Commitment to Action

Imagine-Network.org: Entrepreneurs, Mentors Go Mobile

Commitment by

Imaginenations Group, Yahoo! Inc

In 2010, the ImagineNations Group, in partnership with Yahoo! Inc., committed to connect young entrepreneurs to each other and to mentors, supporters, financing sources, and markets through an online platform called the ImagineNations Network (INN). With this commitment, ImagineNations Group will develop country portals (including mobile phone integration, mentoring, resources, and access to financing and marketplace) and a regional portal over a twelve month period. Afterward, over a period of five years, ImagineNations Group aims to increase the number of INN users to 750,000 in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.

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Commitment

Imagine-Network.org: Entrepreneurs, Mentors Go Mobile

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$1,200,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa, Africa

Countries

EGYPT, ZAMBIA

Commitment by

Imaginenations Group, Yahoo! Inc

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Global Partnership for Youth Investment, Cisco Foundation, United States Department of State, Mercy Corps