February 8, 2016

USIP Scaling Peace Tech and GEM 2016 Launch

On Thursday, KolCo’s Managing Director, Steven Koltai, spoke to an overflow audience at the United States Institute of Peace’s Scale Peach Tech event. He was joined at the event by entrepreneurs and industry leaders, including Jack Dangermond, Founder and CEO of the mapping software and GIS applications giant, Esri; and Robin Chase, sharing economy pioneer and founder of ZipCar.

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January 12, 2016

Upcoming Events

Steve Koltai Speaking at PeaceTech, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Panels, February 4 and 5


2016 will be an eventful year in international development. As our community organizes efforts around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, we all are excited to chart new opportunities for collaboration and efficiency. As the international community seeks to deal with rapidly changing ecological, economic, and political environments, it will be more important than ever for governments, aid organizations and practitioners – and their respective constituents – to align their goals and efforts.

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September 26, 2015

Hungary and the Migrants: Groundhog Day

I couldn’t help but cringe when I saw the video of the Hungarian TV camerawoman deliberately tripping a fleeing refugee carrying his two-year old-ish child across the Serbian/Hungarian border. Almost exactly 60 years ago, I was a two-year old-ish child being carried by my father fleeing across the Hungarian/Austrian border during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. That picture told a thousand stories.

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June 5, 2015

Work with KolCo

KolCo is seeking part-time consultants to assist with entrepreneurship ecosystem development projects. We are looking for candidates with superb writing skills, project management and delivery experience, and deep familiarity with entrepreneurship/business. Spanish and/or Arabic language skills are also desirable. Continue Reading