Photo of the Week: Kashgar, China 2014

12 Oct 2014

Uyghurs wait at a bus stop on July 27, 2014 in old Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygher Autonomous Region, China.

UNDP Week of Innovative Action

09 Oct 2014

The UNDP publishes a weekly summary of its projects across the globe. It's a good place to go to get your creative juices flowing. 

Lean startup theory 101

09 Oct 2014

One of the animating principle of Justice Labs Startup School is lean startup. As applied to public interest project development it means creating and launching a minimally viable product (MVP) that will allow you to test your assumptions and, if necessary, make one or more pivots. Here is an excellent article describing the basic principles of lean startup theory. 

In Viet Nam, community homesteads are new law schools

06 Oct 2014

Here is the story of a promising legal innovation in Vietnam, courtesy UNDP.

Jessica Ma on the accelerator experience

06 Oct 2014

Jessica Mah, co-founder of inDinero, shares her experiences participating in Y-Combinator, an early stage startup accelerator. Beyond the financial support and connections accelerators can provide, Mah believes startup founders benefit from meeting and working alongside other entrepreneurs.