Adding Value

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Business Opportunities, Central Africa, East Africa, Entrepreneurship, Financial & Professional Services, Leadership Development, North Africa, South Africa, Uncategorized, West Africa

Adding Value 15 Different Ways Last week, we looked at the basics of money, making it, keeping it and growing it. The basic we highlighted for making money was adding value. People don’t pay you for your time e.g.per hour per month but for the value, you put into the hour. They don’t pay for […]

Beauty Shop

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Tapping Into The Multi Billion Dollar Beauty Industry A  beauty shop business provides products and equipment that is used in the beauty industry and related industries. Since it is in the same industry as a salon and barber so it is a recession proof  businesses; most products fall into the toiletry category that is essential […]

Global Strategy

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Business Services, Entrepreneur Services, Entrepreneurship, Global & Business Strategy, Region

WHAT IS GLOBAL STRATEGY? Global strategy covers global, multinational and international business strategies. It enables the business to grow across continents, cultures and defined borders. There are differences; Global refers to a strategy that is the same thought-out the globe there is no tailor made differences to address needs of a particular country or culture. Companies that […]

International Business plan Competitions & Investor Forums

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SeedStars World Business Plan Competition Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1 Million in emerging market startups through its exclusive startup competition in over 65 countries. Local Competitions We run 65+ local competitions where we identify the best seed-stage startups. In addition to having the top startups pitching, our events are filled with […]

Continental Business plan Competitions & Investor Forums

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Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) Launches as a New Entity Nairobi, 8thMay 2017: The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) limited – a spin-off of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) – was today launched at an event held in Nairobi. While making the announcement during the launch, AECF’s Board Chair, Lord Paul […]

Kenya – Businessplan Competitions; Lion’s Den, Technology For Good

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TECHNOLOGY FOR GOOD ACCELERATOR The Safaricom Foundation Technology for Good Accelerator is a three months long incubation and seed-funding program that empowers entrepreneurs to launch globally scalable mobile tech driven startups that solve relevant local challenges. Details: Selection-Our selection process is a unique full-day workshop and pitch presentation (after a week) where participants are trained […]

Getting It Right First Time – Understanding The Nuances Of An Industry

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For those not in an industry, the intricacies of the industry may seem complex. However, joining a business association or registering with a Government Authority charged to support the industry can give a lot of clarity and set you on the right path. Here  we look at the construction industry and talk to Kenya’s National Construction […]

African oil producers showing the largest capacity growth

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Algeria, Angola, Business Opportunities, Business Services, Congo, Republic of the, Egypt, Entrepreneurship, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Libya, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan

African oil producing countries growth in capacity 2012-2015 from Annabel Onyando on Vimeo. These growing changes in capacity, mean great business opportunitie for entrepreneurs who want to get into the industry. Most opportunities for small business are downstream – after refining, and include; Read More

Six Factors To Consider When Selling Through Distributors

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The Business Of Capitalising On Established Distribution Systems Being in the retail sector is a great business given that the African consumer markets are one of the fastest growing after China. The retail business has many sub-sectors from supermarket hawking and building of markets. The choice of distribution method is influenced by the business model […]