The Nomads of the Sahara are called the "children of the clouds" and in Africa, clouds announce the rain that brings hope. A new type of cloud is bringing hope for the next generation of African innovators and unleashing their creativity: Cloud computing.
Microcredit, formal and informal loans from friends or family can get a social enterprise only so far. Larger equity investments can help a micro-enterprises over the hump and into real SME scale. This article summarizes some governance principles indispensable at this stage.