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Jessica at HATCH

Jessica was invited to participate in HATCH, an invitation only event in Bozeman, Montana which brings together 100 thought leaders, practitioners and students for a 4 day “Hatch a Better World” event. The discussions were deeply linked and related to our work. At Gobee, we’re trouble shooters and change makers working to bridge the gaps in access and Read on…

0 responses / Nov 13th

192 Thank You Cards & “The Trough”: Lessons Learned from a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Kickstarter campaigns are no stranger to social impact projects. Just this week, Ideo.org launched a $30,000 campaign to support the publishing of their new book – “The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design.”  Here at Gobee, we launched a Kickstarter campaign in December of 2013 for our photography book, “Social Enterprise Stories from Urban Kenya.”  We learned Read on…

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East Oakland Innovators: Big Win, Prototyping a Rating System for Small Businesses

What do we do now? Silvia and Bre felt discouraged after talking with some corner store employees: Stores didn’t want to be rated. The team was hoping that the ratings would help stores understand what customers wanted. Store improvements would mean a higher rating, which could attract more customers. However, stores didn’t want to be Read on…

0 responses / Sep 25th

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