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Mara Foundation

Perspectives Entrepreneurship

Ashish Thakkar becomes first African to chair the United Nation’s Entrepreneurship Foundation

Global, Uganda. The United Nations Foundation has announced that Ashish J. Thakkar will serve as Chair of the UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC). Ashish, who started his entrepeneurial journey 15 years ago in high-school in Uganda by selling computers to his schoolmates, is the Founder of Mara Group, a diversified conglomerate with approximately $100 million in revenues, and Mara Foundation. more

Perspectives Innovation
By Community Author Nina Werner

The Next Level

Tanzania, Uganda. Startups, entrepreneurs, innovation… it’s all over Africa and more and more people across the globe want to be part of it. At Mara Foundation, the aim is to become the connecting point for all stakeholders in the startup ecosystem. A report from the Regional Director in Tanzania. more