"Tell us which social tech innovation has inspired you!"
The Nominet Trust 100 will showcase the most inspiring applications of digital technology for social good from around the world. Nominations are now open, for suggestions on how tech can bring real change and improve lives.
In Bangladesh, millions of people are learning English using a service they can call up by dialling 3000 on a mobile phone. In Mexico, five million people are part of a collaborative consumption platform which gives them round the clock medical support and discounts on medical treatments, all for an additional $5 a month on their mobile phone bill. In Sao Paulo, a site that gathers the best that the city has to offer that is free and cheap - from exhibitions and concerts to yoga and psychoanalysis - gets 8m page views a day, making it the fifth most visited site in the country.
Thank you for helping us in our search for the world’s 100 most inspiring social innovations with digital technology.
The Nominet Trust 100 will showcase how digital technology can be central to efforts to bring real change, improving people’s lives by giving them access to support, skills, knowledge and opportunities.
As our project nears its completion we are thrilled to report that thanks to the funding we received from Nominet Trust we have managed to secure additional pro bono help to help their grant go even further.
Today, Monday 17 June 2013, social enterprise Participle launch We Are The Million, a new crowd funding platform that boosts small businesses in South London by helping them raise much needed funds to grow and create new employment opportunities in their local community.
Starting now, the public can support the local small businesses they love, get great deals and in the process directly create jobs in their community.
Only two weeks after the launch of the UK-wide campaign to inspire a generation of young people to create, not just use, digital technologies, 'Make Things Do Stuff' today announces additional support from Virgin Media, Caffè Nero, Microsoft and the UK government.
Virgin Media and Caffè Nero have committed to 'Make Things Do Stuff' through their partnership with member organisation Freeformers, to deliver a progamme of TechJam Clubs to m
Here at the Eastern Enterprise Hub we are proud to announce our new e-connect website is live, you can take a look at econnect.eehub.co.uk.
This innovative new website is aimed at 16 to 24 year olds to help develop their business skills and find out more about the world of business. We also offer an online mentoring scheme, so students can be paired with a suitable mentor to give them entrepreneurial advice and support through their business journey.
Tech entrepreneurs have already changed the world, transforming how we work, how we communicate, how we shop. Imagine if these entrepreneurs focused their talents on big social challenges, using tech to devise radically new solutions to social care, child welfare, poverty, education and climate change.
Imagine the power of technology applied for social good.