Next Billion: Development through Enterprise

dev_ent.jpgIt’s been an exciting week for new internet resources. The latest to come our way is a weblog-type publication from the World Resouces Institute called Development Through Enterprise ( It looks to be a fantastic website, with stories on things like microlending from South Africa to Sarajevo, cheap PCs and other plans geared to “Eradicating Poverty Through Profit: Making Business Work for the Poor”.
(via Worldchanging and SmartMobs)

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.