The financial commitment, which is expected to be secured by 2017, will be used to help women-led businesses and youth entrepreneurs realize their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs through the Spark Global Entrepreneurship Initiative.
Worldwide, there are nearly 170 million Africans in the diaspora. With enormous progress taking root across the continent, Africans in the diaspora are uniquely positioned to contribute to boosting the economic growth and prosperity in Africa.
Steps away from the mecca of New York City, Moore and I sat in a quaint café on 42nd street. Early morning meetings and continuous contact with business related calls, I managed to steal a few minutes to discuss the future of PYNK.
As the demand for highly skilled, specialized employees increases and more top businesses turn to freelancers, an increasingly high number of people are tuning in to the many advantages of becoming a freelancer.
In early February, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) hosted the annual Youth Forum to discuss what it will take to transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and youth involvement in the process.
Please know I am not devaluing foundational knowledge or the need to teach our children rudimentary functions of grammar, math, science or other academic studies. But what I am saying is that we are completely missing the boat when it comes to encouraging students to take risks, make mistakes or explore the unknown.
Project Bly is an online travel and commerce portal with street-creed. Literally. Every six months, site founder Rena Thiagarajan introduces shoppers to a new city, allowing them to browse (virtually) the alleyways and ateliers of Hanoi, Mumbai, Kumasi.
Dreaming is necessary but pointless if we never wake up and implement. Dream on, friends, but dreaming is not doing, and not doing will get you nowhere.
Creating your thoughts, following your own path, ignoring skeptics, and dusting yourself off every time you fall requires discipline over energy and d...
It's not that data-collecting services don't have dark risks for personal privacy. Everyone knows that. But now that everyone knows that, what's it worth to you to take that risk?
A Socialpreneur has grown to understand the benefits of social media and has leveraged this understanding in order to build a powerful brand through effective branding. In order to build a strong brand online, however, one must start somewhere.
How do we differentiate ourselves from the other competitors on the playing field so we truly stand out to our clients and prospects? It's a hugely important question these days given all the noise in the marketplace -- and believe it or not, the best answers might just come from a taxi driver.
Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world. By sharing t...
Broke. Kaput. Dead. Finished. That is what it feels like when your small business runs out of cash. I would tell you to avoid that from happening, but that's just stupidly obvious. The problem is that if you start a company, it likely will.
Eileen and Fabian were the Malaysian representatives for the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards held last April in Washington D.C. Their business Left and Right Artisan Handcraft connects people, and captures moments through the form of handmade jewelry pieces that can be bought in their physical store in Malaysia.
It is every entrepreneurs dream to have customers that not only adore the services and products that you offer, but also feel deeply emphatic towards the values of the business, in turn becoming somewhat of ambassadors for your brand.