Practical Insights on Start Up

Apply Now: Startup Funding for Women-Led Digital Health Businesses

Apply Now: Startup Funding for Women-Led Digital Health Businesses

Published on: Oct 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Strong health systems that can withstand global health crisis harness the best expertise, diverse perspectives in decision making, and are built on gender equality. Sign...
WhatsApp is Not Email. Do Not Manage Your Business With Messages

WhatsApp is Not Email. Do Not Manage Your Business With Messages

Published on: Jun 25 2020 by Guest Writer - 16 Comments
At the end of 2019 Kenya’s mobile penetration reached 112% – in Kenya, there are more SIM cards than persons – compared to 80% for Africa.  Nearly...
Apply Now: Yoti Humanitarian Technology Support Programme

Apply Now: Yoti Humanitarian Technology Support Programme

Published on: Feb 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Many humanitarian organisations (and humanitarian-focused startups) are turning to a wide variety of technologies to give them the kind of impact they’re going...
Apply Now: $1 Million Seed Funds for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Apply Now: $1 Million Seed Funds for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Published on: Feb 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
East Africa as a whole has experienced rapid economic growth over the past five years. The combined healthcare market across Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia is $8 Billion...
Why Would Anyone Want to Launch an ICT4D Startup Organization?

Why Would Anyone Want to Launch an ICT4D Startup Organization?

Published on: Jan 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 18 Comments
We all talk about encouraging entrepreneurship in developing countries. Yet how many of us have launched our own business, or spun off an initiative from our employer...
Apply Now: €180,000 for Digital Solutions on Gender, Climate, EduTech

Apply Now: €180,000 for Digital Solutions on Gender, Climate, EduTech

Published on: Jan 13 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) describe the greatest challenges and needs of our time and define clear goals for addressing them. Achieving these goals...
Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa

Published on: Oct 21 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $200,000 in Financing for Digital Health Startups in East Africa
Many digital health technology entrepreneurs struggle to attract start-up financing and this can inhibit their ability to grow. At best they may underperform their...
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...
It is Time to Break Out of the Innovation Silo

It is Time to Break Out of the Innovation Silo

Published on: Oct 18 2018 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
As we know all too well, the pace of progress is falling far short of both the desperate needs in the world and the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals....
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...