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SME Financing

World Bank approves financing for SMEs but is it enough?

World Bank approves financing for SMEs but is it enough? Small and Medium Enterprise financing (SME Financing) has become a “hot topic” especially with many studies having revealed the tremendous contribution of SMEs to economic development. However, one big challenge has been closing SME Financing gap which is highly linked to limited connections to networks…

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Buupass selected to Join Blackbox Connect 22

Buupass selected to Join Blackbox Connect 22 BuuPass founder, Iman Cooper, has been named among the 15 International Female Founders selected to Join Blackbox Connect 22 Buupass is a company that aims to provide seamless movement for people in Kenya and is Kenya’s first marketplace for bus, shuttle, and train bookings. Iman, joins 14 more…

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Orange to fund start-ups

Orange, Google partner to finance start-ups

Orange, Google partner to finance start-ups Orange has partnered with Google through Orange Digital Ventures (ODV), the Group’s corporate venture fund in financing the best start-ups. Through this partnership, Google will leverage ODV’s sourcing of start-ups to explore on the start-ups opportunities for co-investments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Orange Digital Venture fund…

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AOH with Carole Kimutai on Digital Marketing

Successful digital marketing needs 360 degrees approach

Successful digital marketing needs 360 degrees approach In the era of big data, any brand that seeks to succeed needs to adopt a 360 degrees digital marketing strategy that should run both online and offline. This was said by Carole Kimutai, Managing Editor, Digital at Standard Group Plc, last week at our After-Office Hours Session…

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