A new partnership to recruit and nurture the next generation of talented mobile entrepreneurs in the Caribbean is being launched today in Jamaica by the World Bank Group, its global entrepreneurship program infoDev, and the University of the West Indies (UWI)
Vietnamese firms are invited to showcase their innovative, clean-tech solutions to combat climate change
Hanoi, Vietnam, May 12, 2014 - Vietnamese startups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in clean energy and climate technology sectors are invited to submit their business ideas in a contest organized by the soon-to-be launched Vietnam Climate Innovation Center.
For the fourth consecutive year, infoDev, a global entrepreneurship program in the World Bank Group shows its support by being a sponsor of PIVOT East 2014. infoDev supports growth-oriented entrepreneurs through creative and path-breaking venture enablers such as innovation hubs, incubation centers and other business accelerators.
A new group of enterprising Caribbean businesswomen is set to participate in the second round of the Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC) Grow your Business (GyB) Workshops. Scheduled for Antigua on April 1-3 and St. Lucia on April 8-10, the program is expected to further the growth of an enabling economic ecosystem for high-growth, sustainable businesses.
A Bootcamp is a learning and networking opportunity. Making sure that proper homework is done before the bootcamp will set some guidance on what to expect and help entrepreneurs take full advantage of what they may learn with the experts, mentors and peers.
The expected outcome of the Bootcamp is: the perfect pitch! Everything revolves around the pitch. Below are the 7 things we did in preparation for the Ghana Climate Innovation Center's "Green Innovator Bootcamp", to be held on February 27-28, 2015.
Two Jamaican entrepreneurs with connections to infoDev/EPIC’s training and facilitation in the Caribbean, Harlo Mayne and Jovan Evans, have won awards in the country’s 2014 Innovation Awards in Science and Technology.
This infographic is part of a new infoDev report that assesses the potential market for 15 emerging clean technology sectors in the developing world. View full report here.
Ever wonder who are the mobile entrepreneurs in the Caribbean? Read the stories of 7 of them, whom we've got to know at infoDev's Caribbean Mobile Innovation Programme (CMIP), a new partnership to recruit and nurture the next generation of talented mobile entrepreneurs in the Caribbean.
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 "agri-preneurs" are driving innovation and growth!
infoDev publishes a new report that documents lessons from its virtual incubation pilots and provides recommendations to future programs aiming to reach and grow entrepreneurs through alternative models.