Despite an entrepreneurial heritage, black self-employment rates are about half that of whites. Could a rising economy lift their boats too?
New minister Arthur Sinodinos seems all for the innovation catch-cry but perhaps it's time he dropped it.
Despite being one of the top donors to the UN refugee agency, Japan accepts very few asylum seekers, and provides little support for those who do make it.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Australia is still far too 'arms-length' from the process of starting and growing companies.
Global economic realities shouldn't deter African universities from continuing to push for massification. But they must do so armed with knowledge, lessons from elsewhere and strong funding models.
Globalisation still has the potential to deliver good – via entrepreneurship.
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.