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Entrepreneurship, Diasporas, African diaspora and Africa's Development
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Secret weapon

Secret weapon | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Nigeria’s diaspora is a source of money, markets, skills and ideas
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The Diaspora Goldmine - Project Syndicate

The Diaspora Goldmine - Project Syndicate | Diaspora | Scoop.it
The relationship between diasporas and their homelands often encompasses a broad palette of sentiments, including distrust, resentment, envy, and enmity.
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5 Profitable Africa Business Ideas For The Diaspora - Africa Business Jump Start

5 Profitable Africa Business Ideas For The Diaspora - Africa Business Jump Start | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Millions of Africans are living in the Diaspora, but only a very tiny fraction is developing business ideas for Africa
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MSME Accounts For 75% Of National Employment, Says Aganga - Leadership Newspapers

MSME Accounts For 75% Of National Employment, Says Aganga - Leadership Newspapers | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Olusegun Aganga, on Tuesday said Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) represented 97 per cent of businesses in Nigeria.
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Caribbean entrepreneurs need to look to Diaspora for funding -- World Bank Group exec - Business

Caribbean entrepreneurs need to look to Diaspora for funding -- World Bank Group exec - Business | Diaspora | Scoop.it
 
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Caribbean entrepreneurs who are looking for funding to develop new or existing businesses are being encouraged to look to their own nationals living abroad.

“Diaspora financing should be explored as a source of f ...
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Activist who fled jail in Benin to become a Princeton professor - FT.com

Activist who fled jail in Benin to become a Princeton professor - FT.com | Diaspora | Scoop.it
In 1986, Leonard Wantchekon, then a student leader in Benin, west Africa, escaped from Segbana jail after being tortured and held for 18 months for organising university protests against the dictator Mathieu Kérékou. “I escaped and made it across
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Crowdfunding could link diaspora to investment in Caribbean in a big way - Business

Crowdfunding could link diaspora to investment in Caribbean in a big way - Business | Diaspora | Scoop.it
MORE than four in five members of the Caribbean diaspora are interested in investing in business back home.

Just 13 per cent do so today, according to a World Bank infoDev report published last week.
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USAID Microlinks

USAID Microlinks | Diaspora | Scoop.it
A Microfinance Retrospective Blog Series Follow this series as USAID and its partners reflect on its 20-plus years of work in microfinance and share your own experiences, anecdotes, lessons learned, best practices, and photos.  Facilitation: How Much Does Context Matter? Please join us as DAI's Bill Grant and Marina
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How start-ups can tap cash from ordinary people and give the prospect of huge profits in return... What is crowdfunding and how does it work?

How start-ups can tap cash from ordinary people and give the prospect of huge profits in return... What is crowdfunding and how does it work? | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is gathering momentum as more entrepreneurs than ever before take to the web in a bid to find funding for their idea.
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Crowdfunding platform Afrikstart to revolutionise Africa’s startup scene | ventureburn

Crowdfunding platform Afrikstart to revolutionise Africa’s startup scene | ventureburn | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Launched in 2013 by Edwige Boum, and a group of students who met on an online course on Technology Entrepreneurship from Stanford University and motivated
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'Nigerians in the Diaspora Want to Help in Nation-Building' - AllAfrica.com

'Nigerians in the Diaspora Want to Help in Nation-Building' - AllAfrica.com | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Interview - Samuel Olugbenga Adewusi is Chairman, Board of Trustees of Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) Is Ready To Help Re-build Nigeria. NIDOA was formed in the United States of America about 15 years ago.
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Diaspora investment motivation - Homestrings

Diaspora investment motivation - Homestrings | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Through my research with investors and entrepreneurs across many different diaspora groups, four major drivers of... http://t.co/vKM3yQ68br"
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Diaspora in different forms - Vanguard News

Diaspora in different forms - Vanguard News | Diaspora | Scoop.it
The Nigerian Diaspora is a formidable force in the development and preservation of our collective consciousness today. Of particular significance in terms of examples is the Nigerian Diasporic citizenship in North America.
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Ventures Africa | Nigerian In Diaspora Leads Investment In 1,200MW Solar Power Project

Ventures Africa | Nigerian In Diaspora Leads Investment In 1,200MW Solar Power Project | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Emmanuel Irono, Nigerian In Diaspora Leads Investment In 1,200MW Solar Power Project http://t.co/KtfC0wvMcC @VenturesAfrica
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Nigerian SMEs boost economic growth

The growth and development of small and medium enterprises is a vibrant narrative in Nigeria. Africa's largest economy is counting on the over 17 million small businesses across the country...
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Project wants to find the successful Welsh overseas

Project wants to find the successful Welsh overseas | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Walter May wants Wales to champion so called diaspora direct investment an area where the Irish and Serbs have been so successful in recent years with a new Welsh diaspora initiative
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Professor Leonard Wantchekon-Transforming African Education   - Africapitalism Institute

Professor Leonard Wantchekon-Transforming African Education   - Africapitalism Institute | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Leonard Wantchekon was imprisoned and tortured 25 years ago for organizing protests against then Beninoise dictator, Mathieu Kerekou. When he got out, he managed to make his way from Benin to the United States where he threw himself into academic pursuits eventually earning an MBA, PhD and faculty positions at Yale, New York University and …
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The Misperceptions of Investing in Africa - YouTube

"The Misperceptions of Investing in Africa" is the first installment in the video series, "Changing Perceptions: Addressing the Misperceptions of Investing i...
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The Solution to the Global Food Crisis Just Might Come from Nigeria - Alumni - Harvard Business School

The Solution to the Global Food Crisis Just Might Come from Nigeria - Alumni - Harvard Business School | Diaspora | Scoop.it
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IdEA: International Diaspora Engagement Alliance

IdEA: International Diaspora Engagement Alliance | Diaspora | Scoop.it
International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA) promotes and supports diaspora-centered initiatives in investment & entrepreneurship, philanthropy, volunteerism, and innovation in countries and regions of diaspora origin.
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The magic of diasporas

The magic of diasporas | Diaspora | Scoop.it
THIS is not a good time to be foreign. Anti-immigrant parties are gaining ground in Europe. Britain has been fretting this week over lapses in its border controls...
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NGO OF THE MONTH | 234 Give

NGO OF THE MONTH | 234 Give | Diaspora | Scoop.it
Our NGO of the month is Generation Enterprise. Last month they managed to raise almost 1 million naira in one week, by participating in our Bonus Giving Day event (there are three more this year). Hear it from [Generation Enterprise](http://www.234give.com/cause/generationenterprise) who executed a successful crowdfunding campaign in one week on the 234Give platform:
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