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Oct 2017
Apply to join the world's largest digital accelerator program

Are you an entrepreneur, an innovator, or creative? Apply to join 700+ global entrepreneurs for the world’s largest digital accelerator program. The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) returns with the 2nd annual digital startup accelerator program to be hosted in 7 global regions. In 2016, 500 companies across 63 countries completed GSE’s digital accelerator program. As the first and fastest growing digital accelerator in the world, GSE seeks 700 innovators for the 2017 series which will be facilitated by over 50 global speakers. GSE digital accelerator programs are open to......

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18
Oct 2017
Apply to the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event 2017

SXSW Accelerator returns for its tenth year to showcase some of the global startup ecosystem most exciting, innovative and cutting-edge technology! This event provides an outlet for companies to present the latest ideas in Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Health and Wearables Technologies, Hyper-Connected Communities Technologies, Payment and FinTech Technologies, Security & Privacy Technologies, Augmented & Virtual Reality Technologies, Social & Culture Technologies, Sports and Performance Technologies, and Transportation Technologies to a panel of industry experts, early adopters, and representatives from the Venture Capitalist /......

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13
Sep 2017
7 Ways to Make Networking your Superpower

I was a guest speaker at an entrepreneurship event on Saturday and I asked the entrepreneurs a question: “Your Funding or Your Network, which is more important?” I would not answer the question now. I will let you decide at the end of this article. Steve Jobs and Steve Woz met a long time ago. Woz was the guy who liked to piece things together to make new stuff for fun. Jobs on the other hand was an innate brand conscious entrepreneur. The two met and created a product.......

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08
Sep 2017
Your ideas are useless till you share them

O no! He is going to steal my idea! I can’t share it with him. It’s funny how you hear stories of how investors or people made billions from these ideas while the idea generator lived in obscurity but with no obvious example. Young entrepreneurs and business men alike often tell me this when I speak to them. It’s a misconception, a myth. No one knows your idea like you.   It’s not about the idea, it’s all about the implementation. No two people implement the same idea the......

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31
Aug 2017
To-Do Accountability sheet

To guard against procrastination and effectively manage your time, planning is key. This is why we write To-Do lists. It helps us navigate through the day and keeps us aware of the tasks for the day. This helps us take small steps to achieve bigger goals. You can learn how to set goals here. However, how can we be accountable for taking actions in line with our to-do lists? How can we effectively motivate ourselves to keep going and be responsible for the fulfillment of our goals? We learned......

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18
Apr 2017
6 things to quit-inc-afropreneur

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra “Don’t be a quitter,” and we’ve internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don’t finish a book that’s boring us to death. Our parents weren’t entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the most effective course of action. Whether it’s a failed project, a thankless job, or a doomed relationship, quitting can be a virtue. “Quitting is leading too.” -Nelson Mandela As it turns out, some of us are really......

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12
Apr 2017
Meet Yvette Ondachi, The Entrepreneur Revolutionising Agriculture in Kenya

What makes Yvette so special and inspiring to us? Why would she quits a well paying job and focus on a venture that had a high probability of failing? Why is she so passionate? Reading articles on her didn’t do enough justice to her personality and love for the African continent, we discovered so much when we had a chat with her. Yvette Ondachi is a Kenyan Agro-Preneur and the CEO of Ojay Greene, a company that works with smallholder farmers to remove the barriers that limit them and give......

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12
Apr 2017
Build Your Business on the side the afropreneur

Not everyone is capable of building a business on the side because, let’s be honest — it’s so damn hard. People fail at building a business when they’re working on it full time, so imagine how difficult it is when you’re doing it on the side.