Development Ventures

Sanergy, a social venture that makes hygienic sanitation affordable and accessible throughout Africa's informal settlements.
Sanergy, a social venture that makes hygienic sanitation affordable and accessible throughout Africa's informal settlements.

Founding, financing, and building entrepreneurial ventures targeting developing countries, emerging markets, and underserved consumers everywhere.

 

Development Ventures is an exploratory Fall semester elective Action Lab on founding, financing, and building entrepreneurial ventures targeting developing countries, emerging markets, and underserved consumers everywhere.

Particular emphasis is placed on transformative innovations and exponentially scalable business models that can enable or accelerate major positive social change throughout the world.

Travel Funding

Partial funding is available for some student travel and out-of-country fieldwork related to this class.

Course Information

Instructor
Joost Bonsen, Sandy Pentland
Semester Offered
Fall (Offered since 2001)
Lecture Location
E14-633
Lecture Times
R10-12
Units (credit hours)
12
Class Size
40 Students
Grading
A/B/C/D/F