Africa

The Surprising Place That Promotes Women Entrepreneurs Better Than Silicon Valley

Female founders in Africa are creating businesses that are innovative and have social impact, too

Lexi Novitske and Dale Mathias

· 5 min read

Where I Live, Entrepreneurs Are Afraid To Talk About Failure -- And It's Hurting Their Businesses

'Fail fast' may be a Silicon Valley motto, but that's not the case across Africa. Here, failure is often stigmatized. And yet, not talking about it is leading to even bigger failures.

Idil Abshir

· 15+ min read

4 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Africa's Solar Industry

Wherever you are in the world, offering a solution and way for the customer to afford the solution is what drives success.

Ping Jiang

· 6 min read

11 African Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the Business Landscape

From hi-tech to fashion to branding, startups are transforming the continent and supercharging commerce.

Obianuju Helen Okoye

· 7 min read

Street Business School, in Uganda: Entrepreneurship Is the Path out of Poverty

The school plans, by 2027, to train 1 million women living in poverty around the world to start their own fledgling businesses.

Devin Hibbard

· 9 min read

An Accelerated African Tech Ecosystem: Startups Driving Innovation

As the global population increases, it is important for accelerator programs to recognize the potential in untapped markets.

Yossi Hasson

· 4 min read

5 Hot African Industries Investors Should Be Watching

As credit access and technology infrastructure improve, partnering with a multitude of African counterparts means business opportunities for you.

Konstantin Makarov

· 4 min read

Africa: A New Business Frontier

There's a whole continent of largely untapped commercial potential in Africa.

Phil Gahn

· 5 min read

Want a Great Way to Win Over Millennials in Africa's Emerging Markets?

Millennials' values are going global. Respond by optimizing your company's horizontal management to meet their workplace needs.

Konstantin Makarov

· 4 min read

How South Africa Built a Booming Wine Business

In a very short time period, South Africa has become a credible player in the worldwide wine marketplace.

Tracy Byrnes

· 6 min read

Picking the Right Wine for Thanksgiving

Show your entrepreneurial spirit by drinking something unconventional on Thanksgiving.

Tracy Byrnes

· 5 min read

5 Universal Truths About Entrepreneurship Learned From Rwandan Coffee Farmers

No two people will ever have the same journey but in the fundamentals, we all walk the same path.

Darrah Brustein

· 6 min read