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.
Press Release: African mAgri Challenge winners compete this week with top entrepreneurs in World Bank-based pitching contest
Washington D.C., 14 November 2013 - Two apps from Kenya, one from Senegal, and one from Ghana are the winners of the mAgri Challenge—a competition designed to identify entrepreneurs developing innovative mobile apps for agriculture and agribusiness in Africa, and to provide them with resources to grow their businesses.
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
These reports, part of the Spatial Data Infrastructure for Development (SDI4MDGs) project supported by the Korean Trust Fund on ICT for Development, explore the role of spatial data infrastructure in Uganda.
This report, part of the Spatial Data Infrastructure for Development (SDI4MDGs) project, draws lessons from international SDI trends to navigate and propose a long-term architecture for a National Spatial Data Infrastructure in Uganda.
This report, which is funded by infoDev's Korean Trust Fund on ICT for Development, proposes visions and goals for a sustainable Spatial Data Infrastructure in Uganda.
The Ministry of Education of Uganda will be hosting a stakeholders? workshop on Thursday 23rd June 2011 at Hotel Triangle in Kampala. Invited participants will explore opportunities, challenges and gaps in advancing ICT within the education agenda. Registration is as 8am.
As rapid urbanization will soon cause more than 50% of Africans to live in cities, the World Bank estimates that continent’s food market will be worth $1 trillion by 2030. Over the next decade, agribusiness in Africa could hence become the engine that drives dynamic, unprecedented economic growth and development.