Tag: start-ups

Virtual Reality Check: Making VR/AR Work for Everyone

Virtual Reality Check: Making VR/AR Work for Everyone

Written by: Chris Szymczak, Events, and Virtual Reality Lead, UNICEF Office of Innovation. Follow: @theentreflaneur Last year UNICEF Innovation asked a question: is there a place for Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the ‘for good’ space? Today we’re taking a significant step to verify this. The UNICEF Innovation […]

UNICEF Is Investing in Tech Start-Ups

UNICEF Is Investing in Tech Start-Ups

The original story was published in The Associated Press on 15 November 2016, 4:21 PM. Written By Michael Astor. View the original article here. UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations children’s agency is taking a cue from Silicon Valley and making venture capital investments in emerging market tech start-ups to […]

Somleng – Open Source Telephony

Somleng – Open Source Telephony

On 15 November 2016, the UNICEF Innovation Fund announces its first portfolio of investments in open source technology solutions – Somleng – Open Source Telephony is among the first five companies to receive investment. The UNICEF Innovation Fund invests in technology start-ups from developing markets that are working on open […]