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Affordable Business Training for Entrepreneurs and Community Members at iHub

On the 17th of July 2013 iHub Consulting in partnership with the African Management Initiative (AMI) held its first business management training targeting entrepreneurs. AMI is a pan-African organisation that offers high-quality, affordable, practical and locally relevant management education to managers and entrepreneurs across Africa – both online and offline. AMI courses cover issues that […]

The VentureOut Challenge—a campaign by infoDev and CRDF Global to help mobile apps go international—announced today the 24 competitors with the most potential and preparation to enter new international markets. The 24 semifinalists will receive hands-on business mentorship from one of eight local tech community partners that will serve as international landing pads for each […]

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(This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard Computer Society.) You need three things to create a successful startup: to start with good people, to make something customers actually want, and to spend as little money as possible. Most startups that fail do it because they fail at one of these. A startup […]

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It’s about time that the Middle East had its own entrepreneurship-related TV show. Now, thanks to UAE telecom company du, a small business focused reality TV show, titled “The Entrepreneur,” will launch this summer, pitting 10 entrepreneurs against each other in pursuit of AED 1 million (US$ 272K). A leader at du let us in on […]

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In talking about the efforts to promote technology and innovation in Africa, we tend to focus a lot of attention on private initiatives such as innovation hubs and the like. It is clear, however, that without a supportive, forward thinking government, it would be very difficult to move things forward. Ultimately a generally stable government creating the […]

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Founder Labs

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Founder Labs is the place to meet your founding team and build your new mobile startup. Founder Labs isn’t an incubator, it isn’t a program, it’s something unique. It’s an experience. It’s an opportunity. It’s a select group of people with one common mission, launch a new mobile venture. Not everyone succeeds but everyone gets […]

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This first edition of the Innovation Convention will be opened by President Barroso one year after the adoption of the Innovation Union flagship initiative, the EU’s roadmap to turn Europe into a more innovation-friendly and competitive continent. Research and innovation are the main motors for sustainable job creation and the only way to achieve a […]

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