Craigslist Founder, Craig Newmark, will deliver the morning keynote address at the Africa Social Enterprise Forum, Sept26, NYC. Craigslists disruption and intermediation of online media platforms serves as a poignant example of how the internet can be used as a tool for social good. In Africa, social entrepreneurial groups such as Ushahidi are already using the internet to enable direct democracy. In this video, Craig further elaborates on the theme.
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Our Featured Morning Keynote, Craig Newmark, Founder of Craigslist, has been the subject of an interesting in-depth Wired article criticizing Craigslist and concluding that Craig has created amongst the most-impressive start-ups online.
Read Wired's Why Craigslist Is Such a Mess here and check out a review of the article here by A VC Blogger Fred Wilson.