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Africans urged to embrace entrepreneurship culture

Discussions and policy around the demand-side of employment by deeply exploring entrepreneurship as a career was one of the key messages envisioned by a panel of experts at The Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit held at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg on the 15th of April. But the challenge lies with educators, investors and parents to drive this kind of change. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke to Yinka Adegoke: Africa Editor for Quartz Africa about the importance of policy changes to catalyze the growth of entrepreneurship in Africa.

Ekow Mensah on how to best build the capacity of African businesses

The Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit hosted at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg on the 15th of April. Experts from across Africa addressed investors, educators and young entrepreneurs alike about the importance of entrepreneurship as a career. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana caught up with Ekow Mensah: Founder and CEO of The African Network of Entrepreneurs about bridging the gap between investors and entrepreneurs.

Dj Sbu on mainstreaming entrepreneurship as a career

With the ever increasing Youth unemployment in Africa, new opportunities need to be explored. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana spoke to Dj Sbu, a South African entrepreneur attending the Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration summit, at the Hiltion Hotel in Johannesburg, about mainstreaming entrepreneurship.

What attracts investors to start-ups run by youth?

Investors, educators and young entrepreneurs across Africa gathered today at the Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration summit. The discussions focused on the transition of youths from school to the world of entrepreneurship. CNBC Africa caught up with Sawa Nakagawa, Founder of ThreeArrows Impact Partners about the criteria investors in South Africa are using to identify early stage businesses run by young people.

Eric Osiakwan on funding opportunities for African entrepreneurs

The opportunity crisis for employment is on the rise in Africa and more entrepreneurs are looking towards investors for funding. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana caught up with Eric Osiakwan, Managing Partner at Chanzo Capital on how other countries are developing their agenda of investments in early stages of entrepreneurship.
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