Saturday, April 09, 2005

A private student loan program:

This and are thanks to Mark Frazier. The number of cool components available to support private initiatives that can change the world seem to be expanding exponentially.

Can FLOW harness and focus all of this energy? Stay tuned . . .

Thursday, April 07, 2005

"InnoCentive® is an exciting web-based community matching top scientists to relevant R&D challenges facing leading companies from around the globe. We provide a powerful online forum enabling major companies to reward scientific innovation through financial incentives."

FLOW could offer an analagous web-based set of competitions for social entrepreneurship projects. Instead of, or in addition to, periodic high-profile competitions, an ongoing competitive framework for intelligently-designed do-gooder solutions.