Entrepreneurship and Innovation Editor Mutiyat Ade-Salu shares 2 ways to support your start-up in the new year.
Happy Holidays! While most people are thinking of what gifts to give or receive, entrepreneurs are thinking about how to raise money for their next venture in the new
I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure
In this two-part series, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Editor Mutiyat Ade-Salu explores the ways in which entertainers are resurrecting the business motto “For Us, By Us” and why she’s giving this movement a new name: “Doing It For Ourselves”.
In last week’s article, I grappled with the
Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.
Fashionistas far and wide are gearing up for the fourth edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT). One of the city’s most anticipated fashion events, presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation, AFWT brings together student and high fashion designers, fashion industry professionals, and attendees looking
Africans across the globe are documenting the daily realities of their cities in a way that is refreshingly authentic and unapologetic. Instead of a reactionary narrative, this generation of African storytellers are presenting Africa as is: the good, bad, and ugly; and claiming it as
From July 7th-10th 2016, Pan-African media company, Face2Face Africa will honor pan-African achievement at the 5th year anniversary of Pan-African Weekend. Themed The Year of Gold, this year’s festivities will include a private VIP reception, a networking mixer, the F.A.C.E. List Awards, and a closing
Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced that they have banked $24 million in a Series B round of funding into Andela, with participation from GV, the venture capital arm of Alphabet Inc. previously known as Google Ventures. With this, the couple made
She Leads Africa (SLA) is a dynamic community striving to help African women on the continent and in the Diaspora achieve their professional dreams. Since its foundation in 2014, SLA has set its vision on becoming the #1 destination for smart and ambitious businesswomen.
From June 2nd
Many members of the African Diaspora can relate to cultural expectations that place emphasis on choosing medicine, law, or engineering as a course of study and career. While those areas of study are important in our ever-evolving continent, the pursuit of the arts is just