Kenya has realised that its school-leavers aren't ready for the world of work. An ambitious plan aims to change this.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
How to embrace the characteristics that give start-up businesses their edge.
Science and business don't often go together, but that's changing as more scientists realise that their best ideas can be commercialised.
The race to bring the jetpack to market exemplifies some of the highs and lows of sci-fi inspired innovation.
The ancient philosophy of stoicism can build the qualities needed in our new world of innovation and entrepreneurship.
How a cabinet-maker and temperance preacher managed what the ride-sharing company is struggling to pull off.
They are the army of ideas people and go-getters who will haul the economy back to its feet. Aren't they? The reality is not quite as rosy.
The strange history of how the Bank of England came into being.
Using tax incentives to motivate innovation is more nuanced than governments sometimes assume.
Malawi shows how micro and small business, with a bit of help from volunteers, can grow and create jobs
Accidents will happen – and as far as innovation is concerned, that’s a good thing.
The informal economy in sub-Saharan Africa is largely marginalised despite its significant contribution to employment and GDP.
India's former 'untouchables' are struggling to make a mark in business – despite some high-profile successes.
Where's an angel investor when you need one? A British team at CES reflects on startup culture, US-style.
Taking a page from the innovators' handbook could provide a different and better way to think about the risks that come along with – and sometimes stem from – new technologies.
Microcredit, which was viewed as a perfect market-affirming solution to poverty in developing countries, has collapsed. In 30 years it's gone from Zorro to Zombie.
This is a list of old and new books on entrepreneurship. The common thing about them is that they give entrepreneurs the tools they need to start their businesses.
The collaboration required to foster more startups would benefit from a national system of entrepreneurship.
Governments in sub-Saharan Africa should encourage the formation of cooperative thrift and credit societies to boost the development of micro enterprises.