Submitted by Jennifer L. Schenker on December 7, 2009
Ushahidi crowdsources information and then uses technology tools to draw attention to problems such as election fraud or to help in disaster recovery. The group's technology engine, which was developed in Africa by Africans, allows for any person or group to create a way to gather distributed information, aggregate it, and then visualize it on a map, timeline, or chart. It is one of 26 companies chosen to be a 2010 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Read more
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