Startupbootcamp Cape Town helping create an African Innovation Ecosystem

Startupbootcamp Cape Town helping create an African Innovation Ecosystem

Startupbootcamp Cape Town held its inaugural accelerator demo day on Nov 30th. 10 startups from across the continent pitched to…
BonBillo contributes to Panel Discussion at the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2017

BonBillo contributes to Panel Discussion at the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed participating in the panel discussion on ‘Building Better Lives’, hosted by the Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2017.  It…
What makes for a great startup pitch?

What makes for a great startup pitch?

I attended MIT’s Entrepreneurship Development Program in 2017 where we worked in teams to apply Bill Aulet’s ‘Disciplined Entrepreneurship’ process…
Insights from Brian Halligan, CEO of HubSpot, at MIT Entrepreneurship Development Program 2017

Insights from Brian Halligan, CEO of HubSpot, at MIT Entrepreneurship Development Program 2017

Thank you, Brian Halligan, for sharing your insights at #MITEDP 2017. Here are my takeaways: 1. Co-founder selection – 2-3…
Key Takeaways on the Indian Entrepreneurial Ecosystem from Babson India Symposium 2017

Key Takeaways on the Indian Entrepreneurial Ecosystem from Babson India Symposium 2017

1. India’s start-up ecosystem has grown considerably in the last decade, with twelve unicorns created (companies valued over $1 billion)…
Key Takeaways from MIT's Entrepreneurship Development Program

Key Takeaways from MIT's Entrepreneurship Development Program

1. Innovation = Invention * Commercialization MIT is a hub of innovation, with about 900 companies launched by students every year. “As…
Apply 'Sprint' and 'Disciplined Entrepreneurship' frameworks to select a problem

Apply 'Sprint' and 'Disciplined Entrepreneurship' frameworks to select a problem

At BonBillo, we apply frameworks from ‘Sprint’, authored by Jake Knapp with John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz from Google ventures,…
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are worth over $12 trillion in Business Opportunities in 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are worth over $12 trillion in Business Opportunities in 2030

According to a report ‘Valuing the SDG Prize’, from AlphaBeta commissioned by the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, business opportunities…
Suraj Kripalani joins the Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem with BonBillo

Suraj Kripalani joins the Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem with BonBillo

“It is an understatement to say that Suraj Kripalani is passionate about social ventures. Like many participants of MIT Sloan…