Africa

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 | October 25, 2013
Growing SMEs East Africa: November 21, 2013

  “Growing SMEs Connect.Exchange.Invest”, the premium international conference for ambitious entrepreneurs and investors returns to the East African Region in Kigali, Rwanda, on November 21 of this year.  Kigali Rwanda,...

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Posted by | October 18, 2013
Wrap up: Accelerating Innovation for the Poor – 3P4PPI Business Meeting

Last Thursday 16 October the 3P4PPI (3 Pilots for Pro-Poor Innovation) event took place in the beautiful Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam, an event aimed at Accelerating Innovation for the Poor. Developing countries are...

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Posted by | March 28, 2013
Africa’s ICT investment landscape: where to look next?

This article was originally published on How We Made It In Africa on March 27, 2013. Please find the original article here. ICT in Africa is a blooming industry with its own set...

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