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    Guest Post: Africa is the next frontier for Venture Capitalists

    Head of MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship in Boston, Ali Diallo shares on Africa being the next frontier for Venture Capitalists. According to Clarium Capital founder Peter Thiel, entrepreneurs should look for secrets where no one is looking and turn them into business opportunities. Thiel says it...
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    Vusi Thembekwayo Launches Entrepreneurship Mentorship Programme

    South African Venture Capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40, under his MyGrowthFund (MGF) Company. South African Venture Capitalist, Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40 under MyGrowthFund (MGF) a company he launched recently to find and nurture high-growth black entrepreneurs through funding, incubation and enterprise development platforms....
  • RwandAir launches flights to Cotonou and Abidjan

    Rwanda announced commencement of flights to Cotonou, in Benin and Abidjan in Ivory Coast effective October 8 with three weekly flights each. RwandAir – the flag carrier airline of Rwanda recently announced the commencement of flights to Cotonou, in Benin and Abidjan in Ivory Coast effective September 2st and...
  • Thundafund: The crowdfunding platform made for Africa

    In the egalitarian world of crowdfunding, most sites are much the same — largely passive templates for start-ups to vie for investment. While these tools may be advantageous abroad, in Africa… not so much. What works in New York might not necessarily work in Cape Town. Knowing this, one South African...
  • 5 Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Startup’s Finances

    The very early days of any business can be tough. This is a make or break period for any start-up and it’s a sobering thought to consider, as Forbes states, that 90% of them are doomed to fail. It’s not enough just to have a sound product or service...
  • Arik Air Unveils Payment Platform For Customers In Ghana

    Arik Air – West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has introduced new payment platform for customers in Accra aimed at simplifying the process of ticket payment. The new platform known as Paga settlement is now available in two banks, GT Bank and Standard Chartered Bank while Access Bank and...
  • The Story of Essiespice As Told by Esi Bartels

    Emmanuel Quartey caught up with the brain behind Essiespice food company for in Medium: Even when it’s described to you in advance, nothing quite prepares you for your first taste of Essiespice’s Coco-for-Garlic sauce. Coco-for-Garlic is the creation of Essie Bartels, owner and spice mixologist of Essiespice, a food...
  • GoldStar Airlines to Debut in Ghana with a B767 Plane

    Ghana’s Goldstar Airlines plans to lease a B767-3 in preparation of its launch in December, ch-aviation reports. Goldstar Airlines CEO Eric Bannerman told the Ghana News Agency that the completion of certification would allow Goldstar to expand into the United Kingdom, the United States, and eventually into China. “All...
  • South African Airways launches route between Ghana & Washington DC

    Starting Monday, August 3 2015, direct flights from Accra to Washington DC are set to commence. This follows the launch of a new direct flight by South African Airways (SAA) Launching the flight on Friday, Transport Minister Dzifa Attivor revealed the move is to ensure an easy and flexible travel...