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Top Founder Networks in Africa and Why They are Important

Growing sustainable and high-performing startups is an effort that requires the availability of resources. Many startups get the ball rolling without much in the way of resources, financial or otherwise, and this may affect how they perform. As the African startup scene continues to grow, there is a need to ensure that ther...

Three Financial Technology Tools That Your Startup Needs

Financial technology is a key pillar of today’s businesses. Digital access is an important feature for consumers as it comes with a layer of utility that generally makes life easier. For a startup, having these fintech tools at hand can be the key that helps build a solid customer base and propel the business forward. We ...

The Role of Banks in the Growth of African Startups

Africa’s startup scene has been constantly growing over the last few years. In 2021, African startups received over which broke the investment record for the continent. Projections for 2022 show that the record is likely to be broken again as more VCs find interest in African startups. 

Starting a business is a process that requires careful application of business principles and knowledge. Entrepreneurs in today’s world have access to a variety of resources that can help them in their journey of building a business. Access to these resources gives businesses a better chance of surviving and . 

The global recession has pushed companies around the world to adjust their operations in a bid to ensure that they survive these tough times. The covid-19 pandemic and the Russia - Ukraine are some of the events that have led to the global recession. Businesses continue to feel the pinch of the hardening economy and this ha...

Why Global Companies are Looking to Africa for Talent Resources

The global job market has become more intertwined because of the internet. People are able to work with professionals from any part of the world. Global companies and organizations are always on the lookout for the best talent so that they can stay ahead of the competition and grow their businesses. 

Starting a small business can be a demanding task. When you’ve turned your idea into a working business, you need to start selling your products or services to your target market. For a small business that will be entering a market that is likely to have competitors, there is a need for a comprehensive plan that will help...

Why Improved KYC Protocols are Key to the African Economy

Know Your Customer (KYC) protocols play a vital part in the growth of any industry. Where the flow of money is concerned, strong KYC measures are needed to confirm the identities of people that are involved in the transaction. The banking sector is one of the critical industries where KYC is of utmost importance. 

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The Gig Economy: Its Advantages and Drawbacks

The continued growth of the gig economy has created discourse around this method of work. There is an increase in the number of companies that prefer gig workers while freelance workers seeking these gigs are also on the rise. The gig economy is sprouting in several industries as more people seek an alternative to the tradi...

Growth Hacking: A Gamechanger for Startups

Building and growing a business is an endeavor that requires careful planning and execution of the ideas behind your brand. The digital space in which today’s businesses exist allows you to reach more customers at a much faster rate than was possible a few decades ago. While the existence of internet-based resources creat...