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.
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.
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 is seeking an experienced consultant on a short-term consultancy basis to support the implementation of mLab East Asia located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is expected that this will be a 100 day assignment for the duration of between 8 to 10 months starting immediately.
Today we take a look back at the accomplishments of TOPICA Accelerator, which has grown from a grant-supported, university-housed incubator into Vietnam's leading online educator and business accelerator, employing 300 staff and over 900 instructors.
The latest Mobile Applications Laboratory (mLab) will officially launch in Vietnam. It will provide incubation servicse, such as access to finance, facilities, networks, and know-how, to entrepreneurs in the mobile arena.
Twelve founders from ten startups participated in TOPICA Founder Showcase and presented their business models and demo products in front of 30 Vietnamese and Silicon Valley investors after a 15-week training. Check out the highlight just wired in from Ho Chi Minh City at iDisc?s TOPICA incubator.
infoDev's Climate Technology Program is proud to share its business plan for the launch of a Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Vietnam. The business plan is the result of a 2-month market analysis which engaged over 100 local stakeholders to determine the focus, implementation strategy, investment requirements and impact of the CIC.