Granted, I am not the most regular taxi app customer there is — normally I prefer to walk, cycle or take a boda as what’s the point of paying to be stuck in traffic — but still, last Saturday was the very first time I had the pleasure of having…


It may have been a coincidence, but I fear it might be just a general issue -

Over the past few days I had two individual transactions blocked by two different banks: one when I tried to pay for my groceries from my personal account at the supermarket; and the…


Eliud Kipchoge training for Sunday’s Mission Marathon in Twente. Photo by NN Running Team.

This weekend I was surprised to suddenly see my former hometown area being featured as the centre of the universe — at least when it came to athletics: Eliud Kipchoge won his first marathon since London in October last year, and possibly his last before the Olympics in Tokyo in…


As an entrepreneur we sometimes feel not even one day can go according to plan. Right when we think we have some time to recover from firefighting then out of the blue several game-changing opportunities come up that all require attention NOW.

The result is we keep being stuck in…


The other day one of the participants in one of our programs confessed he was struggling to under­stand the concepts in one of the more advanced modules — instead of having to go through once, he needed to go through not even two but three times before the pieces started…


It is fascinating to see how the western world continuous to see (East) Africa as exotic — the blanc canvas to which anything and everything still has to be added.

I have no other explanation trying to understand why else 50+ ride hailing apps have tried to launch in Kenya…


It might be a coincidence, but as a customer of quite a few entrepreneurs I am not getting the timely attention I am looking for. It seems the entrepreneurs I am buying from were so concerned with making the sale, that they forget about the delivery part.

As a customer…


“I wish I’d known this before, then I would have been much further”

I think many entrepreneurs during their lifetime will have epiphanies like the one quoted. …


In continuation of yesterday’s spark -

I had a very interesting conversation with someone I’ll call Tom yesterday. Tom is a good friend of mine who last year started his own business. …


There are still starting entrepreneurs out there who think success is all about the idea, while real life entrepreneurs know coming up with the idea was the easy part:

These past few days I’ve been contacted by several people who did not want to share what their idea was about…

Liesbeth Bakker

Innovator | Creator | Vintage Geek | Tech Enthusiast | (Co)Founder The Entrepreneurs Hub - The 4th Horizon - Gini Tech

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