Practical Insights on Entrepreneurship

How Start-Ups Can Partner with Mobile Network Operators

How Start-Ups Can Partner with Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Dec 26 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Mobile devices in emerging markets are becoming ubiquitous. By 2020, 80% of global unique mobile subscribers will be in emerging markets. While this exponential...
DER Senegal: Innovative Government Funding for African Entrepreneurship

DER Senegal: Innovative Government Funding for African Entrepreneurship

Published on: Dec 19 2018 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Most of the coverage of La Délégation Générale à l’Entreprenariat Rapide – “la DER” in Senegal fund has been in French, yet the Rapid Entrepreneurship...
Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Apply Now: 200,000€ in Innovation Awards for Your Technology Solutions

Published on: Oct 17 2018 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
Millions of people face immense basic needs supply challenges on a daily basis. Food, water, sanitation, waste management, education, healthcare, and mobility are...
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...
The Future of Digital Development is Local Entrepreneurship

The Future of Digital Development is Local Entrepreneurship

Published on: Apr 26 2018 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The future of digital development: who’s building it? This is Yar Zar Min Htoo and his cousin Michael Lwin. Six years ago they decided they wanted to use technology...
5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018

5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018

Published on: Apr 04 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2018
Please register now to join your peers and colleagues at SwitchPoint 2018, where humanitarian innovation, global health & technology collide on April 26-27,...
Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2016 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2016 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers

Published on: Mar 23 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Register Now: ICTforAg 2016 – New Technology for Smallholder Farmers
Please register now for ICTforAg 2016 on June 10th, at FHI 360 in Washington, DC. This 1-day conference will build on ICTforAg 2015 and bring together +275 thought...
Entrepreneurship is a Learning Process Not an App Contest

Entrepreneurship is a Learning Process Not an App Contest

Published on: Aug 14 2015 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Every couple of months, a new mobile app contest pops up, promising young people the resources, mentorship, and network to create a software product that will transform...
Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Is Selling Mobile Phone Airtime Really Entrepreneurship?

Published on: Aug 22 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Ooredoo and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women made a Clinton Global Initiative commitment to enable 30,000 women by 2016 to become entrepreneurs by selling...
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 on 6 Ways Development Organisations Can Support Kenyan Tech Startups
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...