UNDP: Financing Solutions for Sustainable Development

What is Crowdfunding? This is an excellent guide from the UNDP Innovative approach for projects, organizations, entrepreneurs, and startups to raise money for their causes from multiple individual donors or investors. Four models of crowdfunding exist: donations; reward; lending; and equity. How does it work? Crowdfunding is a collective effort of individuals who pool  their resources … Read moreUNDP: Financing Solutions for Sustainable Development

Monitofarm- Crowdfunding for Seed Capital

Innovation SL, as an Entrepreneurship Support Organization, is launching this Crowdfunding platform-MonitoFarm to meet the seed capital needs of young Agripreneurs in Sierra Leone. Given our work in building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem; in incubating and accelerating Start-ups and Scale-Ups, we see the lack of seed capital as a critical missing piece of the start up … Read moreMonitofarm- Crowdfunding for Seed Capital

Why ‘micromobility’ data is the key to cities reaching their sustainability goals

So you like our media brand Shift? You should join our Shift event track at TNW2020, where you’ll hear how data, autonomy, and connectivity are fueling the future of mobility.  This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of … Read moreWhy ‘micromobility’ data is the key to cities reaching their sustainability goals

These 10 apps, now on sale, could help change how you do virtually everything

TLDR: These 10 apps, all between 40 to over 90 percent off, can help you improve virtually every facet of your day to day life. Work feels like the antithesis of what you should be doing with your Labor Day holiday. While that may be true, a little hard work now may end up paying … Read moreThese 10 apps, now on sale, could help change how you do virtually everything

‘If Everyone Hates Object-Oriented Programming, Why Is It Still So Widely Spread?’

Object-oriented programming “has been wildly successful. But was the success just a coincidence?” asks Stack Overflow’s blog: Asking why so many widely-used languages are OOP might be mixing up cause and effect. Richard Feldman argues in his talk that it might just be coincidence. C++ was developed in the early 1980s by Bjarne Stroustrup, initially … Read more

‘If Everyone Hates Object-Oriented Programming, Why Is It Still So Widely Spread?’