Month: August 2015

Going Beyond Funding Startups

In part two of an exclusive three part guest post series written for Disrupt Africa reflecting on a year of reviewing innovation pitches, David B. McGinty, Team Leader of the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) in Tanzania, looks at four aspects of enterprise development required to scale innovations. In the past year at HDIF we have invested in 24 […]

Entrepreneurs, Know Thyself

In an exclusive three part guest post series written for Disrupt Africa, David B. McGinty, team leader of the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) in Tanzania, looks at the value of impact of funder language and the push to innovate on entrepreneurs. In the past year, I’ve had a cool job that includes being a judge and […]