FinTech Accelerating Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

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The Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017 conference, which will be held on the 3 rd of November 2017 at the Radisson Blu Addis Ababa, will gather international FinTech experts together with African pioneers, investors, entrepreneurs and leading bankers, to harness the FinTech revolution to boost strategic economic priorities such as financial inclusion and deepening – and how FinTech can make a positive and profitable difference in Africa.

Some thoughts on adoption

VC Adventure

Why Ethiopia? I don’t run around asking people why they chose to have biological children vs. adoption – I expect people to give me the same privacy around why we adopted and why we adopted from Ethiopia). Tags: Ethiopia

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Some thoughts on adoption

VC Adventure

Why Ethiopia? I don’t run around asking people why they chose to have biological children vs. adoption – I expect people to give me the same privacy around why we adopted and why we adopted from Ethiopia). Tags: Ethiopia

The things they say

VC Adventure

Tags: Ethiopia

The things they say

VC Adventure

Tags: Ethiopia

What Happens When Leaders Forget The Culture That Made Their Company Great?

YoungUpstarts

The company was already reeling from two Boeing 737 Max crashes in 2018 and 2019 that killed 346 passengers in Indonesia and Ethiopia, and forced the company to ground its entire fleet of Max jetliners.

When to Pay a Premium for Your Company Domain Name

Startup Professionals Musings

ne), and Ethiopia (.et) I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once at not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium?

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“It’s hard to convey the impact seeing the work in person has on people” – Charity: Water’s Scott Harrison on Making a Difference

Hunter Walker

It’s still early days, but we launched a program called “ Pipeline ” and have now deployed 1,000 remote sensors in Ethiopia which are giving us not only functionality reports, but telling us exactly how many liters of clean water are flowing every day. Imagine installing them on every single well in Ethiopia. For example, I’ve been to Ethiopia 27 times since starting charity: water, and every single visit has changed me.

Three Megatrends That Will Affect Everybody’s Business

YoungUpstarts

Over the next five years, some African economies (Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania, just to name a few) are likely to grow as fast as, or faster, than some of the recent Asian champions. by Professor Dominique V. Turpin, president of IMD. The future is hard to predict and a lot of “experts” regularly get it wrong. However, there are some facts so important and trends so inevitable that leaders would be ill-advised to ignore and not try to anticipate.

How Much Should You Pay For a Great Domain Name?

Startup Professionals Musings

ne), and Ethiopia (.et) I’m sure you have all been frustrated at least once at not being able to get the Internet domain name you want for your company. Who owns all of these names, and should you ever buy one for a premium?

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10 Amazing Microfinance Success Stories

YoungUpstarts

Likelesh Gebru, Ethiopia. The benefits of microfinance have been debated since the ’70s when the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh began making tiny loans to impoverished small business owners. In 2006, Muhammad Yunus, the bank’s founder and “the father of microfinance,” won the Nobel Peace Prize. Since that time, at least one study has shown the practice does little to empower women in oppressed cultures or improve quality of life for poor people.

This is how to Use Gifting as a Marketing Channel

Mike Michalowicz

In 1985, Ethiopia sent $5,000 to Mexico after an 8.1 Because 50 years earlier, Mexico went to bat for Ethiopia when Italy invaded. In this interview, Mike interviews John Ruhlin, author and founder of GIFT?OLOGY. OLOGY. John has been praised as a world-class gift marketer by people like Gary Vaynerchuk, Shep Hyken, Lewis Howes, John Lee Dumas, and has been featured on places such as Inc, Forbes, Fast Company, Fox News, and the New York Times. But before GIFT?OLOGY

11 Compelling TED Talks On Money

YoungUpstarts

It’s going to take a bit of time and even more money, but this former World Bank economist shares a strategy to forge a commodities market in Ethiopia, with the ultimate goal of creating a sustainable society. Money talks, but what it has to say happens to be grimmer than, “Timmy is trapped in a well.” Sadly, people tend to turn clogged ears toward its intricacies, and as a result wind up compromising their homes, businesses , and even surrounding neighborhoods.

27 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

For example, when I was volunteering in Ethiopia I realized one of the biggest problems was a lack of job for women. Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had.

How an Uber driver’s story gave me the confidence I needed

Jeff Hilimire

He was flying back to Ethiopia from Italy (he lived for many years in Italy, I had learned early in our drive) and spotted a woman sitting several rows in front of him and he immediately decided, “I’m going to marry that woman.” I love Uber. It’s fantastic and if you ever find yourself needing a “cab”, use Uber. And I think if you sign up with this link , we both get a free ride.

What Asia and Facebook’s Free Internet Project Have in Common?

Transformify - Recruiting

” According to the CIA World Factbook , almost 75% of the world's 775 million illiterate adults are concentrated in ten countries (in descending order: India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Brazil, Indonesia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo). Nepal. Days before the earthquake in April 2015. Buildings that could hardly survive an earthquake and the kindest people I have ever met. Just five days later it was all history.

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

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AJL supply these yeasts to breweries in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, Spain, Brazil, Chile, USA, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Korea, India, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Greece, Belgium, Holland, Vi etnam, Germany and many other countries.