"Copernicus changed the way people viewed the world. Kopernik is changing the approach to development"
10 March 2010 Kopernik “A new website follows the increasingly familiar model of funding socially progressive design and technology projects a few dollars at a time.”
9 March 2010 Amazing Gadgets for the Poor “…breakthrough products, all of them invented in the last 5 o 10 years, are examples of what can be done when technology is designed for the poor.”
8 March 2010 Amazing Gadgets for the Poor “We became bothered by the lack of innovation and new ideas in solving development challenges. It was the same people and the same projects being tried from place to place."
6 March 2010 Kopernik: New Social Enterprise Marketplace That's where startup Kopernik comes in. Founded by two ex-UN staff members, Ewa Wojkowska and Toshi Nakamura, Kopernik is a marketplace for what the duo calls life-changing technology. Their site promotes matchmaking between NGOs and other social change organizations with specific needs and the makers and designers of products-for-good.”
3 March 2010 A Marketplace for BOP Products “With so much ingenious technology being developed by social entrepreneurs around the world, one of the great remaining challenges is figuring out how to make it available to the people who need it—first by letting them know that it exists, and then by raising the money to pay for it.”