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How microfinance is going mobile – and why an East African start up is leading the way

By Hallvard Barbogen, Content Manager.

Even though microfinance and mobile seems like a match made in heaven, it hasn’t quite taken off yet. But now a US-Kenyan start-up is taking the lead. 659 more words

Career Breaks for Entrepreneurs

Written by Paul Wallace.

Sounds like a bit of an anathema: surely people who run their own businesses work hard and don’t have time for luxuries such as career breaks? 625 more words

Immersion Programme

We’re Just Not That Into You -- Surviving This And Other Letdowns From Potential Customers

As a startup founder, you are probably spending a fair amount of time in sales mode. For those founders without prior sales or business development experience and pre-sales hires, the process can be unsettling and confusing. 1,332 more words


Winning the "Show Me" Software Battle

Maybe the most important metric in a SaaS world is “ACV” – annual contract value. It answers a lot of questions: What is the “book of business” in your company – i.e. 1,352 more words

Portable Balcony Garden

Did you know that the Garden Pod is made up of 24 versatile pieces from recycled materials that can be set up in any configuration depending on what you want to grow. 43 more words

Balcony Garden Pod

A Garden for Grandparents

Do you have an elderly parent who has had to give up gardening? Buy them a Garden Pod and watch them start their own garden again. 40 more words

Balcony Garden Pod

Seed Pod

Do your seeds get eaten or don’t germinate in your allotment? Grow them in a garden pod at home and then move them once they’re stronger. 56 more words

Balcony Garden Pod