Africa

Impact Investing

Keeping Girls in School Is This Startup's Mission

One couple took a trip of a lifetime. Then they started a company that changes the lives of many.
Personal Health

What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now

Understand how transmission takes place and educate your workforce. Consider extra steps as needed.
Technology

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
Franchise

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.
Startup Kit

Set the Most Competitive Prices for Your Cleaning Business

Follow these tips for determining a price that makes you a profit without gouging your customers.
Business Unusual

This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg

Josh Tetrick wants to remake the food industry from the bottom up, starting with the traditional egg.
Growth Strategies

Diversity Defines Our Global Economy. Do You Speak the Language?

Chances are that you'll interact with people in the business world of different cultures, whether its your workforce or your customers. Are you ready to dive in?
Growth Strategies

The 10 Most Corrupt and Least Corrupt Countries in the World

Not sure where to set up shop abroad? Worried that foreign governments might try to shake you down? Find out which countries are squeaky clean and which are dirty when it comes to public sector corruption.
Growth Strategies

Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
Leadership

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.
Starting a Business

New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives

Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.
Starting a Business

Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.
Starting a Business

'Impact Entrepreneurship' Places Importance on Social Consciousness

As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.
Technology

The 'White African' and Nairobi's Tech Hub

Erik Hersman, son of American missionaries, talks about developing an ecosystem for entrepreneurs in Kenya's flourishing tech community.
Growth Strategies

10 Ways to Trim Shipping Costs

Small businesses can benefit from discount offers, regional carriers and hybrid delivery service.