Entrepreneurship

The Role of ICT in Social Capital Construction of Rural Female Entrepreneurship

In this paper, ICT is proposed to create or strengthen social capital of rural female entrepreneurs. A model of the impact of ICT on rural female social capital and self-employment was founded under the framework of social capital theory and entrepreneurship theory. A field survey conducted in Liaoling province was reported to support the propositions by the author.

Women at the Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-Up Success?

What industries have women influenced? How have women on management teams affected exit options? At what stage do women join startups? What verticals see the highest number of females? This exclusive study, produced by the research team at Dow Jones VentureSource, answers these questions and further examines the impact female executives have had on the U.S venture capital industry over the past 15 years.

UN-APCICT organizes Expert Group Meeting on ICT capacity development for women entrepreneurs

The WIFI (Women and ICT Frontier Initiative) Programme is a new initiative of APCICT that aims to develop the capacity of women entrepreneurs in using information and communication technology (ICT).

The programme has been developed to support the realization of the new sustainable development agenda, including gender equity and inclusive economic growth.