The internet contains all sorts of resources for YESxBOP participants, including more information on the BOP and on starting your own business. Some excellent resources include:
About the BOP:
- The Next 4 Billion Report from the World Resources Institute
Provides comprehensive information on BOP market structures and segmentation drawn from global data and case studies.
- Next Billion 2.0
A website and blog bringing together the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics who want to explore the connection between development and enterprise.
- BoP Innovation Center
Provides research and incubator spaces to help entrepreneurs develop business strategies that address BoP markets.
- The (BoP) Project
This photojournalism blog provides in-depth, personal views of life, work, and entrepreneurship at the bottom of the pyramid.
About innovation and growing your own start-up:
- My Startup Lab
Business advice and resources for young entrepreneurs
- Entrepreneur’s Toolkit
An open, collaborative information resource hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development
- Under 30 CEO
Tools, resources, and role models for young entrepreneurs
- U.S. Small Business Administration
Comprehensive resources for starting your own small business