Africa Social Enterprise Forum 2009
 
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.