Fighting for Internet Freedom in Iran

Fighting for Internet Freedom in Iran

Nizar Zakka is a Lebanese national and US permanent resident who was arrested by Iran in 2015, and was imprisoned until 2019 on charges of espionage for the United States. Zakka worked as an Internet freedom advocate and served as … Keep Reading »

The Startup Opportunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Startup Opportunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Nathaniel Houghton is the Cofounder & President of the Congo Leadership Initiative where he provides leadership and entrepreneurship training to young people living in the Congo. Through his work he’s seen the entrepreneurship ecosystem grow and evolve and believes the market … Keep Reading »

Ecosystem Building in the Kingdom of eSwatini

Ecosystem Building in the Kingdom of eSwatini

Nicholus Steward is the Cofounder of the eSwatini Bridge Project (SBP). The mission of the SBP is to promote, encourage, and facilitate the education and technology goals of the Kingdom of eSwatini. We aim to do this by providing resource … Keep Reading »

African Trade Tech, Sharia Fintech, & more with Viola Llewellyn

African Trade Tech, Sharia Fintech, & more with Viola Llewellyn

Viola Llewellyn is the co-founder and President of Ovamba Solutions. Ovamba is an award winning African “FinTech” company that creates culturally attuned technologies to serve African SMEs with innovative Sharia compliant finance products, eCommerce, and logistics services to promote growth. … Keep Reading »

Top 5 European Startup Ecosystem

Top 5 European Startup Ecosystem

On this episode we dive into our top 5 episode that we’ve ever done with leaders in the European startup ecosystems. Featured guests include Karen Boers, Paulin Dementhon, Oliver Holle, Chris Wade, and Daniel Blomquist.… Keep Reading »

Top 5 Latin America Startup Ecosystem

Top 5 Latin America Startup Ecosystem

On this episode we dive into our top 5 episode that we’ve ever done with leaders in the Latin American startup ecosystems. Featured guests include Marcus Dantus, Lisa Besserman, Jose Cayasso, Roberto Musso, and Jonathan Lewy.… Keep Reading »

Visualizing the World’s Most Important Data

Visualizing the World’s Most Important Data

Adil Yalcin is the founder and CEO of Keshif, a software tool at the intersection of analytics, design, and engineering. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Maryland as a member of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. … Keep Reading »

How Data Analytics Can Accelerate Development in Frontier Markets

How Data Analytics Can Accelerate Development in Frontier Markets

Sadaf (Safi) Lakhani is the Cofounder & CEO of Cognitiks a mission driven social enterprise. That works with organizations in emerging and high-risk markets to optimize social & environmental risk management and maximize social impact. Safi has 18+ years of experience … Keep Reading »

How Kevin Barrow is Unlocking Sustainable Development Ecosystems

How Kevin Barrow is Unlocking Sustainable Development Ecosystems

KGB (Kevin Gordon Barrow) is the Founder & CEO of Mark Labs, a software company which helps organizations effectively manage the risk associated with funding social impact projects. He is a serial social entrepreneur, having worked on startups dealing with … Keep Reading »

Scale My Hustle

Scale My Hustle

Moe Odele is a cofounding partner at Vazi Legal and the founder of the widely popular community, Scale My Hustle. Moe is an international attorney experienced in Business and human rights, Innovative financing, Impact Investing, Gender & inclusive finance, ESG … Keep Reading »

The $150 Billion Food Supply Chain Inefficiency

The $150 Billion Food Supply Chain Inefficiency

Andrew Mack is the Founder and CEO of Agromovil, an app-based platform that helps make the match between producers, transporters and off-takers. It allows farmers to match with the transport they need, when they need it and to find buyers that … Keep Reading »

The African Techie, Rebecca Enonchong

The African Techie, Rebecca Enonchong

Rebecca Enonchong is founder and Chief Executive Officer of AppsTech, a leading global provider of enterprise application solutions. She is also cofounder of I/O Spaces, an inclusive coworking space in the Washington DC metro area.

She is Board Chair of … Keep Reading »

The Global Startup Movement for Social Good

The Global Startup Movement for Social Good

Host Andrew Berkowitz unveils our new studio at PeaceTech Lab in Washington, DC. Each week from here on out will feature in person interviews with leaders in business and entrepreneurship in frontier and emerging markets. Each month will feature a … Keep Reading »

Nigerian Ecommerce Star, Drinks.ng

Nigerian Ecommerce Star, Drinks.ng

Lanre Akinlagun is the Founder & CEO Drinks.ng, a Lagos, Nigeria based e-commerce company specializing in drinks with an extensive range of beverages comprising both alcohol and soft drinks. Before starting Drinks.ng, Lanre was an early executive at Iroko, where … Keep Reading »

Top 5 Africa Startup Ecosystem Episodes & Insights

Top 5 Africa Startup Ecosystem Episodes & Insights

On this episode we dive into our top 5 episode that we’ve ever done with leaders in the African startup ecosystems. Featured guests include Eghosa Omoigui, Zekarias Amsalu, Johnni Kjelsgaard, Osarumen Osamuyi, Konstantin Tsanis.… Keep Reading »