Collapse Chat: Silviculturists, Entrepreneurs and Social Science

November 18, 2019

The Role of Global Transformation

March 26, 2019

The challenges of sustainable economic growth and meaningful employment are common throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, at the recent opening of a workshop on the digital economy, pointed out that "digitization is one of the primary building blocks...

Why Venture Capital Likes Modular Farming

March 10, 2019

Modular farming is becoming more than just a goal for social impact organizations interested in sustainability. Modular farming, which is growing crops in self-contained, movable units so they can thrive in difficult climates, is becoming more than just a sustainability goal for social impact...

What Traits Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed

January 05, 2019

Audacity and courage are among the hallmarks of successful startup founders, according to panelists at the recent Wharton India Economic Forum. Launching a startup and building it is fraught with unforeseen risks. It calls for passion and commitment that extend beyond business goals, according...

Why Luck Is the Silent Partner of Success

October 21, 2017

Most of us are reluctant to admit the strong role that luck often plays in success. That makes many people less willing to support public investments of the type that make their success possible. Why do the rich underestimate the role of luck in their success? Why does that mindset hurt society?...

Beyond Business Plans: Women Entrepreneurs in MENA

September 30, 2016

Greater support for female entrepreneurship will help the MENA region achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a region that is more often in the news for bombs and bullets than booming businesses, is experiencing a startup revolution. Nearly...

Does More Trouble Lie Ahead for Indian Startups?

September 04, 2016

Indian startups are contending with devaluations, shutdowns and consolidation in their sectors. Will they make it through the funding crunch? When Jabong, the Indian fashion e-tailer backed by German internet conglomerate Rocket Internet, was acquired in July, it was an expected move. Founded in...

Entrepreneurial Zeal and Accelerator Growth in India

August 30, 2016

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Raghav Kanoria, the founder and partner of Neoleap Business Ventures LLP. The entrepreneurship bug has spread in India, and a positive drive to encourage entrepreneurs resonates throughout society. The Global Entrepreneurship...

The World’s Most Innovative Countries 2016

August 27, 2016

Innovation is essential for sustainable growth. Countries should maintain their R&D investments and cooperate internationally to protect their innovation momentum in the face of low-growth scenarios. The Human Brain Project (HBP), a global, 10-year scientific research project aimed at...

Challenging Moroccan Youth to “Think Big”

August 18, 2016

Adnane Addioui, a social commentator, social entrepreneur and disruptive thinker, is the go-to person in Morocco for all things on youth and entrepreneurship. In this vlog, he answers the question: What is the biggest challenge facing Moroccan youth?

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