How will the world cope with the crucial issue of water management and treatment? How can individuals and corporations benefit even more from the 24/7, ubiquitous connection to the Internet – and prevent the resulting reputation and security risks? What new approaches to treating rare and neglected diseases will emerge and save lives in the coming years? How can technology help modify behaviours to optimize energy use and bring us closer to a low-carbon economy? The 31 start-ups selected as the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers of 2011 innovatively address these and other challenges of our rapidly evolving society. See the full list here (Credits: World Economic Forum).
Apologies for the radio silence – these past few months have been a whirlwind. Some updates: 1) Thanks to all of your support. I have been appointed on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for Fostering Entrepreneurship for 2011-2012, and it would be a privilege to be serving alongside thought leaders like Linda Rottenberg (Co-founder and […]