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These Tips Will Keep Your Business Ahead

These Tips Will Keep Your Business Ahead

Your primary responsibility as a CEO is to create a culture – the place to drive innovation.  Yes, you’ll focus on product and sales and metrics, but one of your most important roles is to create the teams that will best move your company forward. A thriving culture is inclusive, and you can create this […]

World Bank To Fund Africa’s Top 20 Tech Startups

World Bank To Fund Africa’s Top 20 Tech Startups

World Bank has launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. Start-ups will receive mentoring from global and local experts, learn through a tailor-made curriculum, increase their regional visibility, and get access to potential corporate partners and investors. With support from prominent African […]

90% of Startups Fail: Here Are 4 Expert Tips to Improve Your Odds

90% of Startups Fail: Here Are 4 Expert Tips to Improve Your Odds

Failure is a part of life and as a resilient entrepreneur, you probably understand that better than anyone. But startup failure is a different story because watching a business you have poured your heart and soul into collapse is devastating or even debilitating. With ninety percent of startups guaranteed to fail, you need to learn […]

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

  (1) Acumen Fund Acumen is a charity organisation incorporated in 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation, Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. The Acumen Fund invests in entrepreneurs who have the capability to bring sustainable solutions to big problems. In May 2014, The Acumen Fund co-invested $1.5 million in Esoko Networks […]

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read. Here are their top recommendations. Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters, and Alison Griswold contributed reporting to this article   “The Fountainhead” by […]