The African continent is not short of business opportunities. In fact, the African entrepreneurial landscape has been expanding at an exponential rate with people starting businesses in a vast variety of sectors in Africa. From tech entrepreneurs to farmers, there are people who add value or provide a service to African communities. There are also African entrepreneurs in the diaspora, who are doing amazing work around the world impacting the communities that they live in. They serve as inspiration to Africans and non-Africans alike to pursue their passion through entrepreneurship.
So if you are an African entrepreneur or aspiring to be one, here are FIVE websites that will be valuable to you.
So lets get started:
RisingAfrica.org has a incredible Success Stories section that tells of "Africans doing great things". With many stories of Africans in Africa achieving success in their endeavours, you are bound to find something and someone that inspires you to start your African business or take it to the next level.
The award is exclusive to African startups and businesses and provides mentoring from over 400 entrepreneurs, investors and business owners. The award includes 3 rounds of online mentoring, on-site visits from the Award team and a three-day boot camp.
Lionesses of Africa is a community for women entrepreneurs to share their stories, connect and network with other women entrepreneurs. Young and aspiring women entrepreneurs have access to like-minded women who can be mentors and inspirations.
XL Africa is geared to helping African startups reach the next level with a number of services provided. A startup can get access to investors and mentors, a repository of information, a 2-week all inclusive residency and brand enhancement.
As a global business council, African Entrepreneurs Council aims to grow businesses by stimulating a vibrant and fertile business landscape where business advisory, policy advocacy and skill development are exchanged as support for business stakeholders.
There you have it, 5 websites for the African entrepreneur to check out! Do you agree with this list? Are there other sites you think should make our lists?
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