Inside Emerging Markets Newsletter - June
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Inside Emerging Markets

June Edition 

This edition is packed with summaries of Africa's top companies, the announcement of a Silicon Valley-Emerging Market program, and an awesome China-Africa podcast. Plus a recap of my podcasts and writing from May. Enjoy!

* June Contest : Two Electronic Copies of "Frugal Innovation: How to do more with less"*

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Top Articles:
Top 10 Innovative Companies in Africa 2015

Great article on companies from across Africa including Eneza Education a friend's company here in Nairobi! 

Top Articles: 
RippleWorks Raises Initial $60 Million to Support Global Entrepreneurs Building Paths out of Poverty and Announces Inaugural Class

RippleWorks is looking to link Emerging Market companies with Silicon Valley experts helping some of the fastest growing emerging market companies scale. 

EED Episode 13: Penda Health 

Stephanie Koczela is the co-founder of Penda Health, a Kenyan company providing high quality affordable health services around Nairobi.
External Podcast:
The China in Africa Podcast 

A great weekly podcast covering Sino African issues. Hosts cover current events from the ivory trade to the Nairobi Chinese Restaurant incident. 

Just for Fun: Sura Yako by Sauti Sol 

English: Swahili Translation of a Popular Kenyan Song

EED Episode 14: OkHi

Wes Chege is a Co-founder and Head of Product Management at OkHi, a Nairobi based location finding application. 

Ryan's Writing: 
Laid Off in a Foreign Country

Recently the start up I was working for in Nairobi changed directions laying off 1/3 of the company. After a week of contemplation I wrote a blog on my travel site about the experience. 

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