Who lives near here?

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Springwise believes the internet will remain the harbinger of value innovation for years to come. Take start-up Who Lives Near You from Singapore; a Friendster-esque creation of two Singaporeans looking to revive the kampong spirit i.e. the tight-knit and much-missed community feel of traditional villages. WhoLivesNearYou.com's homepage in July 2004 started posing questions like 'ever seen a neighbor that you have always wanted to get to know but didn't have the courage to talk to?' and 'want to get to know people working or studying in the same area as you so you can share a car?' The response from…

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