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Migrant entrepreneurs in South Africa face constant security threats and enjoy minimal protection from the police. Thom Pierce

How migrant entrepreneurs are a force for good in South Africa

Contrary to the view that all migrants take jobs from South Africans, research shows that migrant entrepreneurs generate employment for local citizens.
Young entrepreneurs like Nigerian taxi boss Bankole Cardoso (26) want to learn how to do business - but they also want something very different from the traditional, structured MBA. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

What young Africans want from business education programmes

Young, entrepreneurial Africans want more flexibility and values-based learning than they feel is offered by a traditional MBA.
Africa needs to utilise different kinds of capital to grow its entrepreneurs. Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote relied on family savings to start his businesses. Reuters/Denis Balibouse

How Africa can instil entrepreneurship as a tool of development

Innovators and entrepreneurs will ensure that Africa continues to grow. But they need to be nurtured to lead the development.
Entrepreneurs are typically depicted as brash young men, a stereotype that may disadvantage older female business owner-operators. AAP Image/Julian Smith

Outdated views shut entrepreneurial women out of capital markets

Female entrepreneurs still face substantial barriers to international expansion, including perceived discrimination in the Australian capital markets -- and that may limit Australia's economic growth.
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Excellence is not the only point of education

Asking children to model themselves on top entrepreneurs is another step towards corporate mentality hijacking education.
Beyond Silicon Valley MOOC Meet-Up, Athens, Greece, June 11, 2014. Yiorgis Yerolympos

MOOCs and meetups together make for better learning

Everyday, thousands of students around the world perch themselves in front of computer screens in homes, libraries, coffee shops, and Internet cafes to take a massive open online course (MOOC). It’s no…
Focusing on entrepreneurship alone won’t help young Ugandans out of poverty. Nicola Banks

Starting a new business is not the answer for most of the world’s poor

The UK has been named the top performer in Europe when it comes to entrepreneurs and fourth in the world, behind the US, Canada and Australia. Indeed, the top ten best performers are dominated by high-income…
Wrinkles in the EU plan to drive innovation? Giampaolo Squarcina

Europe’s bid for investment could be bad news for big oil

The European Union might just have made a historically important statement of intent, aimed at laying the foundations to boost investment in the EU as a driver of full recovery and long-term growth. That’s…
Brand Beckham. Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Four things Posh Spice can teach budding entrepreneurs

Victoria Beckham has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by Management Today. She topped their list of 100 successful entrepreneurs thanks to her fashion company’s turnover, which has grown from £1m to…

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