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Outsource Monetic Is Enabling Mobile Money in Francophone Africa
Fintech
6 min read

Outsource Monetic Is Enabling Mobile Money in Francophone Africa

By Jordan Sawadogo

The Senegalese fintech is piloting KaliSpot, an independent network of ATMs, that gives customers of any bank, fintech, or mobile money service 24/7 access to their money.
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Emerging Sectors

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Lootex’s NFT Marketplace Is Helping Unlock Crypto Gaming’s Potential in the Metaverse
crypto
7 min read

Lootex’s NFT Marketplace Is Helping Unlock Crypto Gaming’s Potential in the Metaverse

GameFi has the potential to propel the growth and usage of NFTs by creating incentives for creators and gamers alike.
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Cleaning up a Healthcare Mess
Podcast
Episode 15

Cleaning up a Healthcare Mess

Orderly Health's co-founder and CEO Kevin Krauth joins us on this episode of Rise of the Next to talk about the scourge of out of date doctor directories.
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Ammanuel Selameab
Podcast
Episode 13

How Growth Stage Software Companies Can Set the Right Price

Accrue Founder Ammanuel Selameab shares interesting insights on pricing products and services in this episode of Rise of the Next.
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Promising Regions

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500 Emerging Europe: Fueling Top Talent to Create Global Unicorns

500 Emerging Europe: Fueling Top Talent to Create Global Unicorns

Excited to announce that 500 Istanbul is rebranding to 500 Emerging Europe!
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500 Global Latin America Celebrates 10 years
Podcast
Episode 17

500 Global Latin America Celebrates 10 years

Managing Partner Santiago Zavala looks back on the evolution of Latin America’s startup ecosystem and tells us why he’s excited about the future.
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3 Lessons from Southeast Asia for African Startups Digitizing the Informal Economy
Africa
6 min read

3 Lessons from Southeast Asia for African Startups Digitizing the Informal Economy

What do Africa and Southeast Asia have in common? Small enterprises–think mom-and-pop shops–still dominate their economies.
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Investing Strategies

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Meet the Founders at 500 Global’s First Alumni Demo Day
Alumni Demo Day
13 min read

Meet the Founders at 500 Global’s First Alumni Demo Day

500 Global will showcase presentations from eight post-seed companies. 
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Democratizing Entrepreneurial Potential
LGBTQ+
6 min read

Democratizing Entrepreneurial Potential

Economic equity lifts all boats, but in today's macroeconomic environment the goal of equal access to resources for the LGBTQ+ entrepreneurial community is harder than ever to achieve--and that’s bad news for everyone.
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The Secrets to Venture Studio Model Success
venture studios
22 min read

The Secrets to Venture Studio Model Success

In this study, we look into some of the most commonly held beliefs for why venture studios thrive, and compare them with our internal data and the performance of a select group of noteworthy venture studios.
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Founder Tips

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8 Steps Founders with Pre-Product Market Fit Can Take to Stay Afloat

8 Steps Founders with Pre-Product Market Fit Can Take to Stay Afloat

By Tony Wang

Based on our experience of past periods of volatility, we want to share suggestions on how founders with pre-product market fit can best prepare for whatever lies ahead.
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Klaus Wehage and Aaron McDaniel
Episode 11

Tips for Founders on Scaling Globally

By Shereen Abdulla

Venture Education Resources

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Ankita Vashistha
Podcast
Episode 18

StrongHer Ventures’ Ankita Vashistha Is On A Mission To Back Women Entrepreneurs

With funding for female founders still dismally low, female investors aim to make a difference.
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5 Steps for CEOs to Innovate Like a VC

5 Steps for CEOs to Innovate Like a VC

  How future-focused are today’s business leaders? The cliche is that many are managing for the next quarter. Many sp...

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Startup-Corporate Experiments: Finding Success with Proof-of-Concepts

Startup-Corporate Experiments: Finding Success with Proof-of-Concepts

Over the past decade, corporations have made large strides in pushing innovation efforts to protect against disruption and...

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