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Women’s Venture Xchange-Africa Partnership

 

U.S. State Department, Case Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Network and Mara Foundation partner to create Women’s Venture Xchange-Africa.Read full article...

 

 

Mara Foundation announcement on the White House Factsheet

 

The Mara Foundation pledges to empower 1 million youth and women entrepreneurs in East Africa through the Mara Mentor Platform. The platform will offer free courses, mentoring, e-learning, business financing through Mara Ad-Venture Investments, networking and internship opportunities, with the goal of enabling and inspiring women and youth to grow successful businesses globally. Read full article...

 

   

GFMF 2015 to discuss world economy challenges and opportunities

 

Abu Dhabi - The seventhGlobal Financial Markets Forum (GFMF), the annual conference organised by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), will discuss major challenges and opportunities in today's world economy from the perspectives of regulators, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds (SWF), bankers and politicians.Read full article...

 

 

A Spinal Cord For African Business And Politics

 

The business spinal cord must act as the main conduit between the brain (government) and the body (business) in countries on the African continent. It will be through this moral spinal cord that the messages from the brain to the body travel.Read full article...

 

   

Mara Foundation partners with LSE for LSR Africa Summit

 

Mara Foundation is a social enterprise that focuses on fostering entrepreneurship Globally through a myriad of programmes designed to address the complete life-cycle of an entrepreneur’s business idea. The Foundation works to create sustainable economic and business development opportunities for young and women entrepreneurs via Mara Mentor, Mara Women and the Mara Ad-Venture Fund.Read full article...

 

 

E-commerce set to be a ‘game changer’ for Africa, says Ashish J. Thakkar

 

During a panel discussion titled ‘Why Africa, why now?’ at this week’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Thakkar argued e-commerce is going to solve problems consumers face with accessing traditional brick and mortar retail in African cities.Read full article...

 

   

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