PhilTech: technoindustry shift towards society

BASIC HALL, October 18, 12:30 — 13:45

Kickstarter has dramatically changed its business model and become a charity. Today, management should not only bring profits to shareholders, but also make the world a better place. Mark Zuckerberg plans to donate 99% of his Facebook shares to charity. Uber is about to introduce a button that allows customers to donate to a nonprofit organization on each taxi trip.
Can technology solve global problems? How do innovations change our values? What is venture philanthropy, and what is the future of investments in social projects? Why is PhilTech a new trend for the IT community and investors?