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201 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships, 167 Abraham, Magid, xx Abu Dhabi, 11, 130–31 Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa (Monitor Group), 101 Accelerators: connecting and sustaining entrepreneurs via, 127, 142; and entrepreneurship ecosystems, 108; and GEP, 117; government role in, 171; as key to startups, 102–03; role of, 131–35. See also specific incubators and accelerators Accenture, 95 Adobe, 124 Advertising Age, 51 Afghanistan: economic development efforts in, 149, 152; foreign aid to, 91–94, 152; U.S. invasion and occupation of, 35, 71, 154 Africa: barriers to entrepreneurism in, 119; economic development in, 20–21, 23; entrepreneurial ecosystem in, 101–02, 109; foreign investment regulations in, 137; incubators and accelerators in, 130; innovation in, 7; microfinance in, 158; nongovernmental organizations in, 89; poverty in, 23. See also East Africa; Middle East and North Africa (MENA); West Africa; specific countries African Development Bank, 70, 154 African Development Foundation, 70 Agriculture, 8, 70, 73, 91, 123, 132, 155 Agriculture Department (U.S.), 70 Agriculture Education Health Entrepreneurship, 73 AH-64 Apache helicopter, 78, 144, 154 AIDS. See HIV/AIDS programs Airbnb, 129 Alan, Jonathan, xix El Alfi, Ahmed, xx, 10, 11, 28, 171 Algeria, 1, 27 al-Qaeda, 2–3, 20, 35 al-Qaeda in the Maghreb (AQIM), 35 Index Surnames starting with “al” and “el” are alphabetized by the following portion of name. 202 INDEX al-Shabaab, 35, 38, 147 Altop, Didem, xx Amazon, 101 American University in Cairo, 10–11 ANDE. See Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs Android, 10 Angel investors, 10, 43, 61, 74, 102, 113, 132, 150, 170 Ansari, Shahid, xx Apache helicopters, 78, 144, 154 Apple, 7, 53, 59, 89, 95, 102–03 AQIM (al-Qaeda in the Maghreb), 35 Arab Spring, 9, 12, 19–20, 22, 33, 77, 81, 89, 147 Arellano, Hilda “Bambi,” xx, 77–78 Arista Networks, 140 Armenia, 4, 158 ARPANET, 63 Artha Networks Inc., 121 Artha Venture Challenge (AVC), 123 Ashley, Bennett, xxi Asian Development Bank, 70, 154 Aspen Institute, 81 Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), 71, 106, 115, 133 AT&T, 90 Auditude, 124 AVC (Artha Venture Challenge), 123 Awadallah, Bassem, 21 Babson College, 106, 113, 121, 126, 138, 140 Babson Global, 113, 121, 126, 143 Ballinger, Peter, xx Banks, funding from, 43, 58, 102, 113–14, 154 Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, 58 Bayrasli, Elmira, xx Bean, Leon Leonwood, 53 Beatty, Pete, xxi Bechtolsheim, Andreas, 140 Behrman, Greg, xix, 116 Belgium, 20 Bell, Alexander Graham, 55 Berliner, Jim, xxi Bernstein, Carl, 146 Berthold, Norbert, 31 BIRD Foundation, 105, 107, 108, 135 Biz plus program, 153 Blank, Steve, 127 BNSF Railway, 46 Boeing, 54, 62 Boko Haram, 20, 35 Bolivia, 8 Boly, Richard, xx Bondy, Buffy, xxi Boorstin, Louis, xxi Borofsky, Yael, 63 Bouazizi, Mohamed, 20, 33, 147 Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Lerner), 32 Bowen, Stuart, 94, 152 Branson, Richard, 6–7 Breakthrough Institute, 63 Brightsen, Laura, xx Brin, Sergey, 59 Brinkley, Paul, 80 Britain. See United Kingdom Brookings Institution, 158 Bujorean, Ovi, xx Bureaucracy, 13–14, 80, 87–88, 146, 168 Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (EEB), 66–67, 75 Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (EBA), 66 Burgess, Anthony, 146 Bush, George W., 36, 60, 80, 157, 160 Business climate, 107, 111, 135, 138. See also Entrepreneurship ecosystems Business plan competitions: and entrepreneurship ecosystems, 27, 111–17, 122–24, 140, 142, 171; GEP sponsorship of, 10, 75; identification of entrepreneurs via, 150 Caglar, Esen, xx Cairo Initiative, 24, 27, 36, 74–75, 79–80, 82, 116, 170 Cakmakci, Canan, xx Cakmakci, Mete, xx Callear, Mildred, xxi Camp, Garrett, 7 Campbell Soup Company, 53 Canada, 52, 72 INDEX 203 Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Piketty), 22 CarMax, 10 Case Western Reserve University, 108 Cassidy, Mike, xx, 10, 11 CBA (Office of Commercial and Business Affairs), 65–66 Census Bureau, 62 Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED), 134 Center for Global Development, 159 Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 20, 70 Central African Republic, 119 Chang, Ha-Joon, 7 Charles, Cleveland, xx Chemonics, 78, 91–92, 153 Chile, 107–08, 136 China: economic growth in, 47; entrepreneurial ecosystem in, 105; foreign assistance to, 91; labor pool in, 22 Christian Science Monitor on economic development in Africa, 21 Cisco, 11, 53 Civil society, 2–3, 13, 19, 29, 33–34, 49, 170 ClaimSync, 101 Clinton, Hillary: on foreign policy tools, 19, 36; on GEP, xx, 27, 66, 75–77, 149; and QDDR, 24–25; and women’s empowerment, 45 Coca-Cola, 26, 51, 114 Cold War, 75...

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ISBN
9780815729242
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9780815729235
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OCLC
946255043
Pages
240
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2016-07-31
Language
English
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