The Best Ideas, Resources and Interviews for Doing Business in Africa – 2013

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Making Africa The Best Place on Earth to Live and Die!

In 2012  Africa became the fastest growing continent in the world with the highest number of new millionaires. There are now more than 100,000 millionaires in Africa and about 20.000 new millionaires will be added every 3 years.

And, over the last few months, I’ve dedicated a  huge amount of time featuring the best opportunities for business in Africa, but also developing methodologies and tools to help young and first time entrepreneurs start their business in Africa.

Here is a summary of the best articles on Doing business in Africa by SiliconAfrica:

IDEAS

#1.

100 ideas to Start a Profitable Business in Africa

#2.

10 Ideas for Profitable Business Empowering African Governments with Technology

#3.

49 Ideas For Mobile Business in Africa

#4.

10 Ideas for Profitable Business in Data and Networks Security in Africa

 

 

STARTUP METHODOLOGIES

#5.

The Prototyper Mind: How Successful Entrepreneur Think

#6.

Entrepreneurship is NOT about Innovation, But Commercialization

#7.

The God Approach: A Guaranteed Path to Success in Business

#8.

Africa: Your Business Should be Profitable in 45 days or Die

#9.

45 lessons learned from my participation to an Accelerator

#10.

Startups: Prescription BEFORE Diagnosis is Malpractice!

#11.

The Best Customers A Startup Could Dream About

#12.

How to Launch Your Startup with a Giveaway Campaign

#13.

Free legal documents for Startups

#14.

Where is the problem?

#15.

Sequoia Wisdom for First Time Entrepreneur

#16.

A Model to Predict Failure

#17.

The Servant Mindset: How Successful Entrepreneurs Think

#18.

In God We Trust, All Others Bring Data

INSIGHTS & RESSOURCES

#19.

Your Breakthrough Goal. The Only thing You should focus On

#20.

Old Startup Jokes

#21.

No Noise … 5 billions in Exit Last year

#22.

Choosing Your Start-Up Team: Avoid the Dabblers, Kill the Obsessives, Tame the Hackers

#23.

The Danger of Silicon-Valley Driven Startup Mania in Africa

#24.

17 Videos Any Startup Founder Should Absolutely Watch

#25.

Forget Silicon Valley — build your startup where you live

#26.

Three Pitfalls Startup Founders Must Avoid

#27.

How I Keep Getting Lucky All The Time!

#28.

The Best iTunes Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

#29.

The Best of SlideShare for Entrepreneurs

#30.

Africa e-commerce: Beyond the Hype

#31.

Africa e-Commerce: The Missing Ingredients

#32.

The Best Quora Questions & Answers for Entrepreneurs

#33.

Close the Incubators and Accelerators, Open FabLabs and MakerSpaces instead

#34.

Top Business Incubators In Africa

#35.

Get Funding for Your Ideas: Try Grants and Subsidies

#36.

5 Things Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Know

#37.

How The Mavericks Think And Hack in Richistan!

#38.

How Great Leaders Make Their Own Luck

#39.

Nigeria eCommerce Adaptation to Survive: From e-Commerce to Street Kiosk Business!

#40.

Forget the Web or the Mobile, Radio is the Biggest Media in Africa

INTERVIEW & PORTRAITS

#41.

The first African ever to sell his startup for $100 Millions, is back with something Bigger

#42.

Uganda Startup SimuSystems Empowers African TV Networks to Grow their Sales with PAY-PER-VIEW app

#43.

LazyAppetite, The African Food Delivery Startup With Big Plans

#44.

Get real with life: Interview with Alsu Ekinadose Odemwingie, Founder of StartupSity.biz

#45.

Forget IT Startups, Here are 11 Amazing non-IT Startups Founders to Watch in Africa

#46.

How MoboFree Went From zero to 2 Millions users in 6 months

#47.

Democracy of Technology: Make Everybody Equal in Front of New Technologies

#48.

Life Lessons for the Female Entrepreneur

#49.

How to Get Ahead with Hard Work and Determination: Interview with Adeyemi Ajao, co-Founder of Identified.com

#50.

A Year in Review at Meltwater Incubator in Accra – Ghana

#51.

A Year in Review at “CTIC” Incubator in Dakar – Senegal

#52.

My joy as an IT Girl: Interview with Liz Ngonzi, Entrepreneur, educator and speaker

#53.

The Black Man With a Tie In Paris: Interview with Said AGBANRIN, Co-founder of Manegere

#54.

Saya Does America

#55.

‘Don’t get mad, Get better’: Interview with Jon Gosier, Founder of App Africa

#56.

Silicon Valley VC Firm to Invest $30 Million Into African Start-ups

#57.

The best of Nigerian and Ghanaian films Online with IrokoTV

#58.

From a Carpentry Workshop To a 5-Billion Animation Studio

 

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

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