Tag: Entrepreneurship

Zambian micro- and small enterprises during COVID-19: Wave One Findings
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Zambian micro- and small enterprises during COVID-19: Wave One Findings

Zambia recorded its first case of COVID-19 on March 18 and took early action to contain the spread. As...

By Veethi Vyas
Is your fintech startup still using Google Sheets?
Inclusive Fintech |

Is your fintech startup still using Google Sheets?

When launching fintech startups, founders often resort to the simple, free tools they know best. When it comes to...

By Malika Anand
The ultimate startup dashboard: 7 charts and startup metrics for founders to live by
Digital Financial Services |

The ultimate startup dashboard: 7 charts and startup metrics for founders to live by

Although most CEOs recognize the importance of being data-driven and results-oriented, getting there takes some initial effort, and leaders...

By Javier Linares
Meet Paymenow, a financial wellness app helping South Africans escape debt cycles via access to liquidity
Financial Health |

Meet Paymenow, a financial wellness app helping South Africans escape debt cycles via access to liquidity

Paymenow gives low-income South Africans early access to the wages they have already earned, to smooth their income while...

By Malika Anand
Meet WellaHealth, bringing tailored micro-insurance products to Nigerians
Financial Health |

Meet WellaHealth, bringing tailored micro-insurance products to Nigerians

Nigeria accounts for 25% of malaria cases worldwide and 19% of all deaths. Although malaria is eminently curable, most...

By Malika Anand
Meet Flex Finance, the solution to digitize Nigerian SMEs
Financial Health |

Meet Flex Finance, the solution to digitize Nigerian SMEs

  Flex Finance provides SMEs in Nigeria with a simple mobile app to track, optimize, and gain insights from...

By Malika Anand
From one founder to another: Principles for good mentorship
Inclusive Fintech |

From one founder to another: Principles for good mentorship

From one founder to another: Principles for good mentorship I was in the startup trenches for over ten years...

By Mike Quinn
Meet Catalyst Fund’s Newest Game Changers
Inclusive Fintech |

Meet Catalyst Fund’s Newest Game Changers

Introducing the newest cohort of Catalyst Fund Fintech innovations are breaking new ground every day. We are in awe...

By Kelly Nguyen
Njeri and the Superplatforms
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Njeri and the Superplatforms

The promise of e-commerce for small business owners in Africa   Njeri is a 29-year-old single woman living in...

By Amolo Ng'weno
How social entrepreneurs can strike partnerships with big companies
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How social entrepreneurs can strike partnerships with big companies

  Image: REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder It can take a lot of effort to get partnerships with big companies off the...

By Maelis Carraro