Interview

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 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 | 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 | December 18, 2014
Interview with BSC Monrovia: how is the business startup center doing during the Ebola crisis?

Entrepeneurs at work in the BSC Monrovia office This month it was announced that TIME’s person of the year 2014 is the Ebola fighter. The Ebola outbreak of this year...

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Posted by | October 3, 2014
Entrepreneur interview: LE ARCH 3D

LE ARCH 3D is a startup from Kosovo in 3D printing and has won the Spring Challenge Kosovo. BiD Network interviewed Leana Mahmuti, founder of the company. Hi Leana, can...

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Posted by | December 13, 2013
Interview with Stela Maris da Silva: from Plan to Finance

In 2011, Stela Maris da Silva won the BiD Challenge in Argentina and in 2012 she became a finalist in our Women in Business Challenge. Her company BIOPRO aims to...

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Posted by | February 14, 2013
PERSPERICHT – Nationale Postcode Loterij

Recordbedrag van 291 miljoen euro voor goede doelen van Postcode Loterij Bill Clinton in gesprek met Femke Halsema Amsterdam, 13 februari 2013 – Ruim negentig goede doelen schitterden vandaag op...

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Posted by | November 22, 2012
BiD Network Entrepreneur of the Year crowned at Growing SMEs

The BiD Challenge International requested our partner countries to submit at least two outstanding entrepreneurs from the last year. From this, eight competitors were pre-selected and asked to pitch to...

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Posted by | November 5, 2012
Entrepreneurs Strengthening Local Economies

In just five years, Thierry Sanders has built one of the largest Web platforms for preparing emerging-market entrepreneurs for investment. As director and founder of the BiD Network Foundation, Sanders...

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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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