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Edves Interview: Building A Digital Education Company In Nigeria

Edves Digital Education Nigeria

The Nigerian education system is suffering from a number of different challenges including inadequate funding, a lack of qualified teachers and outdated systems amongst others. Edves, an academic portal that automates operations in schools and colleges, is disrupting the education space in Nigeria by assisting schools to manage admissions, payments, report cards, homework, parent-teacher communication […]

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How to market your business like Yoco: An interview with Marketing manager Nicholas Soper

Digital Marketing Yoco Nicholas Soper

Share0 Tweet0 In our post Digital Marketing: 10 lessons African entrepreneurs can learn from fintech startup Yoco we took a look at selected parts of Yoco’s digital marketing strategy and what African entrepreneurs could possibly learn from South Africa’s innovative fintech business try out for their own business.If your companies aim is to succeed in […]

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Feem: How to build a global tech company in Cameroon [interview]

Feem Share Files offline

Tweet0 Share0 ​Have you ever had issues with transferring files between devices? Then you might be happy to learn that there is a world-class file sharing solution that can solve your issue and it was built in Africa. In fact, it was built by Cameroonian entrepreneur Fritz Ekwoge and his team in Buea, Cameroon. It’s called Feem. […]

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How to outsource software development to Africa: An interview with Tunga founder Ernesto Spruyt

Tunga Ernesto Spruyt software outsourcing Africa

Tweet0 Share0 Technology is changing our world at breathtaking speed and making things possible that only a few decades ago would have been impossible. Case in point? Outsourcing software development to Africa. Even today for many the idea of outsourcing software development to Africa seems strange, if not risky. Luckily, there are visionary entrepreneurs who have set their sights […]

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Innovation Prize for Africa 2017: An interview with Pauline Mujawamariya Koelbl

5 facts about Innovation Prize for Africa Rise Africa Rise

Africa is a continent full of innovators. Innovation in the 21st Century presents a wonderful opportunity to shape the destiny of the African continent in such a way that future generations will only learn about poverty, malaria and the other challenges plaguing Africa today in the history books. In order to make this a reality, we […]

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Leadership through storytelling: An interview with Ayuma Michelle

Ayuma Michelle Leadership Coach Rise Africa Rise

The world is undergoing dramatic change. The rise of exponential technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence, fintech and many more are going to change the fabric of our societies fundamentally.​ These dramatic changes will also require that we re-evaluate our attitudes, beliefs, practices and way of doing things. What worked in the 20th century, will no longer be […]

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How to scale Social Innovation in Africa: An interview with former McKinsey consultant Ndidi Nwuneli

Social Innovation in Africa Ndidi Nwuneli

Social innovation is hard. Scaling a successful social innovation in Africa and across the continent is even harder.As the Director of the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town Dr. Francis Bonnici mentions in his foreword to the book “Social Innovation in Africa” […]

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E4Impact: An MBA for African Impact Entrepreneurs

E4Impact

Africa needs more successful entrepreneurs that understand how to create positive impact in their communities, countries and on our continent. As you probably know creating a sustainable impact business is really, really hard. As in one of the hardest things you can do with your life. Yet Africa is a highly entrepreneurial continent full of people that either […]

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Maternal and child health in Africa: Healthcare at your fingertips with OMOMI

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The destiny of our continent is shaped by the greatness of our people. You know this.But what happens when the greatness that lies within you and is supposed to be developed over the course of a lifetime is being threatened when you are at your most vulnerable?    Imagine that you are born in a country that […]

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Who else wants to know how to make the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list?

Forbes Africa 30 under 30

Have you ever dreamed of being featured as one of Forbes Africa 30 under 30 entrepreneurs?Have you always wondered how those entrepreneurs get chosen?Have you always wanted to know what it takes to make this prestigious list?In that case, lucky you. You are an in for a treat.We had the opportunity to ask Ancillar Mangena, […]

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