Entrepreneurs

Posted by | June 4, 2015
Success story: investment for Ugandan eco-resort Banana Village

  21 years ago, Jemimah Semakadde started an eco-resort near Entebbe in Uganda. Initially meant as affordable holiday accommodation for local travelers, today Banana Village welcomes visitors from all over...

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Posted by | May 22, 2015
Business trip Rwanda: April 2015

Last month, we went on a business trip to Rwanda to visit BiD Network entrepreneurs and to meet with both existing and new local business partners: current partners African Innovation...

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Posted by | May 8, 2015
Interview: Vivienne Court invests in Rwandan coffee trader KAMG

  Marcel Klooss of Vivienne Court visited our Get in the Ring Africa regional final last September 2014. That’s where he met Rwandan entrepreneur and coffee supplier Kamitatu Kayobotsi. On...

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Posted by | April 23, 2015
Philanthropy Day

  Today is Philanthropy Day in the Netherlands. A recent study by ABN Amro MeesPierson by the School of Business and Economics of Maastricht University shows that wealthy Dutch citizens...

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Posted by | April 10, 2015
Week of the Entrepreneur: be inspired by border-crossing Dutch entrepreneurs

Next week, the Week of the Entrepreneur takes place in the Netherlands, an event that focuses on (starting) Dutch entrepreneurs and the future of their businesses. BiD Network does not only work...

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Posted by | March 31, 2015
Interview: Rwandan Mobile Technology company HeHe Labs

  Clarisse Iribagiza is the co-founder and CEO of HeHe Labs, a Rwandan Mobile Technology research and innovation lab. The company offers mobile solutions for different sectors, such as agriculture,...

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Posted by | March 27, 2015
BiD Network’s first Investor Cocktail of the Year

Yesterday we organized a cocktail for our network of investors. The event took place in Amsterdam and was the first of a number of matchmaking activities to happen this year....

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Posted by | March 20, 2015
World Water Day: Raising Awareness on Water

March 22nd is World Water Day; a day to raise awareness on the use and impact of water, or a shortage of water. While people in many western countries can...

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Posted by | March 12, 2015
Somali Investment Forum: Boosting Somali Investment Opportunities

From 8 to 10 March 2015 the Somali Investment Forum took place in Nairobi, organized by the World Bank Group, US Embassy and Shuraako. The main purpose of the forum...

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Posted by | January 19, 2015
Invitation: Amsterdam Somali Diaspora Meeting – Presenting the Somali Investment Forum

Presenting the ‘Somali Investment Forum: Returning Capital for Growth’ Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2015 Time: 18.00 – 19:30 Location: SOMVAO - Hamerstraat 24, 1021 JW Amsterdam Shuraako invites you to...

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