Partners – 2010

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mHealth Alliance

The mHealth Alliance is dedicated to enabling the delivery of quality healthcare to the farthest reaches of wireless networks in the developing world.

Created by the United Nations Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and Vodafone Foundation, the Alliance’s mission is to be a catalyst and accelerant, supporting leaders, celebrating successes, creating hard research, filling gaps, making connections, and forging public-private partnerships.

NetSquared

NetSquared works to use the Web as a key to making change. They do this by mobilizing individuals and communities, providing Web-based tools, and awarding financial support to leverage social action projects.

NetSquared helps communicate with potential applicants and shares the winners with the greater NetSquared community online.

Global Philanthropy Forum

The Global Philanthropy Forum aims to build a community of donors and social investors committed to international causes, and to inform, enable and enhance the strategic nature of their work.

Winners of the Wireless Innovation Project are announced at the Global Philanthropy Forum, hosted by the World Affairs Council.

Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society

Santa Clara University is committed to educating leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion who will help fashion a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

As a University of Distinction, the Center for Science, Technology, and Society undertakes three integrative activities: educating students, engaging the public, and exemplifying the realization of social benefit through our flagship Global Social Benefit Incubator Program (GSBI™). In so doing, we forge strong connections across local and global businesses, civic and academic institutions, and the technology of Silicon Valley and the Jesuit values of service.

Unreasonable Institute

The Unreasonable Institute selects 25 young, high-impact entrepreneurs from across the globe to attend its eight-week, mentor-intensive incubation program in Boulder, Colorado. During these eight weeks, these entrepreneurs undergo rigorous skill training, gain access to seed capital, obtain legal advice, prototype consulting, and receive mentorship from 60 proven entrepreneurs and investors. Through this incubation program, the Unreasonable Institute’s aim is to enable 25 social ventures a year to effectively address a major global issue in a way that is financially self-sustaining and globally scalable to millions of people.