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Research by Wharton’s Valentina Assenova shows that disadvantaged entrepreneurs can grow their companies significantly in terms of revenue and employment by working with incubators.
Venture capital firm Icon Capital Partners of Dubai sees Africa as the ‘sweet spot’ for its tech-focused investments.
North Star Alliance has built a network of health care clinics operating out of containers in Africa.
J. Eric Wright, a venture capitalist based in South Africa, believes the biggest opportunity for entrepreneurs in the continent lies in the consumer space.
After the Arab Spring, Egyptians began rebuilding their economy to employ jobless youth. Entrepreneur and Eisenhower Fellow Dina Sherif sees startup innovation taking hold.
Emerging multinationals in sub-Saharan Africa are escaping the “commodities curse” and breaking into sectors like digital, telecom and financial services.
The power of mobile communications in Africa is sparking a new generation of creative entrepreneurs who are learning to think pan-Africa and globally.
When it comes to low-cost labor, China is looking for the next China. At the top of the list is Ethiopia.
Opportunity International, a microfinance group, likes to go where others don’t to start banks when "nobody in their right mind was thinking you could,” says David Simms, former head of[…]
Bidco CEO Vimal Shah sees his East African consumer goods conglomerate growing four-fold in the next five years as it expands its reach across the continent.
Astra Innovations relocates used power plants worldwide. Its business model provides a novel approach to meeting Africa’s growing power needs, says Astra managing director Cynthia Wandia in this interview.