Leo the Homeless Coder Launches Carpool App


Homeless NYC man, Leo Grand, who was taught how to code by Patrick McConlogue, has launched his carpool app.

The app aims to cut the number of automobiles on the road, and in turn, to shrink down the amount of transportation-related CO2 emissions. The app is called Trees for Cars which enables users to sign up and state whether they need a ride or can offer one, and then the app connects those potential carpoolers with others nearby, allowing them to share a ride.


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Social Enterprise Aims to Create a World of ‘Ready Baked’ Social Entrepreneurs


Social Enterprise Aims to Create a World of ‘Ready Baked’ Social Entrepreneurs

Lindsey Hall, co-founder of social enterprise Real Ideas Organisation (RIO), writes about UK’s first rural Social Enterprise Zone in Cornwall and explains how 'social’ and 'enterprise’ are still a gaping dichotomy.




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