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Connect to Grow launches in Bangladesh

March 16, 2016 in Hub-Blog

In early March, several of the Connect to Grow team visited Dhaka, where we were hosted by BRAC, for our third launch event – previous events had taken place in Nairobi and Delhi – our best yet. Despite a hartal (political strike) being announced for the day and thus restricted movement and heightened ... (more...)

Connect to Grow is now live & ready to help

October 12, 2015 in Hub-Blog

Connect to Grow, the brand new initiative designed to create partnerships between with Indian enterprises and enterprises in Africa and South Asia, was launched in September at the SEED symposium, Nairobi. Hosted by the Connect to Grow team, and supported by DFID India, DFID Kenya, Acumen and two Indian ... (more...)

Connect to Grow: because customers need innovation and innovators need partners

September 13, 2015 in Hub-Blog

Eminent management guru Peter Drucker argued that a business needs to do two things well to be successful: it needs to innovate and it needs to find a market. Nothing has changed. Businesses need to be clear and precise about their customer group. Indeed, having assessed hundreds of business in Africa, ... (more...)