Sophie Schmidt, founder and CEO of Rest of World, spoke to The Wall Street Journal about what inspired her to launch this publication and why the work of telling tech stories happening outside Silicon Valley is so critical right now.
“This is my life’s project,” Schmidt told the Journal. “There are three or four billion people who live in markets that are deemed not important enough to address, so there is just a huge gap in understanding what is going on in the rest of the world.”
Five months into its launch, Rest of World has published close to 100 stories from (and on) non-Western countries, bringing together writers and reporters from around the world.
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