Somali entrepreneurs welcome new innovation hub to Mogadishu

Somali entrepreneurs welcome new innovation hub to Mogadishu

Somalia is opening its first tech hub in Mogadishu this month, in what is another positive sign of the nation’s future amid the many challenges that remain. The vision for the iRise hub in Mogadishu began with the popular #SomaliaRising hashtag. Its founders, led by Abdihakim Ainte, decided to capitalize…

Frugal innovations in Africa: solving problems silicon valley neglects

Paul Polman, the CEO of Unilever in an interview with Insead Knowledge argues that over consumption of resources presents a unique challenge to the world but resource scarcity can be a catalyst for radical innovation. To respond to this challenge within his capacity as Unilever CEO, he infused frugal innovation into…

Erukilede Julius is a legal practitioner, entrepreneur and energy professional.

South African startup survey

Ventureburn, a news media platform focused on the world’s startup news and tech entrepreneurs’ stories from the emerging markets, recently finished a survey on uncovering the “true picture of the South African startup landscape”. They partnered with First National Bank, Clifftop Colony and Quiro to poll around 200 tech startups…