Tag: african entrepreneurs

Jack Ma’s Africa Netpreneur Prize initiative kicks-off

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation, with a mission to identify African entrepreneurs and tell their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. Application for the program opened in March, where ten finalists from across the continent will be chosen to compete for a share of $1 million dollars in total grant prize money in November. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Jason Pau, Chief of Staff for International to Jack Ma, Alibaba Group Executive Chairman.

Tony Elumelu Foundation unveil finalists for its 2019 programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has unveiled the African entrepreneurs for the fifth cycle of its 100 million-dollar entrepreneurship programme. Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, incoming CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation joins CNBC Africa to discuss the plans for this year's programme.

Tips to succeed as an African entrepreneur from Tony Elumelu

We need to prioritise the African Youth says Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings. CNBC Africa’s Onyi Sunday caught up with him on the side-line of the ongoing Business for Africa forum in Egypt - titled Africa 2017 to discuss the factors that could help African entrepreneurs succeed.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation participants speak out

The Tony Elumelu Foundation participants speak out