Through observation skills and an innate interest in understanding the science behind things, Ghanaian entrepreneur Akwasi Osei-Bobie Ansah found the building blocks for a profitable business idea. “I heard farmers talking about declining yields, even with excessive use of inorganic fertilisers. As I had a science background, I figured the soil might be acidic; so…
Here are eight agribusiness and food opportunities, as highlighted by top entrepreneurs and investors. 1. Growing blueberries in Ethiopia for the export market. The cultivation of blueberries is one of the biggest agricultural opportunities in Ethiopia, according to Nuradin Osman, founder and CEO of Grosso Foods, an Africa-focused agribusiness company with its headquarters in the…
Johannesburg, Ventureburn – Africa’s innovative entrepreneurship and business concept talent has been recognised in prestigious F-LANE Accelerator Programme.Three African startups; Zoora, Bidhaa Sasa, and Hive Online were selected to participate in the five-week programme and successfully graduated on 5 November 2020. F-LANE’s focus on social impactHosted by the Vodafone Institute in Germany, F-LANE is reportedly…
The Cow Executive Officer of South African company Livestock Wealth. His business has built a platform where cows are one of the products available to local and global investors.
Black women have created new businesses at a rapid clip, far outpacing other racial and ethnic groups. But strong financial headwinds from the pandemic and a lack of access to new funding sources threaten to wipe out decades of economic progress
Tennis Champion Williams courages to small business owners and entrepreneurs not to let fear take over.
Bathu is a South African brand of see-through honeycomb mesh is generally used as a lesser design element in sneakers.
Wow Peanut Butter is an organic peanut butter brand based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Founder Henok Abera answers our questions.
Zibusiso Mkhwanazi the Group CEO of M&N Brands and co-founder of Avatar entrepreneurial journey started in primary school, when he would sell sweets to make transport money.
Katlego Thwane is a young awarding educator and founder of the Atlegang Bana Foundation here that caters to primary school learners who struggle to keep up at school and need additional help