Entrepreneurship

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 | October 15, 2012
Three Rwandan entrepreneurs win Terimbere Challenge 2012 prizes

Terimbere 2012 With the aim of preparing high growth potential entrepreneurs for finance, JCI RWANDA in partnership with BiD Network launched the second edition of the Terimbere Business Plan Competition...

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Posted by | October 12, 2012
Lighting Youth in Tanzania

Being part of the Growing SMEs Marketplace means a business plan “contain(s) all aspects of what financiers look for in an SME: ability to learn, timely communication, management commitment, strong...

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Posted by | October 12, 2012
Youth for a Clean Environment

James Mulbah, winner of the BSC Monrovia Business Plan Competition 2012, tells us about his experience starting and growing his company 'Compost Liberia', and his plans for his impending trip...

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Posted by | October 12, 2012
BiD Network Launches its Ready4Finance Training Program

On November 15, during the upcoming Growing SMEs Conference in The Hague, BiD Network will officially launch its Ready4Finance (R4F) Training Program for business development service providers in emerging countries....

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Posted by | October 12, 2012
Meet the Fast5 Challenge Finalists on How We Made It In Africa

Pim De Ridder, Izzy Projects   BiD Network and our 7 committed investment partners announced the winners of the Fast5 Challenge: Izzy Projects, C. R. Kajuna and Company, Talii, Principal...

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Posted by | October 5, 2012
Over 50 years of ODA: Lessons learnt and new approaches

BiD Network Founder and Director Thierry Sanders was recently involved in a Debate for the Society for International Development (SID) focused on advancing, “Beyond Official Development Assistance (ODA)”. . The...

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Posted by | September 27, 2012
The innovative potential of Tekutangije stoves

Isidore Nzeyimana, entrepreneur and inventor (as he was recently credited by the World Intellectual Property Organization), envisions his company, TEKUTANGIJE, having a profound environmental and social impact in his native...

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Posted by | September 18, 2012
The Finalists of the Fast5 Challenge 2012

BiD Network and our 7 committed investment partners, (GroFin, GVEP investing with Prometheus Fund, Oikocredit, Pearl Capital Partners, SEAF, Annona, and InReturn Capital), are pleased to announce the winners of the Fast5 Challenge. These...

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Posted by | September 13, 2012
Barefoot Power: A market led social enterprise providing renewable electricity to rural areas

Barefoot Power manufactures and distributes quality solar energy solutions, affordable to communities that do not have any, or even reliable, access to the grid.  Founded in 2005, their initial focus...

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