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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 | February 20, 2013
Happy steps towards a new lifestyle

HABI Footwear, a Philippines based Fashion Company working with urban poor mothers of Kawan in Sto. Niño, Philippines has signed a loan of USD 10,240 with a Dutch Angel investor....

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Posted by | November 12, 2012
Growing SMEs: Award Season and an Entrepreneur of the Year

Sailesh Chudasama (owner of The eCo-Conut Company), receiving his award in 2010 With the Growing SMEs Conference imminent, the finalists of Ondernemen Zonder Grenzen, the Women in Business Challenge and...

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Posted by | November 8, 2012
Creative Partnership Challenge: From Donor Dependency to a Sustainable Business Model

The nature of BiD Network partnerships is changing. With the hope of establishing mutually benefitting relationships, BiD Network ran the Creative Partnership Challenge, between September and November 2012, to encourage...

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Posted by | October 17, 2012
De Investeerdersclub Selected the Winners of Ondernemen Zonder Grenzen 2012

De Investeerdersclub deliberated to select the winners of Ondernemen Zonder Grenzen 2012 with the most innovative Dutch business plans to create jobs and incomes in emerging markets. From the initial...

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Posted by | September 10, 2012

  A new Make a Difference (MaD) Venture Fellows Program is now inviting applications from innovative and high--‐impact entrepreneurs who are based in Asia or are interested in establishing links...

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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 | 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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