Google Hangout on July 3. These events take the form of live-streamed panel discussions and give our current participants a chance to discuss the major issues surrounding our challenges with experts from around the globe. For our current challenge we are looking for young social […]