Tech For The Greater Good
While acknowledging the growing diversity of advanced technology and artificial intelligence in our society, we’ve realized the endless potential technology has to grow a whole nation and the people in it.
Along with the ability to help push growth, technology has a vital role in ending disruption and solving decades of problems around the world. We’ve come up with a list of inspiring tech companies driving the change to a better world.
The storage and use of money are difficult for refugees. For the families in camps, life is hard as it is. AID.TECH helps store sensitive data and makes shopping easy. AID.TECH has already sent 500 smart vouchers to 100 Syria families in refugee camps in Lebanon.
When talking about tech tech for social cause, this company screams good cause. A community of more than 500 members, including researchers and medical professionals.
This group promotes new scientific strategies to beating cancer which is then used to approach to new opportunities which wouldn’t have been possible otherwise.
Yes, you heard right. This new initiative started in Thailand, ensures a more fast and efficient reforestation process ever. Fully biodegradable bombs containing seeds will be dropped from the sky, on damaged land. With a 70% success rate, this will hep improve the 32 billion acres of land being destroyed every year.
This non profit organization connects skilled scientists with NGO’s that address humanitarian issues. Headquartered in New York City they wok towards a good cause all over the world including Bangalore, Dublin and UK.
This company developed micro-financing in 2005. With the mission to alleviate poverty by connecting poverty through lending has expanding over 80 countries. The company now crowd funds an average of $2.5 million in loans per week
Many know the risk of living off a job in the creative industry. One day you have a job and the next day you don’t. Since being founded, ArtLifting has helped homeless and disabled individuals to sell their art in an online gallery. These pieces of art are sold to offices, hotels, restaurants and more. Earning 55% of the sale, they are off to make the world a better place.
For those who cant hear, understanding other can be frustrating. In an attempt to make sign language normal, Drops CEO Daniel Farkas founded his company. Till date Drops is the only company to include ASL along with other spoken and written languages.
With air pollution, physical inactivity and congested environments rising in many metropolitan cities, young entrepreneur Agne Milukaite founded Cycle.land. A service that allows the exchange of bikes, , e-bikes and scooters between people. With simple steps like sign up, find, message and pay, Cycle.land is moving ahead towards a cleaner and more efficient urban transport.
“Technology is neither good nor bad. It is the use to which it Is put that makes the difference.”