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Videos by Lectures (26)

Social Entrepreneurs & the Role of Foundations: Nina Tellegen

Social Entrepreneurs & the Role of ...

Added 15 days ago | 01:01:22 | 172 views

This lecture will focus on social enterprises in Africa and Asia and the role foundations, such as DOEN, play in their development. Based on the stories of entrepreneurs, the lecture will provide insight into the major constraints, chall...

Exploring Global Prosperity: Nathan Gamester

Exploring Global Prosperity: Nathan...

Added 15 days ago | 01:13:58 | 103 views

What does it mean for a nation to be prosperous? Is it all about GDP? If national success is about more than just wealth, how can you accurately measure it over time? This event will explore the data and findings from the new 2014 Global...

Stuart Lloyd Hart: Next Generation Strategies for the Base of the Pyramid

Stuart Lloyd Hart: Next Generation ...

Added 9 months ago | 01:11:04 | 382 views

It has been a decade since C.K. Prahalad and Stuart Hart first published the article “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid” which launched the “BoP” business movement. Since then, many corporate initiatives, entrepreneurial ventures...

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State

Doing Capitalism in the Innovation ...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:19:35 | 2512 views

William Janeway visited MIT to discuss key points in his new book, Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State. The Innovation Economy begins with discovery and culminates in speculation. Over some 250 ...

JEFF HOFFMAN: GEARING UP IN A GLOBAL MARKET

JEFF HOFFMAN: GEARING UP IN A GLOBA...

Added 1 year ago | 01:12:37 | 2358 views

Jeff Hoffman is a serial entrepreneur who was on the founding teams of Priceline.com and uBid.com. In forging his path as a highly successful innovator, Jeff Hoffman has frequently used radical, unconventional methods. On October 7th, Je...

Dr. James Mwangi: Redefining Business in Africa

Dr. James Mwangi: Redefining Busine...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:09:35 | 562 views

Dr. James Mwangi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Equity Bank since 2004. Before taking up this position, he served as the Finance and Strategy Director for a period of 12 years. Under the leadership of Dr. Mwangi, Equity ...

Robert Guest: Borderless Economics

Robert Guest: Borderless Economics

Added over 1 year ago | 00:53:55 | 2667 views

Robert Guest, The Economist's Business Editor describes how mass migration is changing the way we live, learn and do business. A century ago, migrants often crossed an ocean and never saw their homelands again. Today, they call—or Skype—...

David Roodman: An Impertinent Inquiry Into Microfinance

David Roodman: An Impertinent Inqui...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:06:45 | 923 views

Microfinance has been a major inspiration for the social enterprise movement in developing countries. It has garnered more than 100 million customers, billions of dollars in financing, and a Nobel Prize. Yet microfinance has fallen on ha...

Tarun Khanna: Can Incubators Really Work in Emerging Markets?

Tarun Khanna: Can Incubators Really...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:03:56 | 2519 views

On the basis of more than a decade of research and practical experience in emerging markets, Tarun Khanna will discuss obstacles facing start-ups in emerging markets and whether incubators can impact the success of a new venture. Issues ...

Fred Swaniker: Defining the Legacy of the Next Generation

Fred Swaniker: Defining the Legacy ...

Added over 1 year ago | 00:59:24 | 792 views

Due to improvements in leadership and governance, Africa today sits at an inflection point, with many believing the continent is on the cusp of rapid economic growth. In this lecture, Fred Swaniker, Founder & CEO of the African Leadershi...

Shahnaz Husain: Pioneer and Entrepreneur

Shahnaz Husain: Pioneer and Entrepr...

Added over 1 year ago | 00:46:06 | 2585 views

Shahnaz Husain's revolutionary business model and marketing approach is well-known throughout Asia. During her lecture at MIT, Ms. Husain shared her experiences and views as a female entrepreneur who has seen the growth of entrepreneurs...

Austin Okere: Entrepreneurship in an Emerging Economy

Austin Okere: Entrepreneurship in a...

Added over 1 year ago | 00:58:08 | 2568 views

During the past 20 years, Austin Okere grew Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) from a company which he founded with a seed capital of $35,000 into a $130 million revenue company, with 650 staff spread across Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Camero...

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