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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 Entrepreneurship

A True Entrepreneur

As founder and director of the Mara Group Ugandan-born Ashish J. Thakkar, 32, is one of the most successful businessmen in Africa. The billionaire is a respected philanthropist dedicated to supporting young entrepreneurs across Africa. Tragic events in his life lead him to start his fist venture at age 15. more