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Mary Jean commented on CaribShare Biogas

HI Carol,
Congratulations!   We are in another challenge and a finalist, see Highed Challenge, UBS, 1Gen2Fund.  Maybe there is a way to collaborate?  My brother in law is in Barbados and might be able to help you bring your project to Barbados (he is Bajan)....do you have an interest?  Please let me know and send your email contact or send me a message on LinkedIn, Mary Jean Koontz.  I live in San Francisco, so if you are coming to SF as a fellow, we can meet soon?  Good luck!
Mary Jean

Thanks Nico, What kind of work do you do?  Sounds like you have good insight; we are working on customer discovery in the "giver area"; it is a bit like a long distance adoption.....I sponsored a young boy in Vietnam some 20 years ago when I met him at age 4; he is now a close friend and like family and I have visited him 5 times in Hanoi....so such a relationship can easily form among alumni and 1st generation students.    We are conducting a survey of the givers to learn their perspective and help us iterate as we design; here is the URL; please take our survey and help us spread the URL   :

https://qtrial2011.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0PNZ8qhA00wFm1n

Thank you, Mary Jean

Hi Alexandra,
Hello from Mary Jean,  Karen's business partner; we are interested in an accelerator in the SF Bay Area as we both are parents here in the SF Bay Area.  Having said that, I have flexibility to travel as I am familiar with some accelerator models that require travel for cohort meetings.  We are very interested in the Path to Pitch and an accelerator that is committed to education companies.  Are you from OPENIdeo in San Francisco?  We'd love to come meet you some time soon?
Thanks!
Mary Jean Koontz