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Connecting people online to boost entrepreneurship in Rwanda

Published on March 10, 2016

About 3.3 billion US dollars was raised in venture capital by Sub-Saharan Africa in 2015 amid global economic uncertainty, this is according to the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association.

Nicholai Nieder, Co-founder and Director Ideas in Motion told CNBC Africa that the role of venture capital was crucial in fast tracking economic empowerment in Rwanda.

Ideas in Motion have created an online platform to help stimulate entrepreneurship.

“We started this project about two years ago and our aim was to support entrepreneurs in Rwanda. We do this by building an online platform where entrepreneurs can upload their selected projects, look for skilled people and connect them with people who can help them,” said Nieder. Read more. Source | CNBC Africa