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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

Book Review: Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

That was my Malawi epiphany. Theroux is probably America’s most famous travel writer yet I had not read any of his books until now.

Why You Should Write an Annual Failure Report

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Beyond the lessons learned, you''ll establish a culture that emboldens your employees to take risks. Few would disagree. Angen gives three reasons: 1.

Finnish Off-Grid Power Firm Nocart Breaks Into Africa

ArcticStartup

Other components of the power plant are subcontracted from selected vendors. Nocart's 2015 revenue was around 3.9 million euros.

Snack Company on a Mission

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

So Walters and Hauser partnered with Valid Nutrition, a company based in Lilongwe, Malawi, to manufacture these nutrition packs.

Twitter Link Roundup #78 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Malawi Boy Builds Windmill Out of Junk – [link]. Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week! – [link].

37 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

Each business has a story. For each business owner, the story of their journey can range from monetary needs or the passion for a unique project.

Should You Tie Your Brand to a Philanthropic Cause?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For every time a customer buys our products, they are also helping to feed a starving child in Malawi or Sierra Leone. Quickly.) Happy Family.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: CorpsAfrica

crowdSPRING Blog

They are currently working in Morocco and Malawi, but hope to expand to all 54 African nations. You can access their donation page here.

8 startups that leveraged products for social good, and where they’re headed in 2014

The Next Web

Charity:water’s latest campaign for 2014 is focused around donating to the people of Malawi, Africa. This brand’s focus in 2014?

Three Things You Can Learn from Optical Illusions in less than Three Minutes

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Lesson 2: This was a test done by Robert Laws, a doctor who ran a Scottish mission in what is now Malawi during the 1800s. Lesson 3: Nothing.

Live now: The founder of The Muse answers your entrepreneurship questions via video. Get involved!

The Next Web

Got a question for Kathryn? Use the chat feature above to get it answered live. s 15 Women to Watch in Tech.

Startup Insights From Paul English, Co-Founder of Kayak

OnStartups

So, Haiti, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia. I’m just wrapping up several weeks of attending conferences across both coasts. laughter].