Digital Disruptor

This start up we are incubating is working on a facial recognition software deployed on a mobile device. A facial recognition system is a technology capable of identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a video frame from a video source. Technopedia defines facial recognition as “a biometric software application capable of uniquely identifying or verifying a person by comparing and analyzing patterns based on the … Read moreDigital Disruptor

Building the Entrepreneurial Eco System in Sierra Leone Part II

In July, I wrote a paper on why we need to build an entrepreneurial  ecosystem in Sierra Leone to support a new breed of entrepreneurs. In that paper I discussed rent seeking vs value creating entrepreneurship. I argued that we need to build an ecosystem in Sierra Leone that supports the value creating entrepreneurs. In … Read moreBuilding the Entrepreneurial Eco System in Sierra Leone Part II

Lack of an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Sierra Leone

The question is why in 2017, we lack all the elements of an ecosystem that support entrepreneurship.   An entrepreneurship ecosystem “refers to the elements – individuals, organizations or institutions – outside the individual entrepreneur that are conducive to, or inhibitive of, the choice of a person to become an entrepreneur, or the probabilities of his or … Read moreLack of an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Sierra Leone