Archive for Category: Cases & Projects

TRINI TROLLEY: THE CARIBBEAN’S LARGEST ECOMMERCE BUSINESS

COUNTRY:   Trinidad & Tobago Trini Trolley was launched in 2009 to provide residents of Trinidad & Tobago with a wide range of products through a local online shopping website with a convenient 24 to 48 hour delivery. The company was motivated by the ecommerce challenges in the...

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BIZISOL: ENERGY AND CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS FOR AFRICA

COUNTRY: Zambia, Burundi, Malawi, DR Congo, Angola, Mozambique and Namibia Running time: 6:10 Africa accounts for 12% of the world’s population yet only 4% of energy use with more than 600 million Africans having no electricity. Internet usage is less than 20%, leaving the young generations out...

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UNLOCKING RURAL COVERAGE: ENABLERS FOR COMMERCIALLY SUSTAINABLE MOBILE NETWORK EXPANSION

COUNTRY: worldwide A large percentage of the world’s population remains offline. Closing this mobile coverage gap is not a technical challenge. It is primarily an economic challenge. Uncovered populations typically live in rural locations with low population densities, low per capita income levels and weak or non-existent...

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THE STORY OF BATIK BOUTIQUE

LOCATION: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia EXPORTS: Worldwide EMPLOYEES: 7 full-time, 40 part-time INTERNET PRESENCE: thebatikboutique.com What began in 2009 as a small venture of creating unique gifts from batik fabric to sell at local Bazaars, family and friends, quickly moved to a recognized brand – The Batik Boutique –...

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THE STORY OF POLSIE

LOCATION: Monterrey, Mexico EXPORT: multi-national EMPLOYEES: 8 INTERNET PRESENCE: Polsie.com Realizing that many talented designers didn’t have the background or resources to sell their products outside their local areas, Polsie launched in 2014 to help small merchants in local areas open shops online. After graduating the South by...

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