From my experience as a STEM educator for children in lower socio-economic circumstances, providing a quality education gives children a strong foundation to progress in life and inspire confidence....
Last year I experienced the power of an acceleration process up close and personal. To be honest I had been talking with some authority to others about incubators and accelerators for more than a year as part of my role in the innovationXchange (iXc).
Up until recently, asking someone about blockchain would likely have yielded you an answer about bitcoin-- if that someone knew anything about blockchain at all. But recently, investors, banks, governments,and other institutions have been finding new uses for blockchain.
The DFAT Technology Against Poverty Prize is a $500,000 grant provided by innovationXchange as part of the 2016 Google Impact Challenge. The prize encourages non-profits registered in Australia to explore new ways of delivering social impact internationally, using technology.