Startups in Emerging Markets Magazine

 

Startups and entrepreneurs bring new ideas and innovations to the market and play an important role in changing the world. Enormous potential exists for frugal products and services responding to the needs of societies in emerging markets. In this magazine we highlight a few business cases, which aim to improve the wellbeing of people.

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Students of Aalto University and Makerere University work together in Kampala. Photos: Up plastic -team

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Follow PBL East Africa student teams

Aalto students meet their East African colleagues during the next month when multidisciplinary project courses’ teams work on sustainable innovation challenges as a part of Problem Based Learning in East Africa -project. In Kampala, Uganda, Sustainable Global Technologies Studio Course students’ and Makerere University students’ collaboration has had a great start. Upcycling plastic waste in Read more >

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East Africa Day

Kick off the new year with fresh perspectives on sustainable innovation and development! Date: Friday, 12 January 2018 at 9:30–12:00 Location: Design Factory, Otaniemi campus (Betonimiehenkuja 5 C) East Africa Day is the first special training event for Aalto students working on multidisciplinary community challenges in Eastern Africa. Organised by Aalto Global Impact, the morning Read more >

Maureen Moraa, Jessica Manhica and Linda Ansong at the documentary film 'Play Me a New Language' premiere. Photo: Roope Kiviranta

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A Reunion

CodeBus Africa team members from 10 countries across the continent met each other and looked into the future of youth in technology. “I think that in CodeBus, the learning experience surpassed all expectations. At least it really blew my mind as a trainer”, says Stefanie Garises from Namibia University of Science and Technology. Stefanie Garises Read more >