This report is an assessment of the overall effects of infoDev’s mobile application labs (mLabs). mLabs are specialized mobile business incubation and acceleration facilities offering physical workspace, mentoring and coaching, devices for mobile application testing, training, and startup competitions.
infoDev's new Guide for Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group aims to educate entrepreneurs and angels from around the globe. It offers hands-on examples, such as financial worksheets, application forms, term sheets, contracts, and checklists that may be used as templates. The publication is a substantial update of the original Kauffman Foundation’s 2004 guidebook, which targeted a U.S. audience. This international edition is written specifically for newcomers to angel investing, and highlights the successes and challenges of angel groups in emerging and frontier markets.
infoDev is seeking a short-term consultant to assist the Mobile Innovation Program team with particular focus on activities related to market assessments of mobile innovation ecosystems in Africa, and on the unique position of women entrepreneurs in the mobile industry. Applications due: September 30, 2013
infoDev's 4th Global Forum on Innovation & Technology Entrepreneurship was held in Helsinki, Finland, from May 30-June 3, 2011. The Global Forum brought together 585 participants from 85 different countries and awarded 20 entrepreneurs with international acceleration packages.
infoDev gave its Global Forum Agribusiness Deep Dive participants the opportunity to use their knowledge and experience to help each other overcome barriers to Agribusiness sustainability.
infoDev is excited to collaborate with three SMEs to promote agribusiness entrepreneurship throughout the developing world. The companies, who are among 20 recipients of the Access to Finance and Markets Awards conferred at the Global Forum, will work closely with infoDev as they develop cutting-edge businesses that increase productivity and competitiveness.
infoDev publishes a business plan toolkit for mLabs to accelerate SME competitiveness in the mobile industry
infoDev is proud to announce a business plan toolkit for Mobile Applications Laboratories (mLabs) with the objective to drive mobile innovation in emerging markets.
Cleantech Growth and Emerging Markets: Registration Opens for Climate Technology Workshop at the 4th Global Forum in Finland
Climate Technology ?Deep Dive' session, ?Cleantech Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets,? to be held on May 31st ? Day 2 of infoDev?s 4th Global Forum on Innovation and Entrepreneurhip, at the Marina Congress Center in Helsinki, Finland.
infoDev is proud to announce the successful bidder to host the first regional Mobile Applications Laboratory in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia (ECA) Laboratories as part of our joint program with the Government of Finland and Nokia, Creating Sustainable Businesses in the Knowledge Economy.