This 25-year-old entrepreneur went from leaving school at 16 to running the ‘Airbnb of retail’

Ross Bailey, centre, the CEO and founder of Appear Here. Appear Here Appear Here lets businesses rent pop-up space and has been called the “Airbnb of retail.” The London startup raised $20 million last year and is currently planning international expansion. CEO Ross Bailey sat down with Business Insider to talk department stores, skipping university, and […]

Elumelu seeks more support for entrepreneurship in Africa

Tony Elumelu The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such growth will affect the world positively. Elumelu, who pointed this out on the sidelines […]

“Leave Your Success and Start Over” – Top Chinese Venture Capital Firm Seeks New Breed of Entrepreneur

Will Jiang – Founding Partner of N5Capital BEIJING, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — “We are not looking for traditional businesses who are trying to build technology on top of their existing business models. We are looking for entrepreneurs who are willing to give up the traditional infrastructure and start from scratch,” says China’s top venture capitalist Will Jiang, “Leave your success […]

This First-Time Entrepreneur That Built a Website With More Than 5 Million Monthly Visitors Sets Aside Time to Work Out With Her Team

From weekly yoga classes to pre-meeting guided meditation, in everything they do — and beyond — the staff of Well + Good stays committed to its core mission: wellness. Launched in 2010 by former journalists Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula, Well + Good is an online news publication that focuses on wellness, covering topics such as exercise, […]

Meet The Female Entrepreneur Who Builds Camps In Africa’s Extreme Locations

Soraya Narfeldt, 48, is the founder and CEO of RA International, a leading African facilities management service provider. Narfeldt is a businesswoman who thrives in Africa’s most challenging and remote areas. From running a remote mining camp, to delivering expensive communications equipment to war-torn areas, she has built an extremely successful business working in Africa’s extreme locations. […]

Entrepreneurship is about risk taking

Kachi The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach has become a cliché. Again, it is no longer news that the world’s best chefs are men. So while women are busy pursuing male dominated sectors, the men on the other hand are taking over what previously used to be exclusive women’s domain – […]