glyph 324: network . scanning, spotters, scanners, idea discovery, observation ... enterprise . for profit and nonprofit ventures . social causes, entrepreneurial actions ... example: playpump, water for rural Africa


 

Springwise - a global network of 8,000 idea spotters

daily fix of entrepreneurial ideas

http://www.springwise.com/about/

Springwise and its global network of 8,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds from San Francisco to Singapore. Time to start the Next Big Thing!

Springwise scans the globe for the most promising business ventures, ideas and concepts ready for regional or international adaptation, expansion, partnering, investments or cooperation. Ferociously tracking more than 400 global offline and online business resources, as well as taking to the streets of world cities, digital cameras at hand.

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Who is it for? Springwise is required brain food for entrepreneurial minds! Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, head of a start-up, management consultant, marketing manager, consumer insights expert, trend watcher, journalist, private investor, business development director, or venture capitalist, Springwise will instantly inspire you by getting the world's most promising new business ideas and young ventures right in front of you.


Thanks to augustwest74 whose message on a FLOW list thanked Gary Hoover for the lead to Springwise. First thing noticed on the springwise.com site was this: "A PlayPump is a children's merry-go-round/roundabout attached to a water pump and water storage tank, that provides clean drinking water to children and families in rural Africa."
http://www.springwise.com/nonprofit_social_cause/playing_for_water/


FLOW - http://www.realisticvisionary.com/

http://explorersfoundation.org/glyphery/324.html
Tue, Jul 18, 2006

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