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. Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback.

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What Clint Dempsey Can Teach You About Business Timing

Up and Running

He proved this early on in the tournament when he scored 30 seconds into the game against Ghana , the fastest goal in US World Cup history and the 5th fastest all-time in World Cup history. They say timing is everything.

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[Interview] Nellie Mayshak, Founder Of Canaf Consulting Associates

YoungUpstarts

In many of the projects I was involved with – in Lithuania, South Africa, Ghana and Liberia — we used a practitioner-to-practitioner approach, so that public servants in these countries could share and learn from their counterparts in Canada and vise versa.

Telling Your Brand Story Through Packaging Design: These 3 Businesses Are Doing It Right

crowdSPRING Blog

Divine’s chocolate is farmed by the Kuapa Kokoo cooperative in Ghana. We all like to acquire new things. Every new item arrives fraught with the unspoken possibility that this thing could make your life better.

25 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

We are generating employment for countries such as the United States, Philippines, Canada, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Ghana and Nepal. Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better.

Lean Startup Beyond the Tech Sector

Startup Lessons Learned

She is working toward affordable waste removal in Kumasi, Ghana, a city of 2.5 Guest post by Lisa Regan and conference co-host Sarah Milstein. The Lean Startup methodology has its roots in the tech sector, where companies need to iterate quickly in order to survive. But the methods have expanded into nearly every industry we can name.

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Telling Your Brand Story Through Packaging Design: These 3 Businesses Are Doing It Right

crowdSPRING Blog

Divine’s chocolate is farmed by the Kuapa Kokoo cooperative in Ghana. We all like to acquire new things. Every new item arrives fraught with the unspoken possibility that this thing could make your life better.

18 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

For every bottle sold, we give 5 years of clean water to a person in Ghana (we’ve helped people in Namibia and Malawi in the past too!). Each business has a story.

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. As the human ear ages it loses its ability to hear high-pitched sound frequencies (above 15-16 kHz) through a condition known as presbycusis that starts at 18 years old.

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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. Now that I’m back full time in NYC, I decided to run for the Board of NY Tech Meetup, a dynamic community of 20,000 entrepreneurs, investors, developers, designers and people interested in tech.

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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. Ones that challenge the status quo, that aim to make a significant difference in the way we do and look at things.

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