The role of entrepreneurship in creating job opportunities for the youth
Several challenges often mar the journey to entrepreneurship, especially for the youth. What are these challenges? What possible solutions can be developed to assist the youth to succeed in their ventures? Watch our video for some answers.
Improving access to finance for women-owned businesses in India
The total formal financing gap for women enterprises in India is 73 percent of the total demand. Strikingly 90 percent of the women-owned enterprises in India rely on informal sources of finance just not for seed capital but also for working capital requirements.
In this video, Brian Richardson – Managing Director, WIZZIT, South Africa, shares his views on the scope of m-banking in South Africa along with the challenges ahead for this model of banking. Highlighting the basic advantages m-banking brings to the unbanked: accessibility, affordability and availability, Brian talks about WIZZIT’s mission to provide not only transactional […]
In this video series-1, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, discusses how in times of global financial crisis the poor have proved themselves to be credit-worthy, contrary to the conventional wisdom of large banks. Speaking at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C, Dr. Yunus talks about Grameen’s Microcredit project in New York and […]