Entrepreneurship

Africa needs more catalysts

Africa needs more catalysts

March 25, 2012 at 12:06

Developing people that are willing to take entrepreneurial risks and become a pole for economic development in Africa is a prerequisite for the continent to unleash its full potential. In a […]

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ECOWAS federation of business women, entrepeneurs gets Nigerian chapter

ECOWAS federation of business women, entrepeneurs gets Nigerian chapter

March 21, 2012 at 11:13

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The ECOWAS Federation of Business Women and Entrepreneurs (ECOWAS-FEBWE) has launched its Nigeria Chapter with its President, Mrs. Iyalode Alaba Lawson, […]

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Continental leaders optimistic about Africa’s development

Continental leaders optimistic about Africa’s development

March 14, 2012 at 15:31

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa – AfricaBrains BUSINESS leaders, companies, academics, government officials including other professionals gathered in Cape Town this week to share ideas on how to bolster Africa’s development. This […]

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Partnerships the answer in developing IT industry in South African townships

Partnerships the answer in developing IT industry in South African townships

March 8, 2012 at 12:15

Image: Flickr – Adesha By: Thandiswe Mgudla – AfricanBrains The telecoms and IT industry is slowly but surely becoming a force to be reckoned with in South Africa’s townships. In […]

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Crowdsourcing maps Africa’s technology hot-spots

Crowdsourcing maps Africa’s technology hot-spots

March 7, 2012 at 16:57

New research reveals 300% growth in African technology entrepreneurship 35 technology hubs in 13 countries mapped on-line at AfricaHubs Crowdsourced research by BongoHive Zambia has revealed that there are at least […]

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Tunisia: Start Up Index – Unleashing the Potential of Local Innovation

Tunisia: Start Up Index – Unleashing the Potential of Local Innovation

March 2, 2012 at 13:23

Where do the most game-changing innovations occur? Sometimes, they don’t germinate in the executive boardroom but rather in a small company or even a garage. Think back to the humble […]

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Kenya: There Is Money in It, and This Is How We Make It

Kenya: There Is Money in It, and This Is How We Make It

February 23, 2012 at 16:09

They are ambitious, aggressive and tech-savvy. In their efforts, they’ve shown that one can turn technology into a successful business. Below, meet six ‘techpreneurs’ who have ventured and conquered the […]

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Crowdsourcing Initiative Maps Africa’s Technology Entrepreneurs

Crowdsourcing Initiative Maps Africa’s Technology Entrepreneurs

February 23, 2012 at 10:11

Lusaka: 20th Feb 2012: Using the power of social-networking BomgoHive Zambia is using the on-line mapping platform Ushahidi to build up an accurate picture of the fast-growing network of technology […]

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SA: App Store hits 1 million downloads in less than six months

SA: App Store hits 1 million downloads in less than six months

February 23, 2012 at 08:57

2012 is set to be the year that home-grown apps take off in South Africa. In September 2011, Vodacom was the first network operator to launch a local app store. […]

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Kenya: Help Poor Harness Connectivity

Kenya: Help Poor Harness Connectivity

February 16, 2012 at 20:43

Entrepreneurs, businesses, NGOs, and governments exalt mobile technology as a game-changing tool to fight global poverty.

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