INNOVATION UPDATES- ETHIOPIA
Addis Ababa, 18/October/2022 – The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has partnered with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to set up an Innovative Finance Lab to test, innovate and grow a new set of services, products and inclusive instruments that will unlock new avenues of financing for the rapidly growing MSMEs sector in Ethiopia.
The Ethiopian Innovation Hub Gathering 2022
The Ethiopian Innovation Hub Gathering 2022 was opened at the beginning of October by H.E. Mrs. Muferiat Kamil, with participants from the government offices, development partners, private incubation centers, industrial parks, private sectors, universities, TVET programs, and invited guests, has been closed today. Keynote speakers discussed approaches for startup commercialization, SME establishment for incubated products, development partners’ best practices in business incubation, job creation and self-employment, and the significance of associations in incubation and innovation centers.
REMEMBERING INNOVATIONS FROM ETHIOPIA’S PAST AND LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Ethiopia has a growing number of innovators coming to the marketplace. In attempts to support social innovation and digital social innovation, Ethiopian Innovator is providing a platform to feature ...
ETHIOPIAN SOCIAL AND DIGITAL INNOVATORS
Every couple of months, Ethiopian Innovator will feature monthly profiles of entrepreneurs undertaking innovative business activities that have the potential to make significant social impact as they ...
INNOVATORS TOOL KIT
This section is a resource center for any innovator starting a business. There are links for copyrighting, business planning, marketing, and access to human resources among others.
INNOVATORS FROM OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES
In order to raise awareness of developments in social innovation and digital social innovation among Ethiopian entrepreneurs, Ethiopian innovator regularly profiles innovators from other African countries.
The Ethiopian Innovator platform has the objective of being a focal point for disseminating innovation related activities in Ethiopia, with provision of occasional updates on innovation happenings in other parts of Africa. Aspiring innovators can benefit from reading about who is doing what in the innovation space in Ethiopia and abroad and can also reach out to individuals and organizations for guidance. Please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Ethio.Innovator