The Legatum Centre for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has launched the inaugural Legatum Foundry Fellowship to support entrepreneurs in Africa. Continue reading African Entrepreneurs Invited to Apply for Fully-Funded MIT-based Fellowship.
AfricArena has recently released a report which indicates that Nigeria and Kenya are the hotspots for African Venture Capital Investment (VC) with $307 million and $305 million raised in 2020, respectively. Egypt is also a major player with $269 million of funding recorded last year while South Africa had $259 million. Rwanda has positioned itself as a hub for East Africa and has chalked great success with $126 million raised in 2019. Continue reading Where Africa’s Start-up Activity Is Concentrated.
Daniel McKorley is a Ghanaian business magnate, the founder, and Chief executive of the McDan Group. McKorley is arguably one of the most successful businessmen in Ghana and was declared the Entrepreneur of the year 2016 at the Ghana Aviation Awards. In a recent post, the business mogul mentioned that he is mostly asked the million-dollar question of what the secret to success is? According … Continue reading The Secret to Success is Managing your Failures-Daniel McKorley
Renowned Ghanaian Businesswoman, High-Performance Coach, Speaker, and Image, Etiquette and International Protocols Expert Dzigbordi K. Dosoo shares 5 Tips on How to Build a Successful Business. Dzigbordi stated that she feels compelled to share some tips that she learned building a business that she wished she knew in her 20s. According to Dzigbordi the compulsion came after she observed that in recent times many business start-ups are springing … Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Build a Successful Business -Dzigbordi K. Dosoo
With the current economic terrain, not having multiple streams of income is self-sabotaging. Continue reading 15 Businesses You Can Start with a Low Budget Range of GHC200 cedis – GHC2000 cedis.
The Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) is a governmental loan initiative given to small and medium scale businesses in Ghana with the aim of reducing poverty. The Government of Ghana launched in 2006 with the target of boosting job creation and reduction of poverty. MASLOC has the mission of “providing micro and small loans for start-ups and small businesses with fast, easy and accessible … Continue reading How To Apply for MASLOC Loan in Ghana.
Whiles entrepreneurship is the engine of growth of most economies, and a good career option for many, the challenge most people face in their entrepreneurship journey is raising their start up capital. You’ll hear many say that they have amazing ideas, that can create jobs for others and really want to start up their own business, but do not have the necessary capital lift of … Continue reading 12 Ways to Raise Capital for your Business in Ghana.
Whiles some think that being an entrepreneur is for those with capital and hence when the topic of entrepreneurship comes up usually count themselves out. However, entrepreneurship is for everyone who is willing to become one. There are many ways you can raise capital for your business in Ghana which I will be talking in my next article. The most important thing is to have … Continue reading 30 Profitable Business Ideas In Ghana.
Are you looking for a profitable business venture to invest your GHC10,000-GHC30,000 in? In a country like Ghana an amount between GHC10,000- GHC30,000 is a great seed capital that if judiciously invested in a profitable business, you’ll reap the fruits of your labor without a doubt. There are many businesses you can start with an amount ranging from GHC10,000- GHC30,000, nevertheless, not all business ideas … Continue reading 8 Businesses you can Start with a budget of 10,000 Cedis to 30,000 Ghana Cedis.
While the university may be a place to acquire knowledge for our future careers, it is also a perfect place to begin your entrepreneurship journey. Many renowned businesses we know today started on university campuses. The likes of Jobberman of Nigeria, Doughman Doughnuts (Ghana), Kente Master (Ghana), and dynamite clothing now dynamite impressions (Ghana) just to name a few and you can also do exploits … Continue reading 10 Business Ideas For University Students in Ghana (Africa).