Tag: entrepreneurship

“I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now

“I imagine Ghana” incubator programme – meet their 7 changemakers and where they are now

By Sylvester Baffoe, M&E Officer, UNICEF Ghana Challenges faced by children and their families have rapidly evolved due to urbanization, climate change, lack of employment opportunities, broken education systems, increased disparities, and digital divides. New problem-solving approaches are essential to address these challenges. In Ghana, as in many other countries, local […]

Launch of Idea Studio attracts 1500+ young people to take part in shaping the future of Nepal

Launch of Idea Studio attracts 1500+ young people to take part in shaping the future of Nepal

The work on innovation is becoming indeed a movement. Few days back, adolescents and young people queued up for hours to secure a seat for the “I have an idea” event. The venue was able to accommodate more than 1500, while much more gathered outside. The event was incredibly successful. […]

Inside Singularity University: Talking technology, innovation, and Grand Challenges with UNICEF

Inside Singularity University: Talking technology, innovation, and Grand Challenges with UNICEF

Singularity University’s article about the Global Grand Challenges Week with UNICEF at their premises last month. Original article was published on July 7, 2014 on SingularityHUB by Singularity University. Singularity University has a mission—use technology to positively impact the lives of a billion people in ten years. A key component of […]

9 Innovators to Watch: Rui Ma

9 Innovators to Watch: Rui Ma

We’re kicking off our 9 to Watch today with a profile on Rui Ma, an early-stage investor currently supporting women entrepreneurs. As 500 Startups first Venture Partner in China, Rui has a keen sense of what’s next. Her personal investment strategy is much like that of the company; she looks […]

UNICEF and Kathmandu University collaborate to establish an innovation incubator

República Nepal: KATHMANDU, April 18: Kathmandu University (KU) and UNICEF signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday in Dhulikhel, which seeks to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among Nepali youths.According to the MoU, the two institutions will collaborate to pioneer an establishment, ‘Innovation Incubator’, within the premises of KU School […]