Ethiopia: What Our Network is Telling Us Amidst Conflict

Colliding with a locust outbreak and the COVID-19 pandemic, the ten-month civil conflict in Ethiopia has resulted in a dire food security situation. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network states that parts of central and eastern Tigray are likely in Emergency Phase 4, a step below famine. Premise ran a survey in September 2021 to

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Startups and Big Tech: Where We Stand Next To FAANG

With the tech industry projected to reach $5 trillion by 2021, many professionals are starting to look towards tech for their next career move, and those already in the industry are constantly presented with new opportunities to evaluate. Currently, the industry is made up of startups, ‘Unicorns’, and big tech companies such as FAANG (Facebook,

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Premise Joins Other Innovators to Form Unlock Aid: Disrupting an Antiquated International Development System

In mid-September, Premise’s CEO, Maury Blackman, joined 19 other organizations in signing an open letter to USAID Administrator Samantha Power. The letter announced the creation of Unlock Aid—a coalition of more than twenty leaders and innovative organizations uniting to drive structural change in global development, starting with our public institutions. Public money for international development

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