Yesterday night saw Singapore having its first riots for more than 40 years, so you can imagine it’s the hot topic everybody is talking about this December 2013. Incidentally, I’m living in Little India
Real-time stock price for African farmers: a case study of connected agriculture with M-Farm in Kenya
There’s three reasons for us to showcase the story of M-Farm, a startup which connects and empower agriculture with financial information. First, because we’re not focusing only on web technologies during our world tour of
An education to entrepreneurship in Africa: from hack schools to long-term capability building in innovation
The story of NjeriÂ Chelimo is a compelling one, and a case study for the proverb “where there is a will, there is a path”. This 20 y.o Kenyan girl had planned to attend a
As you may know, we were in Kenya both to attend Afrikoin, a conference on mobile money, and to continue our exploration of innovation ecosystems. How do countries, cities, are turning to entrepreneurship? What
A year ago this day, I began my path as an entrepreneur in Asia. The start was harsh, as I decided to join a local startup first, but the seed of setting our own
During Afrikoin, the first mobile money and digital currency held in Nairobi, I’ve met with Brian Muthiora. Brian joined the local branch of GSMA, the telecom operators professional association, after 5 years at Safaricom
To continue our exploration of Kenya as an innovation ecosystem in fringe of Afrikoin, I’ve met with Samuel Gichuru from the Nailab incubator. A fast-paced and jittery conversation proved useful to pinpoint a key
While the hype around Bitcoin grows stronger everyday, the day of conference about mobile money at Afrikoin in Nairobi and a discussion with a few startups in the crypto-currency business helps to debunk what
After a few panels and talks on mobile money at Afrikoin, we had the opportunity to listen to Gianluca Iazzolino, a researcher from the University of Edinburgh. Gianluca works on the way Somali people
Helping African merchants to accept digital money: an Afrikoin discussion on education to new currencies for businesses
Several online payments provider from East Africa discussed at Afrikoin another hurdle/opportunity in the mobile money field. If customers seem to enjoy MPesa as way to send and receive money, merchants need another approach
Ici on respecte les mecs qui en veulent #kerviel #madoff #ponzi #fraud #singapore #taxheaven #lol
Crappy hour #singapore #beer
#dubai farm area #nofilter
Friday, it's friday!! Leave these shirts, pants, shoes, release your inner kraken!!!
UOB, #singapore, 2013 #ads #adbettersmile
La sacro-sainte prÃ©paration des #dumplings
#singapore #architecture is not always a success!
Time for a nap, #uncle ! #singapore #saturday #lazy
Ã‡a vaut bien une turbulence ou deux franchement!
#singapore christmas style
#chinatown #singapore on a #sunny #morning :-) #sun #matahari #cuaca #nofilter
No. It's ri-di-cu-lous, that's what it is. #lolcomputer
Lean design, I guess #dubai
#pakistani in #dubai are (sort of) entrepreneurs too!
Singtel, #singapore, 2013 #ads #adbettersmile
Scary Xmas !
In the balloon! #dubai
Royal Dirham, Popular district! #dubai
Old district of #dubai at Al Ghubaiba