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5 Common (And Expensive) Pitfalls Newbie Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid http://ow.ly/2WszLK
No matter the preparation that goes into your new small business, you'll learn many hard lessons along the way.
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Tony Elumelu Foundation Empowers 1,000 African Entrepreneurs with $100,000 http://ow.ly/2WszLw
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For Ghanaian Entrepreneurs, Opportunity Knocks But Opening the Door is Not so Easy http://wrld.bg/2WszAY
Daniel Kwarkyi, the Managing Director of Danest Engineering, a Ghanaian welding company, told his peers at a recent workshop to address challenges in winning work from oil and gas companies. [...]
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Facebook targets advertisers as 100 million log on in Africa http://ow.ly/BfCId
One in 10 Africans are logging on to Facebook every month, the world's No.1 online social network said on Monday, presenting a new target audience for advertisers. Facebook's global mobile advertising revenue jumped more than 150 percent in the second quarter, accounting for about 62 percent of overall ad revenue. Knowing that there is all these people now in Africa that you can connect with, that is exciting as well," said Nicola Mendelsohn, Fac...
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Facebook and Google Are Locking In African Customers With Freebie Deals http://ow.ly/2WszLB
Facebook and Google have grand plans to bring the internet to developing nations, paying Lisa Rinna-sized lip service to altruistic visions of global connectivity. But let's always remember that these US tech giants are also gunning for new customers and the lucrative data that comes with them.
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African Venture Capital: Nigeria and Kenya are leading the continent with startups and fundraising http://wrld.bg/2WszB1
According to Venture Capital For Africa, Nigeria has the most startups raising capital, but Kenya has attracted more overall investment.
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The 4 Biggest Mistakes I've Made As An Entrepreneur http://ow.ly/BfCPq
Risk-taking can be synonymous with entrepreneurship. I’ve certainly learned from the risks that have paid off, but just like bad beats in poker, the easiest ones to remember are all the mistakes, flops, and failures. Read our epic fails below, and be glad this wasn’t you. Spending Too Much on Inventory I [...]
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JOB OPPORTUNITY: infoDev/World Bank is looking for a Manager for the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Program. Apply at: http://uwiconsulting.com/vacancies/
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infoDev helps innovators take their ideas from mind to market through various incubation, networking, and knowledge tools. By facilitating organic, grassroots connections between entrepreneurs, donors, financiers, academia, policymakers, and other stakeholders at local and global levels, infoDev empowers people in the developing world to generate sustainable, inclusive growth.