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News and Updates from The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE)

Local high schoolers pitch entrepreneurial ideas at Nelson Center

Six teams of students present ideas during Pitch Night organized by Young Entrepreneurs of Providence The 17 Providence high school students who participated in the Young Entrepreneurs of Providence program presented a variety of original products ­— from a health tracker for dogs to an audio note taker —  during Pitch …

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Networking initiative connecting 50m women entrepreneurs to take off in Kigali

A new Pan-African networking platform to connect 50 million African women in business will be launched in Kigali next week during the upcoming Global Gender Summit. This year’s Global Gender Summit, is hosted by the African Development Bank in partnership with the government of Rwanda and supported by other multilateral …

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Billionaire encourages Africa’s young entrepreneurs with cash prize

Jack Ma, founder of China’s Internet giant Alibaba, says his foundation has dedicated a support package to young entrepreneurs across the African continent. The Jack Ma Foundation gave a total cash prize of one million dollars (Sh100 million) to support the enterprises of 10 young African entrepreneurs during the maiden …

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SBA to host Youth Entrepreneurship Summit at Bowie St.

The U.S. Small Business Administration will host a youth entrepreneurship summit Thursday at Bowie State University during Global Entrepreneurship Week to connect student entrepreneurs with small business resources as they explore career paths and opportunities. Students will hear from successful young entrepreneurs, learn about resources that support small business needs and connect …

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Virginia Tech focuses on entrepreneurship

BLACKSBURG, VA (WVNS) — A program at Virginia Tech empowers students with knowledge and skills to build or launch companies. According to a release, the Apex Center for Entrepreneurship is on track to engage more than 3,000 students across the college campus. Apex Director Sean Collins shared that the center …

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New entrepreneurs get boost

Equipment presented. From the left are Modise Sehularo (Director of Small Business Development at the Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs), Maureen Makume (Mangaung Small and Medium Enterprise officer), Nonkululeko Mlonyeni (benefiting entrepreneur) and Andrew Setho (Mangaung branch manager of Seda). Photo: Teboho Setena A group …

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African Entrepreneurs in the Spotlight

The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship took place in December – we look at the winners. In 2001 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship saw a record 3,300 companies from 48 African nations submit entries to compete for the Grand Prize of US$100,000 The awards, founded by private investment group Legatum, were designed …

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Temi Adjepong to facilitate the 23rd TANOE Workshop on Event Management – Starting and running a successful event company.

According to recent research conducted by Dr. Joe Goldblatt, CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional), The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. Event planning requires a very specific personality: one that is outgoing, social, and creative enough to tackle the forever-shifting tasks needed to plan a successful …

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Timothy Dzikunu to facilitate the 23rd TANOE Workshop on FINANCE INDUSTRY – Managing money whilst building a successful finance business

Starting a new business in the competitive business world is an exhilarating experience, but it is also risky. You need to deal with an endless stream of complex problems and administrative tasks, which require a lot of attention. Managing small business finances is one of them. While launching up a …

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