Africa

Multicultural Business

Netflix Signs John Boyega's Production Studio to Expand African Content

The deal with the 'Star Wars' actor helps Netflix's push into the African market.

This Extreme Extrovert Started a Multimillion-Dollar Wellness Snack Company After Her Stint in the Peace Corps Was Cut Short

Lisa Curtis was introduced to the healthful moringa plant after volunteering to work in Africa. Her company recently raised $6 million.

Entrepreneurs Can Have a Direct Impact on the Eradication of Extreme Poverty in the World. Here's How.

Three researchers have illustrated how 'market-creating innovations' can solve failing economies and hunger worldwide.

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

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.

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Africa is the second-largest continent that is also the second-most populated. The land mass holds vast reserves of natural resources, yet just under 43 percent of its population lives in extreme poverty. Economic growth in Africa is generally slow, and corruption is bureaucratic. However, there are a host of increasing opportunities for entrepreneurs to bring new products and services to the developing.