The difficulties looked by urban communities today are frequently surprisingly comparable: environmental change, rising lodging costs, traffic, monetary polarization, joblessness. To handle these issues, new innovation organizations and enterprises have been growing and scaling up with imaginative digital solutions like ride-sharing and home-sharing.

No ifs, ands or buts. The cities and the villages of the future are going to be digital. They must be advanced and smart. They must work for everybody.

An innovation ecosystem with a mission connects business visionaries and clients, the scholarly community and corporates, capital and ability, policymakers and activists, physical and digital foundation. It works for everybody. And everybody benefits from it.