February 9, 2016 in Hub-Blog
Are you looking to create or improve a new product or service together with low-income groups? Join the Inclusive Business Accelerator bootcamp on ‘Inclusive Innovation’, organized together with the “empowering people. Network” of the Siemens Stiftung and Engineering for Change, and learn ... (more...)
January 7, 2016 in Hub-Blog
Part of our work at the Inclusive Business Accelerator is building networks of inclusive business entrepreneurs, BDS professionals and impact investors. Shuyin Tang belongs to the last group as she is working in Southeast Asia for venture capital firm Unitus Impact. We contacted Shuyin to hear more ... (more...)
January 7, 2016 in Hub-Blog
We had a chance to catch up with Will Coetsee, Managing Director of Botanica Natural Products. Botanica from South Africa is one of the businesses that participated during the SEED/IBA Investor Forum in Nairobi in September of last year.
Register as investor on the IBA platform to get access to the ... (more...)
November 30, 2015 in Hub-Blog
Tambul Leaf Plates from India is one of the more than 165 ventures on the Inclusive Business Accelerator online platform. They produce & market biodegradable disposable dinnerware through community owned micro-enterprises. Products are made from the fallen sheath of the Areca nut palm. We contacted ... (more...)
November 6, 2015 in Hub-Blog
Recently the Inclusive Business Accelerator platform organized an online ‘Pitch your Inclusive Business’ bootcamp and the three best performing participants won a personal coaching session with pitch coach David Beckett. One of the three winners is Rocio Perez Ochoa of Bidhaa Sasa (second ... (more...)
October 20, 2015 in Hub-Blog
The Startup Africa Research team invites you to participate in our annual benchmark study on African venture performance.
The reliable data on performance of early-stage, high growth ventures in Africa is very scarce. Our ambition is to change the world’s perception of business in ... (more...)
October 7, 2015 in Hub-Blog
Fifteen Vietnamese inclusive business ventures pitched their plans on 25 September to a group of local and international investors. The first edition of the Inclusive Business Matchmaking Marketplace took place in Ho Chi Minh City, the business metropolis of Vietnam, and was organized by the Vietnam ... (more...)
September 4, 2015 in Hub-Blog
The Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA) program successfully organized a training course on Inclusive Business (IB) Tools and Services in Hanoi, Vietnam. A total of eleven Business Development Service providers and five SNV staff received trainings on essential and recognised skills for IB consultancy.
The ... (more...)
September 3, 2015 in Hub-Blog
Smart Hydro Power creates environmentally friendly river turbines as the backbone for its rural electrification solutions. Recently the German company started a project in Colombia to showcase how their system will replace diesel irrigation pumps. We contacted Juliana Baumgartl from Smart Hydro Power ... (more...)