Doing is the Art of Learning: Lessons from an Xcelerator Workshop
For Dr. Amy Webb-Girard, Xcelerator transformed her vision of the knowledge her students in public heath and nutrition need in order to have a greater impact beyond the university.
Inspired by Xcelerator: Strategic Tools for Institutional Transformation
The resources and planning tools used in Xcelerator extend beyond application to specific projects, with the potential to transform how organizations function to bolster sustainable global change.
University sanitation research enters business world with Xcelerator
There is an ongoing sanitation crisis in the developing world. Inadequate sewage disposal and overflowing latrines are a serious public health concern across the globe.
E-Team Baisikeli Ugunduzi reinvents the wheel
Sturdy bicycle inner tubes for poor consumers who rely on bikes for their livelihood
The VentureWell List
The VentureWell list. 2014 was a banner year for VentureWell. 2015 looks to be even more exciting. We changed, and our innovators achieved new milestones.
AYZH delivers health solutions for women in India
AYZH provides health solutions to impoverished women in India and around the world.
Xcelerator in Malawi: Innovations to save lives at birth
VentureWell’s 8th Xcelerator program was held in Malawi to strengthen innovations to save lives at birth.
Designmatters: Art education embraces social entrepreneurship
Designmatters: Art & design education embraces social entrepreneurship
D-Rev: Affordable Prosthetics for the Developing World
D-Rev is developing affordable prosthetics for the developing world, such as their $80 prosthetic ReMotion Knee.
Sanergy: Turning waste into wealth in Kenya’s slums
The Sanergy team received an E-Team grant in 2010 and went to Kenya for further research. Two immediate observations forced them to re-think their initial strategy.
Greenlight Planet: Bringing light to millions off the grid
Greenlight Planet has leveraged 6,000 micro-entrepreneurs who are earning a steady income by selling the company’s solar lights in their own communities, illuminating their neighbor’s homes.