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Uganda named the most entrepreneurial country in the world

New research reveals an unlikely set of countries leading the way in the global entrepreneurship race, with the UK and US far off the pace…

Mention the word entrepreneur and the mind conjures up images of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, tech giants, revolutionaries and billion pound empires. Entrepreneurs are lauded as national heroes, commanding admiration and respect from all levels of society and held up as an example of someone living their dreams and overcoming adversity. However, depending on where you are in the world, entrepreneurship might take on a very different face. In western countries, entrepreneurs may be advocates for lavish lifestyles and excess, but for most people, starting a business is simply a tool for survival.

You rarely associate the term entrepreneur with the corner shop owner, the fruit and veg seller or the person selling knick knacks at a local street market, but by definition, that’s exactly what they are. An entrepreneur is someone who starts a business taking on some form of financial risk, and financial risk is all relative. This helps explain why many of the countries ranking at the top ofApproved Index’s  latest analysis  – which investigates the most entrepreneurial countries around the world – were not the ones you might expect.

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Google isn’t breaking up with social

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experts say google should care about twitter

With Twitter shares at an all-time low amidst reports that the social media site has failed to win new users, the Internet is awash once again with speculation that Google may buy Twitter.

Twitter failed to grow in Q2, which has led to a sort of Wall Street panic with shares rapidly declining. According to many media outlets, the time seems right for Google to finally pull the trigger and buy Twitter. However, according to well-regarded tech writer of Continue Reading