Entrepreneurs

Posted by | February 23, 2012
Ambientalmente and the 100% Colombian Pectin project – 5 years later and still growing

Ambientalmente is one of the BiD Challenge 2006 winners. Back then, Alberto Mejía Restrepo - one of the founders - presented the project ‘100% Colombian Pectin’. The proposal was to...

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Posted by | November 16, 2011
Success Story: Turning Waste Management Into Health and Employment

Solid waste management has been the greatest public health threat in Liberian cities. During years of conflict, residents of capital city Monrovia lived without any formal garbage collection and disposal...

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Posted by | November 7, 2011
Success Story: LMI Development Holdings – A Team of Owners

Owner of 2 growing companies in Uganda, Peter K. Kulaba is ready to “pursue his creative gift” again and develop a third business: LMI Development Holdings. His secret? Get “good...

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Posted by | September 29, 2011
Success Story: Interview with Cathelijne Lania, A Beautiful Story

In 2005, Cathelijne Lania won the BiD Challenge for Safe Silver, a sustainable silver factory in Nepal. Since then, Safe Silver has grown and become A Beautiful Story, a jewelry...

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Posted by | June 30, 2011
Interview with entrepreneur Marianne Olano, Baycrafts

Marianne Olano started Baycrafts, her jewelry company based in the Philippines in 2005. She won the ING retail prize at the Growing SMEs competition in 2010. After the refreshing and...

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Posted by | June 3, 2011
Success Story: Biosima, an ecological solution for fish farming

Given the population growth and depletion of natural sources of fish and crustaceans, aquatic food production in captivity, or also called aquaculture, is emerging as a potential alternative to provide...

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Posted by | May 6, 2011
Success Story: Nazava – Clean Water, a Growing Challenge

Millions of people have no access to safe drinking water from the tap. These people have to buy water of boil water in order to drink it. That is way...

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Posted by | April 5, 2011
Africa Unsigned: African music funded by fans!

Africa Unsigned allows African musicians to record music funded by fans. Through "crowd funding" artists raise money for the recording, distribution and promotion of an EP (three tracks). "Supporters" who...

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