Pivoting – it’s not just in Silicon Valley

Pivoting – it’s not just in Silicon Valley

By Aoibheann Rogers The term “pivot” was coined in 2009 by Eric Ries, however transforming a business model has been a core element of company strategy for centuries. Silicon Valley start ups are known for their major “pivots”: Instagram...
VC of the Month: May 2019

VC of the Month: May 2019

By Hendricah Rita Many thanks to our recent Volunteer of the Month: Sabina Bharwani (client: Jean D’Amour in Rwanda) VC Community Calls We are trying to strengthen our Volunteer Consultants (VC) network and recently have started regular community calls. The...
Why African Entrepreneurship is Leading the Way

Why African Entrepreneurship is Leading the Way

By Zoe Lawson Photo credit: Benny Jackson on Unsplash.com We’ve all heard the old proverb ‘give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime’. It makes perfect sense that sharing skills and knowledge to allow people to...
Notes from our VC Call: April 2019

Notes from our VC Call: April 2019

By Ed Koch April VC Community Call We held our regular Volunteer Consultant call in April. If you’d like to listen to the call, you can access that via Zoom. At this call, Ed Koch gave an update about Grow Movement, covering: Terms of Reference for these VC calls...