Entrepreneurs 

Meet the Investor: Jeffrey Stine, VestedWorld

“We are very excited about what we call “tech-enabled” solutions, and Africa, in my view, is ground zero for these types of opportunities.” That is according to Jeffrey Stine, principal of the Chicago-based but Africa-focused investment firm VestedWorld, who says “tech-enabled” companies differ from “tech” companies in that they are starting with the problem, identifying the pain points, and only then bringing technology into the picture. “At first glance it might not seem all that different, but we believe it is fundamentally different than starting with some technological breakthrough and asking…

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Bsystems introduces online Collateral Registry Solution in Zambia

Owners of Small and Medium Enterprise organizations and individuals in Zambia will now heave a sigh of relief following the establishment and introduction of the new Collateral Registry Software System in that country. Bsystems Limited, one of Ghana’s finest enterprise software development companies, has now launched its flagship software, the collateral Registry Software, in Zambia. This brings to six the number of Sub-Saharan African countries that the company has deployed its software solution in, with the support of the World Bank Group- after Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria and Sierra Leone….

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SPONSORED: I feel dark skinned people have always suffered discrimination

During an Interview with IABNP, Adeleye Omowonuola Abisola, a final year Economics student at the European University in Turkey revealed how she battled prejudice on her skin colour to build one of the fastest growing Companies in Nigeria (Naturalle Hair).  Find out what she has to say about being black. Please can we meet you? My name is Omowonuola Adeleye. I was born and raised in Nigeria; Ogun state to be precise. I relocated 4 years ago where I now study and run my business. I’m in my fourth year…

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Home renovation plan ‘supported 30,000 Jobs’

  A home renovation scheme described as a “boon for the construction industry” should serve as inspiration for the Government to introduce a bigger stimulus to generate house building, an industry leader has said. Construction Industry Federation (CIF) southern regional director Conor O’Connell said the Home Renovation Incentive scheme had achieved what it set out to do since 2013, and its success could be replicated in a national house-building incentive project. The Home Renovation Incentive scheme was introduced in 2013 as a measure to assist homeowners and contractors after the…

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