It was 2015 and I had just moved back to Nigeria from New York after years working as a travel writer. Surprisingly, life in Nigeria wasn’t as different as I imagined – thanks to the internet. For the first month I was able to stream music and movies from global companies, ride share and shop …
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A friend of mine had his car stolen when trying to sell it to someone he met online. He handed over the keys to the potential buyer for a test drive and the moment he turned his back to make the buyer a cup of tea, the car was gone. He never received payment for …
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Call to action: Time to end gender bias against women entrepreneurs around the world Singapore – March 7, 2018 – Women entrepreneurs appear to thrive better in more developed economies, findings from the second edition of the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) revealed. Compared to their peers in emerging markets, women business owners in …
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There are more than 35 million citizens in México City, Bogotá or Santiago, yet there is no single app or website to use to find destinations. There’s no one stop shop to learn about local merchants, scout discounts, find events or venues, or simply be in the know about public transport or services. This is …
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The way we make money and spend money is changing. A few years ago, having a full-time job that provided stability and a consistent income while doing passion projects on the side was a common phenomenon. Arrangements like this provided for the essentials of living and allowed people to do what they love while earning …
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