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Legatum Seed Grant Poster Presentation

Legatum Seed Grant Poster Presentation

As Legatum IAP Seed Grant winners, we had the opportunity to present a poster following one of the Legatum lectures! We made a few interesting contacts – particularly with a Danish man who is interested in innovations. Interesting, the types of people you meet at these things.

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Essmart Pitches and Wins Audience Choice @ SECON!

Essmart Pitches and Wins Audience Choice @ SECON!

On Sunday, Jackie pitched Essmart at the Harvard Social Enterprise Conference. We were finalists and had the opportunity to pitch in front of a 1,000+ person audience! It was quite the thrill, and we took home the Audience Choice award. Knowing that the audience resonates with the […]

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Day 25: Talking with Villgro Stores about Rural Distribution

Shortly after reaching Chennai’s main railway station, I grabbed a pre-paid auto rickshaw to IIT Madras. I had a meeting with Ashutosh Sinha from Villgro Stores. The meeting turned out to be quite thought-provoking. For example, Ashutosh brought up that when you think about the various technologies […]

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Day 24: Talking about Logistics in Bangalore

The important Essmart-related meeting of the day was with Logistimo. Logistimo develops mobile phone applications to assist with supply chain management and logistics. They specialize in rural distribution, which is what Essmart is interested in. We were introduced to Logistimo through my Development Ventures professor, and I met […]

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Day 23: SELCO Bangalore

I met Grace, the MIT alum I had met in Hubli, at SELCO’s main office in JP Nagar. I always enjoy visiting SELCO. We talked with some people from the SELCO Foundation, which is the arm of SELCO that supports Ujire’s SELCO Labs. I asked a lot […]

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Day 20: Ujire Surveys Begin

Day 20: Ujire Surveys Begin

We began our surveys with help from SELCO Lab employees and some students who are helping them out. The morning was spent going over the surveys. I could kind of see a slight clash of interests, as what we’re doing as a distributor of products is quite […]

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