Haptik and Hello.de provide new platforms for digital customer service using WhatsApp-style messaging platforms.
Online marketplace SnapDeal is using an innovative method to reach the most isolated consumers in India.
Icicibankpay enables anyone with a smartphone and a Twitter account to tweet money transfers, check their bank balance and top up phone credit.
Stanford University graduates have developed Embrace Warmer, a temperature-controlling sleeping bag that can prevent hypothermia in premature babies.
Tihar Food Court is a vegetarian cafeteria in New Delhi where the food is made and served by criminals, including murderers, as part of a rehabilitation effort.
Numerics is an app that simplifies and customizes business analytics, making it easier for companies to track their numbers using mobile devices.
Kan Khajura Tesan is an always-on radio station that those in electricity-scarce locations can access by calling it on their cell phone.
Protoprint has partnered with waste picker co-operatives in India to create the world’s first fair trade 3D-printing filament.
Aarambh is using discarded cardboard waste to create school bags which unpack into small desks — designed to improve the posture of children who are used to sitting and writing on the floor.
Two ventures — Lechal and SuperShoes — are enabling anyone to turn their shoes into smart devices, using vibrations to let them know which way to turn without checking their phone.