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Tony Elumelu Foundation Releases Most Comprehensive Study on African Entrepreneurship Ever Conducted

27 July 2015, Nairobi, Kenya – The research and policy arm of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, the Africapitalism Institute, released a groundbreaking study on Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem at the sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya where President Obama gave the keynote address. The 86-page report, titled Unleashing Africa’s Entrepreneurs, based on original research leveraging the Foundation’s pan-African network […]

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Obama and the era of Afri-preneurship – Dante Disparte

White House invitation in hand, I am honored to speak at the  Global Entrepreneurship Summit this weekend in Nairobi on the topics of innovation, navigating the funding cycle and entrepreneurial hubs.  Kenya is abuzz with excitement ahead of a proverbial homecoming for President Obama.  For all the temporary excitement that global summits evoke, GES2015 and the SPARK Global […]

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Why Obama’s Kenya visit might be a turning point for African entrepreneurship – Tony O. Elumelu CON

(CNN) - President Barack Obama will travel to Nairobi this week to address the sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), and the first to be held in sub-Saharan Africa. This gathering of hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, nonprofits, and government officials, co-hosted by the governments of the United States and Kenya, will spotlight the growing importance of Africa […]

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