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Offset4Poor smartphone app; allows you to easily measure your carbon footprint, and offset it by paying for work projects done by the poor.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Kearny, NJ, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Starting with this iPhone app (Offset4Poor); work on a series of technology and finance driven solutions to mitigate impact of climate change and alleviate poverty in developing (and developed countries). Offset4Poor smartphone app is intended for those who are concerned about the impact of global warming, especially in terms of increasing droughts, floods, etc. in developing countries directly impacting lives/livelihoods of the poor!


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    Mack Ramachandran

    Ph.D in Economics from Clark University, MA. 14 years experience in developing countries incl. managing large humanitarian projects. Recently worked on a series of market-driven solutions (cash transfers, MF, carbon) for the poor in diverse places such as Sudan and Nicaragua. In addition to Offset4Poor app; also working on a labor-based carbon credit bond fund to employ around 15-18 million people per year and return around 8-10% for investors.

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    Harish Ramachandran

    CTO for Offset4Poor. 20+ years experience in Information Technology - designing, developing, architecting and managing large enterprise applications. Recently, was with Merrill Lynch as Assistant Vice President working on back-office systems. He has over 7+ years of Supply chain management systems experience and over 10+ years of Financial Industry systems experience. Loves to travel, read and drink beer. He currently resides in Greater New York.


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    Nicholas Coco, Kearny, NJ, USA