The New PPT

The ideas forum for Public-Purpose Technology
Created 05 Oct 2021
  • The Public-Purpose Technology Holiday Library
    20 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    Public-purpose technology rose to prominence as a topic of public conversation in 2021. This holiday season, we’ve put together a library of books, articles, podcasts and on technology that addresses ...
  • Entrepreneurial states need public-purpose tech — and vice versa
    02 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    By Jaideep Prabhu, Professor of Marketing and Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Subscribe now Listen to this post: We are...
  • VCs are gatekeepers to capital. But can they act for the long term?
    16 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    By Elizabeth Sisson, former Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, a research center located within the John F. Kennedy School of Gover...
  • Europe is dreaming of unicorns and neglecting the rest
    04 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    By Dr. Johannes Lenhard, Researcher and Affiliated Lecturer, University of Cambridge (Max Cam) and Expert Affiliate, StateUp Subscribe now Europe is moving strongly into unicorn land; this year, for t...
  • Is public-purpose technology the new fintech?
    28 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    By Sam Gilbert, author of Good Data: An Optimist’s Guide to Our Digital Future Subscribe now Listen to this post: In the first half of 2021, a whopping $7.4 billion was invested into startups in “insu...
  • Tipping Point
    21 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    by Dr. Tanya Filer, Founder and CEO of StateUp Subscribe now Listen to this post: I have spent most of the past decade studying Public-Purpose Technology—technology that addresses big public needs, an...
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