A new report by infoDev extracts the lessons from the m2Work idea challenge and hackathon, which together served as the pilot for infoDev’s “From Mind to Market” approach to fostering mobile entrepreneurship.
Strawberry Trees are revolutionizing clean energy in Serbia. The work of Miloš Milisavljević and his start-up Strawberry Energy is doing just that. His company installs solar-powered charging stations for mobile devices in popular cities throughout the country, providing free power and Wi-Fi for passersby in need of a recharge. This success story was conducted with Miloš Milisavljević, CEO and Founder of Strawberry Energy.
Four students from infoDev's Mobile Applications Lab (mLab) in Armenia will travel to Sydney, Australia, as one of 106 teams from 75 countries at the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals on July 6-10, 2012. The Microsoft-sponsored competition seeks novel solutions to urgent development challenges, such as poverty, disease, and pollution.
As part of the Creating Sustainable Businesses in the Knowledge Economy program—a joint initiative with Nokia and the Government of Finland—infoDev is rolling out a series of measures to deliver stronger networking platforms, financing tools, and regulatory environments for tech entrepreneurs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA).