In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who is interested in the role of the private sector in the developing world?Â Have an idea for a business that you think can make a difference?
Applications are now being accepted for a seed grantÂ from the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT and turn these ideas into reality.
MITÂ undergraduateÂ andÂ graduate studentsÂ are invited to apply for up toÂ $2,000Â in funding to support projects investigating the development of for-profit businesses in low-income countries during the 2008-2009 IAP session. Grants are distributed through a competitive selection process that takes into account the viability and impact of each project proposal.Â Seed grant applications must be submitted online by 1 p.m. on Nov. 21.
For complete seed grant application instructions, and to learn more about the Legatum Center, please visit our web site.