Following your dreams comes with many challenges. A guest post by Turbo.
7 in 10 businesses fail to secure external finance, a study reveals
Six inspiring young entrepreneurs have overcome fierce competition to impress the country’s business leaders with their innovation and business capability and have been selected by NEF Fast Track, the UK’s leading entrepreneur development programme, for the prestigious David Pearl Pitch Prize & CVC Young Innovators award.
Ripple is a clean energy ownership platform with an aim to enable people to own new, large scale wind farms and have the clean, low cost, stable priced power they produce supplied to their homes. We met with them in the aftermath of their equity crowdfunding campaign to find out more about their project.
Partners are the Impact Hub Berlin and the Social Entrepreneurship Akademie.
Q&A with the founders of the ethical fashion brand Pantera Bianca, now live on Kickstarter.
The firm is using the money to install pay-as-you-go solar home systems across Kenya, Rwanda, Togo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Senegal and Guinea.