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Business Support Donated to 25 African Leaders

Developers Doing Development held donated office hours on Saturday, July 12, 2014 for 25 African leaders to refine their businesses. The three areas of focus were business development, logo/branding/marketing, and web design.  Several entrepreneurs will be featured on Developers Doing Development’s website in coming weeks.

Check out some pictures from the event below:

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What happens when Central Texas meets Sub-Saharan Africa?

Austin, TX – In the age of rapid globalization of ideas, products and services, it can be hard to see how an app can change the developing world.  With that in mind, a group called “Developers Doing Development,” housed in East Austin’s Chicon Collective will be hosting a networking exchange with 25 of Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs and business owners from 18 different countries.  It is a first-of-its-kind mashup of technology, business, and the developing world in Austin.  The event, held in partnership with the International Office at the University of Texas at Austin, will occur July 8th, at the former 301 Chicon Street Bus Depot.

Backed by the White House and President Barack Obama, the 25 fellows of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders have been touring Austin for the last several weeks, learning from some of Austin’s best and brightest to develop international ties and to inspire a new age of innovation and entrepreneurship across the whole of Africa. [···]

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Developers Doing Development Welcomes Investor

Ian Scarffe is Business Development and Cofounder at BitSavr, Startupbootcamp FinTech Mentor at Startup Business Boot Camp, Board Member – Cryptor Europe at Cryptor Trust, Ambassador to Poland at Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Founder and Chairman of the GSEA Poland at Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Poland, Game Day Board Member at Game Day, Founder at Lean Startup Circle Krakow, Binkplus Incubator Founder at Binkplus Business Incubator Krakow Poland Europe, and Entrepreneurs’ Organization Board Member – Business Consultant – Board Positions at Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

Ian’s experiences in the business world have allowed him valuable insight into every working aspect of an organization and the minds of millions of customers. He is a born entrepreneur and has founded and developed more than twenty companies, during which time he experienced and survived everything from financial loss to stunning success. It’s these hands-on experiences, and the important lessons learnt, that he uses as the basis for forming further entrepreneurial ideas and supporting global entrepreneurship. [···]

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