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• Wagner, D. A. (Ed.) (2005). Monitoring and Evaluation of ICT in Education Projects: A Handbook for Developing Countries. Washington, D.C.: World Bank/
published a "Business Analytics Toolkit for Tech Hub Managers" in 2015.
has published "Crowdfunding in Emerging Markets: Lessons from East African Startups" and "Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group: A Guide for Emerging and Frontier Markets."
Gaible, Edmond. "Survey of ICT and Education in the Caribbean ." Info Dev. N.p., Feb. 2009. Web. 19 Oct. 2015.
Thuy has been speaking at multiple conferences and tech events worldwide to encourage young entrepreneurs, insights of Vietnamese ecosystem, and women innovation, including Women 2.0, World Bank
, and Echelon.
has launched seven Climate Innovation Centers, which offer seed financing, policy interventions, network linkages, and technical and business training to entrepreneurs. In 2015, Climate Innovation Centers supported 270 clean technology startups.
has published six lessons from an analysis of 17 of their pilot programmes (see below). These lessons are backed by a variety of examples as well as a list of recommendations:
The Climate Technology Program helps developing economies identify profitable solutions to climate challenges. A 2015
study, "Building Competitive Green Industries", found that $6.4 trillion will be invested in clean technologies in developing countries over the next decade.
is a World Bank Group program that supports high-growth entrepreneurs in developing economies. The program is part of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the World Bank Group's Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice.
She has chaired several international consultative groups including: the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme, the Global Water and Sanitation Program, Cities Alliance,
, the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility, and the Global Corporate Governance Forum. She was instrumental in launching the Africa Infrastructure Consortium.
connects entrepreneurs with knowledge, funding and mentors through a global network of business incubators. The program has launched Climate Innovation Centers, Mobile Application Labs (mLabs), and Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Centers in developing countries around the world, including the Caribbean, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa and Vietnam.
has helped with innovation and entrepreneurship as well as education. Small enterprises serve as one of the biggest contributors of production and employment in Sub-Saharan Africa but these enterprises are not able to reach their full potential due to three reasons:
In April 2004, a group of professors in the Centre for Research and Consulting on Management, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, initiated an Online Training Program and International Cooperation named CRC-TOPIC. The entrepreneurship incubator project received financial support by
Quaynor is the Chairman of the Ghanaian company Network Computer Systems, a member of the United Nations Secretary General Advisory Group on ICT, member of the ITU Telecom Board, Chair and of the OAU Internet Task Force, President of the Internet Society of Ghana, and member of the Worldbank
Ngcaba has served on the Council of the University of South Africa (UNISA) and was an advisor to the Digital Inclusion Programme at Harvard University Law School. He also was a member of the Telecom Board of the ITU, served on the Board of
, a partnership of international developmental agencies, which was in turn co-ordinated and served by an expert Secretariat housed at the World Bank.
MLab East Africa (stylised as m:lab), is an initiative that "aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship within the Kenyan community, with a focus on Web and mobile services." It is not revenue generating for the iHub. It is a consortium of four organizations (eMobilis, World Wide Web Foundation, University of Nairobi, and iHub). It has had input from the World Bank Group's
program, under its Digital Entrepreneurship Program that is "scaling Mobile Application Labs (mLabs) ... in Kenya, South Africa, and Senegal".
KSUM has wide networks comprising the government, industries, industry associations like TiE, NASSCOM, NBIA (National Business Incubator Association),
(initiative by World Bank), investors, universities, institutions like MIT USA and IIMs, R & D centres, OEM‟s like Apple & Raspberry Pi Foundation, business mentoring consultants like D2E, training institutions like ICT Academy, UNCTAD-Empretec and so on. KSUM‟s collaboration with Technopark has created a brand value and right industry ecosystem for the technopreneurs to groom.
Muthoni has been an Internet Society (ISOC) Fellow to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and World Bank
Global Forum. In 2008, she was an Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology's Change Agent award winner and in 2009 she was selected as a Women’s Forum Rising Talent, a network of highly talented women with the potential to become influential figures in the future. In 2013, she was selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, a panel of distinguished leaders from around the world under the age of 40.
According to a report by
, “[h]ealth conditions in rural areas are generally poorer, and access to information, services, and supplies is most limited.” With the rapid worldwide adoption of mobile technology, a range of health-related areas such as the improvement of public health information dissemination, the facilitation of remote consultation, diagnosis, and treatment, the sharing of a patient’s health information between health professional, and the monitoring and increased efficiency of public health systems have adopted and benefited from mobile based practices.
A major achievement of the Philippine Cyberservices Corridor is the establishment of the Philippine Silicon Alley which is centered in the University of the Philippine Technology Park along C.P. Garcia and Katipunan Avenue. The Technology Park houses 20 software and firmware outsourcing companies which include the JAVA Research and Development Center, SYSTEMA Computer Solutions Corp., MICOM and ASTRA. The Technology Park also has a network of over 60 small and medium software companies being incubated around the area and was recently awarded by the World Bank
project as the most successful incubation center in Asia.
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