While startup cities are just emerging, there are smart and sophisticated steps being taken to develop healthy entrepreneurial ecosystems across the African continent. African countries continue to throw off their post-colonial cloak to become the world’s fastest-growing group of economies. The catalysts for much of
How many times can we sit and reimagine, reignite, and rethink Africa? As we enter a school year and the conference cycle begins anew, let us think critically about our purpose and what we can achieve. Take a look at this list of recent Africa conferences.
Spotlighting remarkable game changers, the 4th annual MIT: Africa Innovate Conference filled the MIT Media Lab with a surge of empowerment. This sense of empowerment surged through attendees, panelists, and current students alike. Trailblazing as a huge contender for global innovation, the continent of Africa
The Harvard Africa Business Conference was a can’t-miss event this past Winter. From February 28 to March 2, leaders and innovators from a wide cross section of industries took over Harvard Business School to discuss the theme Africa Accelerates: Equipping a Vibrant African Economy. With
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Little Sun is a social business and global project addressing the need for light in a sustainable way that benefits communities without electricity, creates local jobs, and generates local profits. Little Sun currently has distribution
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Founded in Lagos, Nigeria, Fora.co provides working professionals in Nigeria with quality online continuing education. As the first consumer platform of its kind in Nigeria, professionals have access to online educational programs that are geared towards helping them either double or triple
Rahama Wright is the founder of Shea Yeleen a social enterprise that sells high-quality unrefined shea butter products. With a mission to get people to think about where shea butter comes from and the people behind its production, Wright has developed a business model that
Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa, Esq. is Legal Counsel and Assistant to the President and CEO of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA Bank). She is also the founder and serves as Managing Partner of Hoja Law Group, a boutique law firm in
The pilot for an action cartoon set in a African inspired fantasy world. A mythic, epic experience with a unique cultural perspective.
Kickstarter rock stars, and Harvard Business School grads, John and Charles Agbaje helped create the ground breaking comic series The Spider Stories. Showcasing their