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Using competitive advantages of blindness to create opportunity

by Iyas A
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Wonderful business model from Germany. Discovering Hands creates employment opportunities for blind women using their well developed sensory skills to look for breast cancer. Higher detection rates, and turning the effects of visual impairment into a strength. CLICK HERE TO SEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Indian startup EmbroS develops 3D printed wearable travel aid for the visually impaired

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Indian startup EmbroS is making a difference in the visually impaired community with 3D printing through their innovative product, Live┬áBraille. Effectively replacing a walking cane with a remote sensor. See original article …

Singapore Helps Startups Focussing on Serving the Old and Mentally Ill

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In Singapore, startups will be taken through a series of workshops including work with the aged and mentally ill, as well as user design and business planning, to come up with sustainable businesses to serve the sector. Those that make it to the last round will also get funding to get started. Great stimulus to socially focuses businesses. See original article …