Visiting Nasscom, one of the big tech startup hubs in Bangalore

From field visits in tribal villages in Tamil Nadu to one of the biggest and most known Innovation hubs in Bangalore: just a 50 minutes flight away. A short flight that connects ancient times and the future! Today, I had a meeting with Nasscom startup warehouse and I have met some startups who are part…

Social change? Culture is the key to people’s heart

It’s culture that often is underestimated when plans are made how to offer a better education, how to change economic crisis and critical social behavior. But culture is often the key to people’s heart. An example is the music school in India. Music lessons, normally not accessible to the average and poor population, are the…

My video of the month – social media for social change

Today I found this video and I just want to share with you – because it shows the networking community that empowers the different thinking. Social media, social change and social business – wherever we focus on it leads to the new way of thinking and shows the mechanism behind. Just thinking of what can…

Millenials: Will the digital generation change the society?

“Individuality, profile, Design thinking methodology, more networking – we need a completely different approach and change.” This is what we can hear in a huge number of discussions, conferences, publications. The idea that we do not need more from what is already there, but need to be and act differently is a promising goal. What…

Create a strategy that is social rather than a social media strategy

Although it sounds similar, there is a huge difference on how you start and work on “social strategies”: having a social media strategy does not mean automatically that you are done with a social strategy. Without doubt: there are many nice and cool social channels outside, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Qype, youTube, Vine, Vimeo and hundreds…