Climate Technology

This first regional proof of concept (PoC) competition awarded grants of up to US$50,000 for developing, testing and commercializing innovative and locally relevant climate technology solutions....

Women's Entrepreneurship

Inspired by her experience as a UN employee, Anne Shongwe, the founder of Afroes, came up with the idea of using mobile technologies to raise awareness about social issues among African youth, to educate...

Mobile Innovation

As part of its Mobile Innovation Program, infoDev developed the concept of the Mobile Innovation Roadshow with the overall objective to stimulate the development of an innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem for mobile applications...

Access to Finance

infoDev debuts a new study on the state of financing for highly innovative, high growth start-ups (HI start-ups)  in Vietnam, Cambodia and Nepal. The study provides a critical knowledgebase on the landscape in financing in these...

Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

Africa's food market will be worth $1 trillion by 2030. Over the next decade, agribusiness in Africa could bring dynamic, unprecedented economic development to the continent. Check out stories of agribusiness entrepreneurs - and see how these...

SUCCESS STORIES

Shortly before graduation from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus in 2012, Gaitrie Satnarain looked around and...
Though he started off with dreams of working for the US government or a DC think tank, Ben Lyon (@bmlyon) quickly found himself...
For years, Elliot Lincoln had researched the possibility of producing biodiesel from the cultivation of microalgae, but needed to...

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Ever wonder who are the mobile entrepreneurs in the Caribbean? Read the stories of 7 of them, whom we've...
Africa's food market will be worth $1 trillion by 2030. Over the next decade, agribusiness in Africa could...
infoDev publishes a new report that documents lessons from its virtual incubation pilots and provides...
A new partnership to recruit and nurture the next generation of talented mobile entrepreneurs in the...

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ABOUT infoDev

infoDev, a global multi-donor program in the World Bank Group, supports growth-oriented entrepreneurs through business incubators and innovation hubs. It assists entrepreneurs secure appropriate early-stage financing; convening entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, mentors and other stakeholders for dialogue and action. We also produce cutting-edge knowledge products, closely linked to our work on the ground.