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TANOE Hub and several other hubs participate in MIT Lean Research training at Ashesi

TANOE Hub, an innovative and resourceful startup accelerator and incubator hub in Ghana by The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) amongst over 35 other hubs participate in the MIT D-lab Lean Research workshop organized by Ashesi in association with MIT D-Lab, The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and USAID. The training is part …

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Switzerland gives 3.2 million Swiss francs to African Development Bank’s ‘Boost Africa’ E-Lab and urban development fund

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Thursday signed two agreements to fund African initiatives on the sidelines of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings. SECO contributed 3 million Swiss francs to the Entrepreneurship Lab (E-Lab) for innovative …

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Ramaphosa’s promise to SMEs falls flat

Despite president Cyril Ramaphosa reaffirming the government’s commitment to promote small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and create jobs, efforts to support SMEs in South Africa are uncoordinated and largely ineffective. In fact, the recently published Tourism Amendment Bill appears to contradict the president’s commitment and is a startling example of …

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TANOE hosts the Effective Financial Management for Startup & Small Businesses Workshop

Mental fortitude is essential for entrepreneurship and it is for this reason that Wednesdays for Entrepreneurs in Ghana will never be the same again. Being the day for the TANOE Workshops, Entrepreneurs get the opportunity to build their knowledge in several sectors, enhance their capacities and position them for massive …

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A platform for Africa’s mobile innovators

Africa’s Talking gives entrepreneurs on the continent an easy way to add voice- and text-based functions to their solutions. Sam Gikandi ’05 SM ’06 and Eston Kimani ’05 have always believed in the potential of Africa’s entrepreneurial community. Their years at MIT, beginning in 2001 when they left their home …

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Call for Entries for the Ekow Mensah Fellowship Program Ends!

The month-long call for Entries for the maiden edition of the Ekow Mensah Fellowship Program ended on the 31st of May, 2019 with 91 applications from 6 African Countries. Receiving applications from countries such as Ghana, Nigeria, Mauritius, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa indicates the continental wide endorsement of the …

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TANOE Internship Program 2019 officially opens!

The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE), a dynamic and empowering social enterprise focused on entrepreneurship development and the provision of resourceful support system for entrepreneurs headquartered in Accra, Ghana officially opens its 2019 TANOE Internship Program. The TANOE Internship Program seeks to offer students from diverse academic backgrounds and institutions …

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