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Entrepreneurship is an Attitude

“What is entrepreneurship? Is it a destination or a journey? To me, entrepreneurship is an attitude” – York Zucchi, healthcare entrepreneur and venture capitalist

 
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A young female tailor and aspiring entrepreneur – Tania Habimana, travels across Africa making suits for established business people – she uses this opportunity as a way to interview, gain insights and advice from Africans who have made it both in and out of Africa. Continue reading

Apply for Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you feel you have an innovative business idea that can change Africa? The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme application portal officially reopened today, January 1st 2016 and closes on March 1st, 2016. Entailing a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs from all over Africa are being encouraged to apply. Continue reading

Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs for 2015

Next month February 2015, Mfonobong Nsehe, a contributor on Forbes will publish the 2015 ranking of the 30 Under 30: Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs. This is the third year of the ranking list. According to Mfonobong, the list is the most definitive guide to Africa’s entrepreneurial best – the youthful game changers and visionaries who are building the companies that will lead in the future. Nominations is now on as Mfonobong is looking to identify 30 of Africa’s brightest, most ambitious and unsung young entrepreneurial stars. Continue reading

Most Successful Women in Africa

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Africa’s Most Successful Women introduces you to the most outstanding African women who are making giant strides in business, politics, technology, entrepreneurship and leadership on the continent and elsewhere around the world.

 
Today, we feature Mo Abudu. She is a 50 year-old Nigerian media entrepreneur and talk show host, is the founder of Ebony Life TV, a fast-growing black African multi-broadcast entertainment network, which showcases informative and entertaining programmes that portray Africa at its best. Continue reading

5 Reasons to Start a Company in Africa

Here are the real reasons you need to start a company in Africa. This is as packaged by ALNventures. ALN (African Leadership Network) Ventures is a startup accelerator established to develop early stage, private ventures across Africa. They help entrepreneurs looking to move beyond a fledgling enterprise. The defining characteristic of ventures that succeed in Africa is access to networks – networks that provide mentors and experts, capital and a talented team to build companies. Their program is built on an extensive network of investors, mentors, topic experts, entrepreneurs-in-residence and peer entrepreneurs. The emphasis is on a tailored program – they recognize that not every startup needs the same things, and we will bring you the mentors, financing, experts and peers that you need.
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Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2014

Seven Social Entrepreneurs were today named Africa Social Entrepreneurs of the Year at the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Abuja, Nigeria. The awards were conferred by Philipp Rösler, Managing Director, World Economic Forum. “Social entrepreneurs are an integral community of the World Economic Forum and an increasingly sought-after one,” said David Aikman, Managing Director at the World Economic Forum and Head of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. Continue reading

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