Category Archives: social entrepreneurship

Ottawa Wave Makers Podcast

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There is an awesome new challenge called Ottawa’s Wave Makers. The challenge is put together by some of my favourite people: Hub Ottawa, Just Change, Bullfrog Power, Natural Step and the WWF. The idea is to encourage grass root efforts to educate and spur action around the preservation and improvement of Canada’s oceans. This challenge […]

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Steal My Idea: browse, submit, steal awesome ideas

I’m happy to announce Steal My Idea ( http://davidrs.com/stealmyidea/ ) has just launched! Steal My Ideas is an e-library of business and social enterprise ideas that are free for anyone to browse, submit, or steal. There are many brilliant ideas out there from people who don’t have the time or resources to implement them (Think about all the […]

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Random Hacks of Kindness Ottawa Part 2/2

Click here for Part 1 of RHOK Ottawa Our Project: GirlTank We spent the weekend working with a project called GirlTank: a community hub and crowdfunding platform designed to help women and girl changemakers grow and scale their daring social enterprises. I chose to work with GirlTank because Tara, the co-founder of GirlTank, was present […]

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Random Hacks of Kindness Ottawa Part 1 / 2

Random Hacks* of Kindness ( #RHOK www.rhok.org ) is a wonderful event where a bunch of socially minded developers and designers get together for a weekend and build awesome software to try and make the world a better place. Last weekend I had the good fortune of being able to participate in the Ottawa RHOK event, along […]

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App Beta: Ottawa’s Heart – Saving lives with a map

Last month I posted about a new project I’m starting in an effort to crowdsource the mapping and annotation of all the defibrillators in Ottawa. Defibrillators are small electronic devices used to restart hearts after a sudden cardiac arrest, and are awesome because they’re everywhere, they’re easy to use, and they’re super effective: Some Facts […]

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