Silhouette view of people standing on infrastructure (© yuttana Contributor Studio/Shutterstock)

What is the Blue Dot Network for infrastructure financing?

When communities and investors see an infrastructure project is part of the Blue Dot Network, they know it meets high standards of quality and transparency.
Want to copy Silicon Valley? Don't forget the critical component.

Other places have tried to replicate Silicon Valley, but they left...

At least 25 places around the world refer to their local high-tech business cluster or industry as Silicon Something. What's in the name? Silicon Alley, which for...

Kenya: Africa’s innovation hub

Kenya is becoming known as the “Silicon Savannah,” thanks largely to its growing information, communications and technology sector.

Make these apps your business partners

Whether you need support in cash management, business development or communications, these free apps can make your business better.
Man jumping across a ravine holding a briefcase.

Got a business idea? Take this leap.

The world improves one great idea at a time. Ask the Kenyan who turned a bicycle into a cellphone charger. Or the South African...
Construction crew working (Morgana Wingard/USAID)

How U.S. aid avoids ‘debt-trap diplomacy’

Sometimes foreign loans and investment come with strings attached.
Drawing of inside of airport (© New York Governor's Office/AP Images)

International visitors to U.S. on the rise [infographic]

People from all over the world are visiting the U.S. in growing numbers and spending more money during their travels, according to the latest data.

Little or no money? Give your business idea a bright future...

How do you launch a business with little or no cash and no access to credit? Try bootstrapping — relying on hard work or personal savings to get started.
President Trump posing with African leaders (© AP Images)

In their own words: The U.S.-Africa trade relationship

Check out what President Trump and other top officials are saying about U.S.-Africa trade.