AFRICA • HEALTHCARE
Gilbert Abel, CEO of Noobites, is on a mission to solve the problem of mosquito-borne diseases by engineering clothing capable of repelling mosquitoes.
He shares his personal story of losing people close to him to mosquito-borne diseases, which have plagued not only the people of Tanzania but also nearly 700 million people worldwide. Taking the power of art, science and technology, Gilbert was set to create a solution to help his community. We followed Gilbert to learn more about Noobites and his Seedstars experience.
LATIN AMERICA • TECHNOLOGY
Spotlight on Fabian: Creating New Opportunities for Business in Paraguay
As far as he remembers himself, Fabian Biedermann, CEO of MOMO, was always inseparable with computers.
AFRICA • FINANCIAL SERVICES
Spotlight on Geraldine: Leveraging Technology to Connect Informal Markets with Consumers
Meet Geraldine Geraldo, CEO of Roque Online, a solution that connects informal markets with consumers in Angola.
LATIN AMERICA • FINANCIAL SERVICES
Spotlight on Amarilis: Empowering Local Businesses in the Dominican Republic to Embrace the Digital
Amarilis has chosen to study economics as she believes it’s an efficient way to impact millions of lives.
AFRICA • OTHER
Spotlight on Anderson: Making Waste Work for Economy of Angola
His love for nature defined Anderson’s career path. Today, he is a founder and CEO of an innovative startup dealing with waste problems called Menos Lixo.
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA • HEALTHCARE
Spotlight on Sandra: Nurturing the Culture of Wellness Through Gamification
Hayatech is a wellness gamification platform that incentivizes users to activate a wellness lifestyle with rewards
AFRICA • GOVERNMENT
Spotlight on Neema: Personal Lawyer in Your Pocket
Sheria Kiganjani was created to give people access to various legal services and information via their mobile phones
ASIA • EDUCATION & CONSULTING
Spotlight on Htet: Helping People Gain Skills to Succeed on Global Market
How to solve the global human capital crisis? Where to start? We met someone who knows the answer – Htet Thiri Shwe, CEO and Founder of MYEO.
AFRICA • OTHER
Spotlight on Rebecca: Laundry Made Health- and Eco-Friendly
What would be a reaction of your parents if one day you told them that you won’t pursue career in economics and will do laundry instead?
ASIA • OTHER
Spotlight on Okka: Recycle Like a Pro
Meet Okka from Yangon, Myanmar and his idea RecyGlo Myanmar, a first innovative recycling solution in the country.