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Perspectives Innovation

The Young Changemakers

All Africa. The top 12 finalists for the 2014 Anzisha Prize have been announced. The competition recognizes and celebrates African entrepreneurs between the age of 15 and 22 who are using business to solve problems in their communities. more

Perspectives Investing

Entrepreneurs And Angels

All Africa. InfoDev, an innovation and entrepreneurship program of the World Bank Group, recently published an international guidebook on angel investing focused on both entrepreneurs and angel investors from around the globe. more

Events Innovation

Africa Innovate: What’s Your Big Idea?

All Africa. Africa Innovate is a high calibre yet intimate showcase of the latest ideas in entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare, energy and education. Held at the epicenter of innovation, the MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology. You can register now. more

Inspiration Society

African Power Couples

Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa. To qualify as a Power Couple, husband and wife must be powerful in their own right, with a source of power that is independent from their powerful spouse. has made a list of the nine most impressive couples. They come from various parts of the continent, span across sectors, with varied interests – from business, politics, fashion and philanthropy. In the photo: Funke and Victor Osibodu from Nigeria. more

Perspectives Venture Capital

Money Should Never Be The Goal

Kenya. 10 questions and 10 very honest answers by Heshan de Silva, 25, the CEO of VenCap, a venture capital fund invested in 17,000 businesses. Meet the Boss is a How we made it in Africa-interview series with business leaders across the continent. De Silva started only seven years ago with less than $200 and has built a multi-million dollar enterprise. An impressive young entrepreneur indeed. more

Perspectives Recyling

New Business With Old Sails

Kenya, Lamu. Have you ever thought about what to make of an old sail from a Dhow? Ali Omar, a former fisherman from Kenya, is making business out of it – by creating products with a special message. more