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September 08, 2014 09:36 ET

Yegii Expert Platform Aims to Eradicate Ebola in 100 Days

WELLESLEY, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Yegii Inc., the insight network, is announcing the kickoff of Eradicating Ebola in 100 days, the business consulting challenge that is launching today on Yegii.com. Yegii is looking for a small team of contributors, calling on medical personnel, infectious disease specialists, Ebola survivors, relief workers, technologists, data scientists, pharma industry players, policy makers, Africa experts, academics, MBAs, social scientists, and healthcare consultants to solve this worldwide challenge. For more information, go to: http://yegii.com/challenge/eradicating-ebola-100-days-1774

Yegii's expert on demand challenge will explore solutions to the world's Ebola problem from medical, technological, political, business model and population dynamics angles. The key questions to resolve are: What are the concrete steps that would eradicate Ebola in 100 days? Who needs to agree? Who must implement? The deadline to contribute to this challenge is 26 September 2014.

Findings will be made available to the public on Yegii.com and will be given to the WHO, US, EU and relevant African governments, and will furthermore be sent to major pharma players, startups, and NGOs. Institutions interested in co-marketing or sponsoring this challenge, can contact Info@yegii.com

"The only way to eradicate Ebola in 100 days is to bring together the people who have the breadth of expertise to see the whole picture. No existing organization has this capability. Yegii's insight network does not just crowdsource knowledge but it provides a process to reach actionable conclusions to stop Ebola," Trond Undheim, PhD, Founder, Yegii, Inc.

(Yegii challenge): http://yegii.com/challenge/eradicating-ebola-100-days-1774

ABOUT YEGII INC. Yegii is an insight network and the definitive resource for a world re-shaped by technology, where companies and professionals meet to tackle challenging business issues across all domains. Yegii is shaping the way people will interact with knowledge online by allowing them to focus only on the facts that matter. Yegii is headquartered in Wellesley, MA, and was beta launched in 2014 by Dr. Trond Undheim, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management. The team behind Yegii has led change projects at Oracle, Fidelity, Bertelsmann, Random House, The White House, the EU, and MIT. http://yegii.com/

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