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Male-dominated Mobile World Congress is Missing a Great Business Opportunity – Women

When you look at the sea of people at Mobile World Congress – it is mostly men with a few scattered women in the crowd.  So it is not surprising that this male dominated industry is missing out on a … Continue reading

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Africa Needs One Million Super Managers

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Thoughts on my trip to Afghanistan

Some things you just say yes to. I have been struggling the last year and 3 months to get my life back to normal after a serious bicycle accident. It was a tougher recovery – it took more of a … Continue reading

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Keynote Speech at the Mobile Money Executive Seminar in Kabul, Afghanistan – Part I

Mobile Money and Government I am honored to be invited to the Mobile Money Executive Seminar in Kabul, Afghanistan and thank you to USAID for organizing such an important event. Today there are 6.4 billion wireless connections in the world … Continue reading

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Tips for Entrepreneurs – How to get Silicon Valley VC meetings.

I recently worked with Angie Chang of Women 2.0 on a Huffington Post Blog; Angie Chang in Huffington Post: Serial Entrepreneur Carol Realini Shares Tips for Raising Venture Capital.  One entrepreneur posted “This leaves out the most critical thing that new entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Angie Chang in Huffington Post: Serial Entrepreneur Carol Realini Shares Tips for Raising Venture Capital

This is a reprint of Angie Chang’s Huffington Post blog  Posted: 9/27/11 11:27 AM ET. For full article http://huff.to/oEH7Vu Founders and CEOs of early-stage startups are frequently faced with the daunting task of raising venture capital for their companies. Many … Continue reading

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Mobile Banking and Financial Inclusion

In late 2010 the Gates Foundation held the Global Savings Forum.  I participated on a panel chaired by Bill Gates. It covered “New Partnerships for Technology-Enabled Financial Inclusion”.  The interest from Bill and Melinda Gates was personal – they had … Continue reading

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