A conversation with Christopher Schroeder on emerging market innovation

A conversation with Christopher Schroeder on emerging market innovation

Christopher M. Schroeder is a Washington D.C. and New York City based entrepreneur and venture investor. He co-founded HealthCentral.com, one of the nation’s largest social and content platforms in health and wellness, backed by Sequoia Capital, Polaris Ventures, The Carlyle … Keep Reading »

A quick dive into the Egypt startup ecosystem

A quick dive into the Egypt startup ecosystem

Mr. Ahmed El Alfi is the Founder and Chairman of Sawari Ventures a Cairo-based venture capital firm. Established in 2010, the goal of Sawari is to help transform Egyptian and MENA region economies through the creation of high impact businesses. … Keep Reading »

Bitcoin halving and a pulse check of the global blockchain ecosystem

Bitcoin halving and a pulse check of the global blockchain ecosystem

Erick Pinos is Americas Ecosystem Lead at Ontology, a high-performance public blockchain and distributed collaboration platform. In addition to his role at Ontology, Erick is President of the Blockchain Education Network (BEN) and a graduate of MIT, where he was President … Keep Reading »

COVID-19 Innovation Diaries: How Startup Ecosystems are mobilizing against the coronavirus

COVID-19 Innovation Diaries: How Startup Ecosystems are mobilizing against the coronavirus

CK Japheth is building The Innovation Village; Uganda’s launchpad for leading Innovators and entrepreneurs co-creating the future through the smart application of technology to unravel challenges and create unique solutions. He works with mission-oriented entrepreneurs to capture new value from … Keep Reading »

The State of Emerging Market VC ecosystems

The State of Emerging Market VC ecosystems

Alexandre (Alex) Lazarow has spent his career working at the intersection of investing, innovation, and economic development in the private, public, and social sectors. He is a venture capitalist with Cathay Innovation, a global firm that invests across Africa, Asia, … Keep Reading »

State of the Ecosystem – North Africa, Middle East, & Sub-Saharan Africa part 2 of 2 with Andile Masuku

State of the Ecosystem – North Africa, Middle East, & Sub-Saharan Africa part 2 of 2 with Andile Masuku

Andile Masuku is a Zimbabwean broadcaster and entrepreneur based in Johannesburg, South Africa. As the executive producer of African Tech Roundup, much of his time is spent covering Africa’s emerging tech and innovation ecosystem. Andile speaks widely and advises high … Keep Reading »

State of the Ecosystem – North Africa, Middle East, & Sub-Saharan Africa part 1 of 2 with Andile Masuku

State of the Ecosystem – North Africa, Middle East, & Sub-Saharan Africa part 1 of 2 with Andile Masuku

Andile Masuku is a Zimbabwean broadcaster and entrepreneur based in Johannesburg, South Africa. As the executive producer of African Tech Roundup, much of his time is spent covering Africa’s emerging tech and innovation ecosystem. Andile speaks widely and advises high … Keep Reading »

Top 5 Asia-Pacific Startup Ecosystem Insights

Top 5 Asia-Pacific Startup Ecosystem Insights

On this episode we dive into our top 5 episode that we’ve ever done with leaders in the Asia-Pacific startup ecosystems. Featured guests include William Bao Bean, Sajith Pai, Justin Hall, Rivers Corbett, Alicia Garabedian and Simon Cant.

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China’s growing influence in the global startup ecosystem

China’s growing influence in the global startup ecosystem

Eric Olander is the co-founder of the China Africa Project (CAP), an independent, non-partisan media initiative dedicated to exploring every facet of China’s engagement in Africa. Eric is also the co-host of the weekly China in Africa podcast that is … Keep Reading »

The Africa-India Digital Transformation Parallels

The Africa-India Digital Transformation Parallels

Aubrey Hruby is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. She is also co-founder of Insider and the Africa Expert Network (AXN), Co-host of the NewThink Podcast and an active investor in African start-ups. In her role at … Keep Reading »

Top 5 MENA Startup Ecosystem

Top 5 MENA Startup Ecosystem

On this episode we dive into our top 5 episode that we’ve ever done with leaders in the MENA startup ecosystems. Featured guests include Ali Abukumail, Idriss Al Rifai, Jacob Korenblum, Simon Galpin, and Yariv Lotan.

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Top 5 Canadian Startup Ecosystem Insights

Top 5 Canadian Startup Ecosystem Insights

On this episode we dive into our top 5 episode that we’ve ever done with leaders in the Canadian startup ecosystems. Featured guests include Mark Organ, Mark Maclean, Charles Boulanger, Rivers Corbett, and Marie Chevrier.… Keep Reading »