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3 Big Ideas For Getting Rich From Ghana-Born Psychiatric Nurse

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For a fresh approach to securing your financial future, a Ghana-born nurse who came to the U.S. offers three sound tips

N.C. woman gears up for mission trip to Ghana

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GASTONIA — Sierra Roberts is packing a water filter and wedding ring for her trip to Winneba, Ghana. She doesn''t know how easy it will be to find bacteria-free drinking water in the African town

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Startup founders in Southeast Asia, it’s time to step up

The Next Web

The service solves a universal problem for companies but it happens that it was built in Ghana, where the internet penetration rate is just 40 percent.

How This Million-Dollar Fashion Startup Is Helping African Entrepreneurs Stay in Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Five percent of sales will go to a charity that supports small business owners in Uganda, Malawi, South Africa, Ghana, and South Sudan

Feds charge NC man with trying to smuggle guns to Ghana

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — A North Carolina man is facing federal charges for trying to smuggle guns and ammunition to West Africa

11 Social Entrepreneurs. A Ship. 13 Countries. 100 Days

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I wrote this dispatch last month somewhere off the coast of Gambia, between stops in Accra, Ghana, and Casablanca, Morocco.

The Top 5 Best Cities For Possibility

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Accra, Ghana 19. Every year there’s a list of cities that have been researched to be the best of some category. Mexico City, Mexico. Singapore.

Twitter Link Roundup #273 – Quintessential Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Why This Clunky Zack Morris Phone Is Taking Over Ghana crowdspring.co/1FshEP2. Enjoy! 1F6QNa1. 1A6cCLv. “My 1B69TCh. 1FHLQes. 1RVbOxx. 1Q4zody.

Sweden's Saltside sees massive traction with classifieds in emerging markets

ArcticStartup

Ghana, Bangledesh, and Sri Lanka are rapidly coming online and users are switching between mobile and fixed connections to access the internet.

Snapchat 101 for VCs and Old Folks

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve chatted with several from Israel, Ghana, South Africa, New Zealand – you name it. That’s the point. So get over it.

Survey: Women Entrepreneurs Optimistic About 2013

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Women entrepreneurs are more optimistic about 2013 than 2012, according to new data. Here are their priorities and concerns. borders. In the U.S.,

Forget the US or BRIC countries: Gothenburg's Saltside raises a $40 million Series C

ArcticStartup

We’re in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ghana, and some extent Pakistan even though it''s not a focus market. Europe, or at least the BRIC countries.

#019 - Vytas Paukštys Of Eskimi

ArcticStartup

Eskimi is doing business in Nigeria and Ghana mostly, but has users from other parts of the African continent as well. Fantastically, in short.

Eskimi Rapidly Spreading Across African Feature Phones

ArcticStartup

The product is still being developed in Vilnius, Lithuania, and is now recruiting sales teams in Nigeria, Ghana, and other markets

Finnish Startup NurseBuddy in Dublin for Startup Bootcamp's Health XL Program

ArcticStartup

Getting into an acceleration program is no east feat. And with 250 applications fighting for one of eight places - the competition can be tough.

Lithuania's Eskimi Positions itself in Africa with Partnerships with Nokia and Operators

ArcticStartup

Eskimi , the Lithuanian-founded mobile social network that''s been booming in parts of Africa, has been making a few important partnerships lately.

Study: Female Founders Fear They're Less Capable Than Men

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It''s a fact: Fewer women around the world start businesses than their male counterparts. Here are three big issues standing in their way. Surprised?

Eskimi Hits 5 Million Users, Sees Solid Growth In Africa

ArcticStartup

There is also a growing user-base in Ghana, South Africa,Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, where there are over 250 000 users each. Eskimi , the Lithuanian-based mobile social network based on flirting, has announced it recently hit 5 million users, and is growing at 30 000 a day. million users. million users. .

Meet the 30 Under 30, Class of 2013

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Prepare to be awed! Collectively, they make more money, employ more people, and have raised more capital than any previous 30 Under 30 list. Read More.

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Transformative Thinking for Sale

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The company now shepherds students as well as corporations, conference communities, and enterprise incubators to Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa.

The Undiluted Genius of Dr. Bronner's

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How Dr. Bronner's, truly one of America's great weird brands, grows more and more successful by being less and less conventional. You pick one up.

NYC 3.0

thebarefootvc

I shared it with incubators from Ghana to Nairobi , at the White House Treasury Department, and in Indonesia with business and government leaders on a delegation I was asked to participate in by the US State Department. Founded in 2004, it has grown in leaps and bounds along with NYC’s tech sector. We are in what I call NYC 3.0, NYC 3.0:

The Way I Work: Amos Winbush III, CyberSynchs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Recently, we signed up a partner that wants us to come out to Ghana to meet; I'm going there in December. But I still want to be involved."

Dealflow from Lithuania: These #LTstartups are raising over $100M

ArcticStartup

A guest post by Edmundas Bal?ikonis ikonis , CEO of Trackduck. Lithuania is one of the smallest countries in Europe with a population of 3 million.

What Clint Dempsey Can Teach You About Business Timing

Up and Running

They say timing is everything. Clint Dempsey, captain for the USMNT in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, certainly has timing on the field.

The ArcticStartup guide to: Estonia

ArcticStartup

We’ve brought you guides to Riga and Lithuania before, and we know quite a few were looking forward to Estonia. Hottest startups. Startup events.

Bamboo Bikes

Venture Cyclist

Recently he made a grant-funded trip to Ghana to look for local sources of other key materials (they have lots of bamboo), and for local entrepreneurs interested in using these ideas. Sustainable development and appropriate technology took a leap forward (or at least a bike ride forward) recently with this story, sent to me by Naava Frank.

Disrupting VC

thebarefootvc

Women are starting businesses at an increasing pace, and guess what…some of these founders may have strongly accented English and are living in places like India and Ghana. As a venture capitalist, I am always looking for highly innovative, disruptive businesses. Well, now they can’t stop writing about the NYC story!

Garage48 Goes Africa Times 5!

ArcticStartup

The Estonian originating Garage48 team and concept, in co-operation with Google and Nokia will be holding the first two Garage48 events in Lagos, Nigeria between 6th to 8th of May and the second to be held in Accra, Ghana between 13th to 15th of May. Garage48 has announced that they will be holding 5 events in Africa.

Head Over Hills: Lithuanian Mobile Flirting Platform Eskimi Is Growing

ArcticStartup

Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia are also showing substantial growth, according to Vytautas Paukstys, CEO. registered users. nas But?nas.

USA Jobbed in Draw with Italy

Entrepreneurship Blog

Moving forward, a win over Ghana and an Italian victory over the Czechs will put the US team through to the next round.

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the vc in me

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