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Y Combinator is a recognized  incubator for startups. They have incubated 250 companies in the last 4 years. One key concept they have implemented is the mentorship of co-founders of the new companies by seasoned serial entrepreneurs. Who can be the

Y Combinator is a recognized incubator for startups. They have incubated 250 companies in the last 4 years. One key concept they have implemented is the mentorship of co-founders of the new companies by seasoned serial entrepreneurs. Who can be the

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William commented on The DMV has it all: waiting time, identity, "sexy" donors

Great inspiration!

I'd add a badge that can be showcased in the vehicle. If you ever become a donor an aditional badge could be given to the donor.

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William commented on Donating together with friends

Nice inspiration Oliver. Thanks for sharing with us this personal experience.

I agree that person to person contact will always be powerful and so is making donation personal. That being said, I truly believe that the effect of sharing the experience of donation can be magnified using digital technology. Your inspiration got me thinking about how to use a mixed approach that can take advantage of both offline and online worlds.

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William commented on Promoting Energy Conservation Through Normative Messaging

Great inspiration Reggie!

I think you're touching one point that is very important in driving behavior towards donor registration. It is called "social validation": I am more likely to do something that my trusted ones have done, in fact, as you say, I'll feel akward if everybody is doing it and I don't.

What about bringing a mechanism to let me know, let's say, who among my friends in facebook have registered as bone marrow donors and make very visible among them that I haven't. Likewise all my contacts will know when I become a registered donor.