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Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Published on: Aug 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
thinkRwanda is a new mobile application incubator in Kigali, founded by Tigo Rwanda. It is now accepting applications for a first round of start-ups, who will get...
8 Recommendations for Successful Development and Technology Organization Partnerships

8 Recommendations for Successful Development and Technology Organization Partnerships

Published on: Jul 25 2014 by Anahi Ayala Iacucci - Leave a Comment
In the ICT4D world we all talk often about working with the private sector, collaboration and partnership with technology companies. The truth is that beside the...
What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

What Are the Best ICTs to Use in Disaster Management?

Published on: Jul 23 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Thank you to everyone who listened in and participated in last week’s Twitter Chat! ICTworks is especially grateful to our main speakers, Glen Burnett, Lauren...
ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

Published on: Jul 18 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Leave a Comment
Destruction, disaster, and drones. ICTs have been helping communities recover from natural disasters for many years, but how effective are they?  What can we...
New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Jul 15 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Partnerships are vital to achieving scale, sustainability and success in the M4D sector. A 2014 GSMA Mobile for Development Impact survey of representatives from...
Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Published on: Jul 11 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
Natural disasters hit communities around the world leaving paths of destruction that often take years to rebuild. ICTs are used to manage relief efforts, but how...
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
As a venture capital firm, Savannah Fund is interested in the differing variables that can affect entrepreneurs in the countries of startups we have or will invest...
4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma

4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma

Published on: Jul 02 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Just three years ago, a repressive government and international sanctions had effectively closed Burma to the outside world. Yet over the past few years the country...
6 Ways Development Organisations Can Support Kenyan Tech Startups

6 Ways Development Organisations Can Support Kenyan Tech Startups

Published on: Jun 11 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The GSMA writes extensively about the social and economic impact connectivity has on people’s lives. Our recent Mobile Economy Sub-Saharan African report highlighted...
What’s the Best IT Equipment to Use in Harsh Environments?

What’s the Best IT Equipment to Use in Harsh Environments?

Published on: May 23 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
ICT4D practitioners work in all kinds of difficult weather conditions and environments. Dust, humidity, unreliable power, heat, and blowing sand can all make it...