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.
African governments should adopt a top-down rather than bottom-up approach to encouraging the creation of businesses.
Women in countries with better access to policies like paid leave and subsidized child care are more likely to start a business oriented toward growth and job creation.
Against the odds, a growing group of refugees have managed to succeed in business.
Away from the chaos of Europe's borders, refugees are camped out in vast settlements close to their home countries and where restrictions on entrepreneurship are wasting talent and energy.
Young, entrepreneurial Africans want more flexibility and values-based learning than they feel is offered by a traditional MBA.
New research shows entrepreneurship among older Australians is delivering interesting results.
Innovators and entrepreneurs will ensure that Africa continues to grow. But they need to be nurtured to lead the development.
Over the past 60 years, China has experimented extensively with policies and programmes to encourage the growth of rural enterprises. Africa could do well by following in these footsteps.
When academics come up with a viable innovation, they need to figure out the best way to protect their intellectual property if they're going to bring it to market. Patents aren't always the answer.
Those looking to start a business in Africa face enormous obstacles, even with the backing of foreign investors.