Andreas Raptopoulos

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Andreas Raptopoulos is the founder and CEO of Matternet, building a network of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to transport medicine and goods in places with poor road infrastructure. Matternet's "drones for good" use small, electric UAVs to transport packages weighing up to 2 kilos and containing items like vaccines, medicines or blood samples, over distances of 10 kilometers at a time. By creating a new paradigm for transportation that leapfrogs roads, Matternet is helping to revolutionize transportation in both the developed and developing world.
  • Fellow 2012 Social Innovation Fellows
  • Fellow PopTech 2012
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Meet the 2012 Social Innovation Fellows: Andreas Raptopoulos

Meet the 2012 Social Innovation Fellows: Andreas Raptopoulos

PopTech’s renowned Social Innovation Fellows program works with a select group of visionary change agents to provide training, increased visibility and access to a social network that can help them raise their efforts to new heights. We recently announced our Class of 2012 Social Innovation Fellows and we’re excited to share their world-changing work

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Announcing the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2012

Announcing the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2012

PopTech is delighted to announce the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2012!The members of this year’s class are addressing major global challenges by connecting health workers, bringing clean water to children, building farmers’ incomes, using unmanned aerial vehicles for remote deliveries of medical supplies, fighting for Internet privacy, and much more. Read more »