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July 16, 2010
Three successful businessmen discuss the challenges of entrepreneurship in Japan, a land where working for the establishment is the ultimate success symbol and taking on risk is seen as reckless, at the 11th Annual Mitsui USA Symposium, Entrepreneurship in Japan.
June 01, 2010
For Oby Ezekwesili, World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, economic development in her continent can be summed up in her boys' closets. While today she buys the jerseys of Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal, she is hopeful that tomorrow Africans can support Africa in equal spirit, but on a more economically developed continent.
May 17, 2010
Azul Founder David Neeleman made JetBlue the first airline to earn $100mm annually within five years. Can he find similar success in Brazil? Mr. Neeleman shares his business philosophies and presents his outlook for opportunities and challenges in the Brazilian market.
May 03, 2010
Ernest Higa, Chairman and CEO of Higa Industries shares insights on building a brand in the Japanese market and how to be a great entrepreneur in difficult economic times.
March 15, 2010
Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui of IGNIA Partners discusses the dual goals of his venture capital fund to support high-growth social enterprises that serve the base of the pyramid while providing consistent, high returns for his investors.
December 15, 2009
At the 2009 Social Enterprise Conference, social entrepreneur Ariel Zylbersztejn shares how he turned his love of movies into a for-profit social enterprise that brings movies--along with a host of social services--to suburban Mexico.
October 15, 2009
John Wood, founder of Room to Read, talks about why he left Microsoft to "be a force of change" and establish a non-profit organization that improves access to education for children in developing countries.
December 15, 2008
Is Africa immune to volatility in the global financial system? Sawa Nakagawa describes the risks to African private equity posed by the financial crisis as well as opportunity for future investment.
August 15, 2008
Social entrepreneurs at the 2008 African Economic Forum Panel discuss business strategies for alleviating poverty, creating infrastructure, and building teamwork and leadership capacity among people in Africa.