Internet of Things (IoT) and the manufacturing Industry in Africa

Digitization is a major driving force of our time, turning our world inside out. Smart and connected systems are increasingly pervading all types of applications. The internet of things (IoT) is already starting to affect environments of all kinds – homes, cities, travel, logistics, retail and medicine, to name just a few – and it... Continue Reading →

The Power of Focus ; An Early-Stage Founder’s Quick Tip To Growth

"Do fewer things, better" This has made my life -- and my work, dramatically better. Here's how I execute on my strategic plan Decide on what matters the most. Say no to everything else. When something falls in the gray area, re-read #2. Tips for you! When making your list, start with a low-level of... Continue Reading →

Arianna Huffington breaks down the biggest mistake you can make as an entrepreneur

Thrive Global founder Arianna Huffington shares her best advice for hopeful entrepreneurs. "Too many entrepreneurs think that once they launch it's all about just putting in the hours to build the company," said Arianna Huffington during her interview with Business Insider  (Slaven Vlasic / Stringer / Getty Images)  Tweet There's plenty of great advice out... Continue Reading →

How Gratitude Advances Marketing And Business

Article by Cheryl Conner; An entrepreneur, Author and communications expert Full Bio Several of the PR disasters I’ve examined most recently could have been solved or prevented with a single principle: gratitude. When companies lose gratitude for their customers, the holy grail of customer loyalty they seek runs away. What’s gone wrong? When did companies... Continue Reading →

Know This! #TBT

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” –Nolan Bushnell, entrepreneur. “Never give in–never,... Continue Reading →

SELF FUNDING; A Challenge to Early Stage Startups?

Obtaining the necessary funds to help build a startup is a huge challenge, especially if you don’t know where to start. Many aspiring entrepreneurs have an idea for their business but lack the capital to actually start it. Self-funding (also known as bootstrapping) It’s extremely common in a startup’s early stages for founders or team members to put... Continue Reading →

BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR DOESN’T NEED TO BE COMPLICATED; Find simple, effective, profitable business ideas!

As entrepreneurs we often tend to complicate "winning" We make things bigger, scarier and more complex in our minds than they need to be when it comes to our businesses. There are certain fundamentals to every business. We often complicate the simple instead of simplifying the complex. You need three things to create a successful... Continue Reading →

Startup Investment Decisions: Key Issues to Understand Before Choosing an Investor

Choosing an investor for your business is arguably the most critical decision an entrepreneur can make. Selecting an investor is much like getting married. Except that you can't easily get divorced... Most businesses embrace investors for their ability to fuel money into business operations, although investors may bring more than just cash. In some cases,... Continue Reading →

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