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Boosting youth entrepreneurship in Africa

The Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit in Johannesburg brought together investors and educators to promote entrepreneurship as a career path at a young age. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana caught up with Elizabeth Bintliff, CEO of Junior Achievement Africa to discuss the role of youth empowerment programmes in boosting entrepreneurship.

YIDA founder shares on how young entrepreneurs can attract investors, secure funding

The inaugural Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration summit is underway at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana caught up with Vanessa Ishimwe, Founder of Youth Initiative for Development in Africa about her journey and how the youth can go about getting investments for their businesses in Rwanda.

MEST Africa’s role in growing young entrepreneurs

The Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration summit underway at the Hilton Hotel brought investors, educators and young entrepreneurs from across Africa together to explore new avenues from school to entrepreneurship. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke to Aaron Fu, Managing Director of MEST Africa about incubators' role to help grow young entrepreneurs.

Investing in Africa’s entrepreneurs

The inaugural "Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration summit" is currently underway at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg. This one-day conference is a new innovation to explore the transition from school directly to entrepreneurship. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke with Koffi Assouan, Program Manager at Mastercard Foundation to talk about the role of investors in growing entrepreneurship in Africa.

Ugandan young entrepreneur Ridelink founder shares tips on how he started his business

At the inaugural Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit, held in South Africa Johannesburg, CNBC Africa spoke to Daniel Mukisa, Founder, Ridelink about how he started as an entrepreneur Uganda.
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