Re-imagine Series: Imagine all the People Livin’ Life in Peace

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down with devastating effects that will continue for years to come.  However, it is essential to take a moment and remember that this is not the first challenge the world has faced, and, despite wars, famines, and plagues, humanity has made great strides to improve the quality of life across the globe.

Rethinking the Entrepreneurial University and all that Jazz: The Campus Radio, Edutainment, and Youth Development

Rethinking the Entrepreneurial University and all that Jazz: The Campus Radio, Edutainment, and Youth Development

In putting this opinion piece together, I would like to start with an important question.

How can universities demonstrate entrepreneurialism beyond the usual suspects?

What are these usual suspects? Commercialisation of research? Navigating uncharted waters? And relevant to the current pandemic climate – is all about developing a vaccine and providing scientific advice? No disrespect to the good job of global players providing intelligence on vaccines and communicating numbers on the “R” rates – John Hopkins University, Imperial College, and Oxford University, to name just a few. While universities play a big role in saving lives, there is also the need for preserving livelihoods.

Sustainable start-up: Between candor and big lies

Sustainable start-up: Between candor and big lies

Start-ups are tricky and not least so in the wicked world of tech sustainability. This story is about a young engineer suddenly finding herself immersed in an entrepreneurial setting where she struggles to balance her idealistic vision of sustainable technology solutions with the hardcore realities of business-as-usual.

It is Entrepreneurship Time: Ecosystem Building: An Idea Coming of Age?

It is Entrepreneurship Time: Ecosystem Building: An Idea Coming of Age?

At a seminal OECD workshop in 2013 in the Netherlands, leading thinkers came together and discussed this issue. One side focused on creating optimal enabling conditions wherein entrepreneurship would emerge. The other side focused not on this institutional perspective but instead on a functional approach wherein the community grew from the entrepreneurs and their champions.

Economic and Social Crises and the Power of Data

Economic and Social Crises and the Power of Data

Economic and Social Crises and the Power of Data Monday, November, 9, 2020Economic and Social Crises and the Power of Data Monday, November, 9, 2020 How Entrepreneurship can be part of economic revival In 2020, a social crisis, unprecedented in our modern society for...

At the end, it is really not about the money!

At the end, it is really not about the money!

At the end, it is really not about the money! Monday, September 28, 2020, by Andrew McDonald, Chair, Small Business Investment Committee, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.At the end, it is really not about the money! Monday, September 28, 2020, by...

Hospitality in Crisis Times: Heaven Kigali Case Study

Hospitality in Crisis Times: Heaven Kigali Case Study

Hospitality in Crisis Times: Heaven Kigali Case Study Monday, September, 14, 2020, By Dr. Nnamdi O. Madichie Professor of Marketing & Entrepreneurship at the UNIZIK Business School Hospitality in Crisis Times: Heaven Kigali Case Study Monday, September, 14, 2020,...