The countries of the Western Balkans – which include the states of the former Yugoslavia, along with Albania – are not exactly world-famous for their entrepreneurial spirit. Yet if you look at...

Jeanette Thomas |

  You’d probably be skeptical if I told you that the Western Balkans – a region that has long suffered from social and ethnic fragmentation – now has a strong opportunity to boost shared...

Paulo Correa |

One of the winning 'startup' teams at Pivot East2013 (Credit: PivotEast) Innovation competitions of all sorts have become prevalent throughout Africa, from hackathons to ideation...

Nicolas Friederici |

Business reforms can spur economic dynamism in the East African Community East Africa is famous for its breathtaking landscapes and its unique concentration of wild animals. Could it also become...

Nina Paustian |

(Credit: Elis Alves, Flickr Creative Commons)The difficulties faced by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in getting finance, especially in the developing world, have been well documented....

Xiaofeng Hua |