Virtusa Lends a Helping Hand to One Laptop per Child

How a company with a big heart chose to help One Laptop per Child with their mission.   Cambridge, Massachusetts — June 2010 The mission of One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is “to create educational opportunities for the world’s poorest children by providing each child with a rugged, low-cost, low-power, […]

The XO Travels to the Vung Vieng Village Floating School in Vietnam

Imagine you are sitting on your comfy couch watching TV. You decide to tune in to 60 Minutes. They are talking about a non profit organization that is on the way to bring a low cost laptop to children in developing countries. You think that is a great idea and […]

Class Act Tips from an Experienced Volunteer

  Are you leaving your country with a bag full of XOs? Would you like some helpful tips before you go? Then this article is for you. It was written for One Laptop per Child (OLPC) volunteers who are about to depart for a deployment. The information came from a […]

For Those New to the Boston Startup Community

Update! (7/5/13): Christian Perry of @sfbeta organized “What’s Brewing in Boston?”. It’s a 30 minute panel discussing the Boston startup scene. Check it out here: There’s a lot going on here in Boston when it comes to startups. Institutes that will turn you into a lean mean startup machine. RubyRiot. […]

8 Books Recommended by Entrepreneurs

My first week of the Startup Institute has come to an end. It was a whirlwind of meeting fellow new students, listening to Boston startup community legends and taking lots of notes! What follows are just some of the highlights. A race against other teams to build a tower with only raw spaghetti, a […]