Posts in Entrepreneurship

An entrepreneur is an individual who, rather than working as an employee, runs a small business and assumes all the risks and rewards of a given business venture, idea, or good or service offered for sale.

Rags to Riches series: Episode 6 (Desmond Mabuza) Founder, Signature and Wall Street Restaurants

July 28, 2017

Rags to riches series feature entrepreneurs across Africa, who faced the odds to create something great. This is an unconventional feature. But then again, the most int... (more)

The Mind Behind the 'De'tayo Martins' Brand

July 27, 2017

The brand is De’tayo Martins. Founded in December 2013 by Aina Adetayo Adegbola, the brand tailor... (more)

Rags 2 Riches Series: Episode 5 (Victoria Kisyombe) founder of SELFINA

July 14, 2017

         Victoria’s story, a Tanzanian woman, became a widow left with three kids and no assets, except a cow. She faced the trials widows fac... (more)

Rags to Riches Series: Episode 4 (Fomba Trawally) founder, Kumba beindu and sons

June 16, 2017

The rags to riches series feature inspiring stories of African entrepreneur, who built an empire using a bootstrap system, i.e. started from scratch. The story is intended as an inspiration for the... (more)

Nigerians: Make Forbes Top 10 Richest African Musicians

May 15, 2017

Nigerians: Make Forbes Top 10 Richest African MusiciansThe list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, ... (more)

Introducing Small Business Friday

May 15, 2017

Introducing Small Business Friday: An opportunity for small business owners, entrepreneurs and small scale service providers to win a cash prize of N10,000 weekly, with a picture of you as a busine... (more)

Rags to Riches Series: Episode 3 (Bethlehem Alemu) founder, soleRebels

May 12, 2017

The rags to riches series brings you inspirational stories of how people with humble beginnings attained greatness with sheer will and dedication. Our earlier features were African entrepreneurs wh... (more)

Rags to Riches Series: Episode 2 (Geoffrey Kago) founder, Kaki Village Enterprise

April 21, 2017

The rags to riches started with the founder of the young shall grow motors. He is a Nigerian entrepreneur who built a good life from scratch. In this episode, we leave Nigeria as the topic of today... (more)

Rags to Riches Series: Episode 1 (Vincent Obianodo Amaechi) founder, Young Shall Grow Motors

April 07, 2017

The rags to riches series aim to inspire young entrepreneurs and artisans by telling the stories of successful entrepreneurs who started with nothing, but out of sheer will and perseverance, they w... (more)

TEF Picks 1000 Entrepreneurs for 2017 Empowerment Programme

March 29, 2017

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the final selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, for the 3rd cohort of the 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.... (more)