Scaling Development Ventures 2016
CITE is proud to be a co-organizer of the 2016 Scaling Development Ventures Conference, which will feature more than 30 speakers and panelists. Program sessions will include a keynote and guest speaker, two curated conversations, a student demo-showcase, and 10 breakout sessions.
In addition to co-sponsoring the event, CITE researchers will also participate in the following panels:
DIY Product Evaluation: Lessons Learned from NGOs, Academia, and Consumer Advocates (Round One Breakout Session: 2:15-3:45pm)
When a person lives on less than $2 a day — as some 2.7 billion people around the world do — there isn’t room for a product to fail. Investing in a product that fails undermines future innovation by reducing consumer confidence and depleting scarce resources. How can you design your product or venture using evaluation practices and principles from the very first prototype through mass production?