Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Photo credit:Tatyana Dzemileva, Shutterstock  The financial system is going through a period of rapid innovation that is disintermediating the financial services value chain. This can have…

Sharmista Appaya |

The authentic travel experience should be a boon for Africa, but its missing the mark. Since 2016, tourism market trends have shifted away from “get-a-way” travel to traveling for ‘authentic’…

Hermione Nevill |

Tech startups and business angels are not what comes to mind when thinking of the Czech Republic (CR). Instead, this small central European country is known for its beer, scenic bridges crossing…

Anwar Aridi |

Starting a business is a risky endeavor and requires courage. It is also an opportunity. Whether this opportunity will materialize depends on how well the aspiring entrepreneur is prepared and how…

Andreja Marusic, Andrew Sherman |

Company registration is one of the cornerstones of a functioning economy. A business register maintains the repository of data on companies authorized to operate in a given jurisdiction. With many…

Jose Daniel Reyes, Andreja Marusic |

When I asked a table of Nigerian bankers whether corporate debt to finance solar off-grid and mini grid companies would find favor in local capital markets, they literally laughed at the idea. No…

Jonathan Coony |

A year ago, Farzana had no idea that an online business would so drastically change her life. She was drowning in debt with no way of repaying, worrying about her family’s financial future.…

Miles McKenna |

Hon Hai, the holding company of Foxconn – a Taiwanese multinational corporation known for manufacturing many Apple products in China - is among the top 50 companies to receive the largest number…

Priyanka Kher, Peter Kusek |

This page in: Français Group picture outside SankoréLabs “The empowerment of young people and women lies at the heart of our organization, ” declares Fatouma Harber — human rights activist,…

Alexandre Laure, Niamh O'Sullivan |