Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad
Woxsen School of Business aims to become an
internationally accredited business school, based in
Hyderabad but with a global identity, to be recognized
as a world-class, highly sought-after, professionally
managed business school, with experienced faculty
of high caliber and global repute, outstanding students,
and powerful corporate connections. Woxsen will pursue
and achieve academic certifications such as AACSB,
as well as organisational qualifications such as ITIL
for best practices in IT and Infrastructure Management.
Indian School of Business
ISB is one of India’s leading business schools with campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali. It offers an MBA-equivalent Post Graduate Programme (PGP), an executive MBA-equivalent Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Senior Executives (PGPMAX) and a doctoral-equivalent Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) as well as short-duration and part-time executive education programs for middle and senior management. The school's Post Graduate Programme has been ranked amongst the top 20 programmes in the world in the 2012 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings.
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana
GIMPA was established in 1961 as a joint Ghana
Government and United Nations Special Fund
Project. Originally christened the Institute of Public
Administration, established to train public servants with
administrative and professional competence to plan
and administer national, regional and local services, it
was later changed to Ghana Institute of Management
and Public Administration. Today, GIMPA has been
transformed from a small, public service institution to a
comprehensive tertiary institution offering programmes
in leadership, management, public and business
administration and technology for both the public and
private sectors, NGO's, civil societies and many more.
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Saïd Business School blends the best of new and old. A young, vibrant, and innovative business school that is embedded in an 800 year old world-class university. It's a place where they study how successful businesses appreciate the rules of the game - written and unwritten, but then they study how they can create new games altogether - through entrepreneurship, innovation, and huge infrastructure programmes. As a part of Oxford, they don't just talk about how business interacts with the broader world, but they experience it as they engage with Oxford colleagues from many other backgrounds and with the broader business community.
Indian Angel Network
Established in 2006, the Indian Angel Network is a unique concept. It brings together highly successful entrepreneurs and CEOs from India and around the world who are interested in investing in startups or early stage ventures that have the potential of creating disproportionate value. The Network, in addition to money, provides constant access to high quality mentoring, vast networks and inputs on strategy as well as execution.
The key objective of GSF is to spur innovation and entrepreneurship through angel and seed investing. Their larger mission is to encourage flow of informed, knowledgeable mentorship capital to the start-ups in India and beyond.
Villgro is one of India's oldest and foremost social enterprise incubators, supporting innovators and social entrepreneurs during their early stages of growth. Since 2001, Villgro has worked with a mission to "make impactful innovators succeed". In that time, Villgro has incubated 94 such enterprises which have gone on to generate around 4000 jobs, secured Rs 200 million in follow-on funding, and touched over 5 million rural lives.
Africa.com is the fastest growing Africa-focused website delivering business, finance, travel, tech, arts and lifestyle news on all 54 countries with more than 3 million visitors per month from over 200 countries. With domain name and website services, Africa.com is helping to grow African businesses online in the rapidly emerging continent of over 1 billion citizens. With offices in South Africa, Nigeria, Dubai, and the US, Africa.com is dedicated to changing the way the world views Africa.
Since their inception, YourStory has profiled stories of over 15,000 entrepreneurs and has over 1.5 million niche readers. YourStory is driven by a vision to create a hub for thousands of entrepreneurs globally, by providing them with critical value-additions like visibility, business networking, corporate partnerships, growth opportunities, investor connections and valuable resources. Their community of followers on social networks and newsletter subscribers is the largest in India in this segment. They are agnostic to sector and scale, covering entrepreneurs, startups and business ideas from web, mobile, cloud, e-commerce, enterprise to social, green and creative domains among others.
They work closely with a network of partners ranging across Corporate, Venture Capital and Government bodies, including the likes of Intel, Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, Dell, Qualcomm, Cisco, Intuit, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, Nexus Venture Partners (among other leading funds), British Council and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 281,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.
Oxford Business Group
Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.
OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.
OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.
Youth Outreach Partner
Nairobi's Innovation Hub for the technology community is an open space for the technologists, investors, tech companies and hackers in the area. The space is a tech community facility with a focus on young entrepreneurs, web and mobile phone programmers, designers and researchers.
It is part open community workspace (co-working), part vector for investors and VCs and part incubator. They also have a number of initiatives designed to build an ecosystem around the Kenyan tech entrepreneur: iHub Research, iHub Consulting, iHub Supercomputing Cluster, and the iHub User Experience (UX) Lab. It is a paradigm shift towards the areas where technology approaches a barrier, and new technologies emerge to cross it. This is achieved through the idea of Open Innovation, which is the process of combining internal and external ideas as well as internal and external paths to market to advance the development of new technologies.