Tag Archive: Joelle Payet

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Business Challenge Finalist: SasaAfrica’s Ella Peinovich

    Using a simple mobile phone, SasaAfrica allows craftswomen to create an online storefront able to facilitate credit card purchases, which is then transferred into mobile money, and sent directly to the vendors.

    By Joëlle Payet (Marketing & Communications, BiD Network)

    Co-founded by MIT graduate Ella Peinovich, SasaAfrica is a revolutionary e-commerce platform that aims to empower and enrich female entrepreneurs in emerging economies through allowing them access to an online global marketplace.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Business Challenge Finalist: Stela Maris Da Silva

    Stela sees the opportunity for women to forge a dominant position in the evolution to a sustainable economy and urges female entrepreneurs to share their ideas and ideals, because if a woman doesn’t share an idea, that’s all it will remain. An idea.

    By Joëlle Payet (Marketing & Communications, BiD Network)

    This week’s finalist is Professor Stela Maris da Silva, a doctor of biotechnology, came up with an organic method to combat a plague that has ravaged Argentinian farming in recent years.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Business Challenge Finalist Kosi Yankey (Nuba Foods)

    Increasing employment and reducing poverty is something Nuba Foods is deeply committed too also, with the number of employees expected to quadruple to 16 by 2014.

    By Joëlle Payet (Marketing & Communications Coordinator, BiD Network)

    Since 2009, the Women in Business Challenge has provided support, coaching, visibility and finance to over 600 entrepreneurial women in emerging economies. This year, five outstanding applicants were selected from almost 300 and, chosen on account of their potential for growth and the overall quality of their business plans, will receive coaching from professionals before having the opportunity to meet face-to-face with high end investors at the Growing SMEs event at The Hague in November.

    Every week, we will be focusing on one of these five women, whose experiences are as varied as they are inspirational.

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    by Angie Chang

    Meet The Women in Business Challenge Finalists, Starting With Kiki Kamanu In Nigeria

    Kiki Kamanu wants to assist female entrepreneurs in Nigeria gain access to the market.

    By Joëlle Payet (Marketing & Communications Coordinator, BiD Network)

    Since 2009, the Women in Business Challenge has provided support, coaching, visibility and finance to over 600 entrepreneurial women in emerging economies. This year, five outstanding applicants were selected from almost 300, and chosen on account of their potential for growth and the overall quality of their business plans.

    During the final stage of the Women in Business Challenge, the five finalists will be coached by professionals before having the opportunity to meet face-to-face with high end investors at the Growing SMEs event at the Hague in November.