News: Entrepreneurship

The first edition of IE University’s Africa Speaker Series “Digitizing Africa for the Future” a four-part series on the possibilities and benefits of digitization, featured leading […]

On March 4, 2020, the second edition of the IE Africa Center’s “African Solutions, Global Challenges” forum, took place at London’s Chatham House. SOAS University of […]

What is the role and value-add of the African diaspora when it comes to building the continent’s future? Can Africans in the diaspora build unicorns on […]

During the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, Felicia Appenteng and Begoña Gómez, the Chair and Executive Director of the IE Africa Center, met with the […]

IE Foundation and Junior Achievement Africa signed an MOU last December 6th in Accra, Ghana, to empower young entrepreneurs in the continent.  The signing took place […]

On 27 November 2019, Joseph Nkandu, Executive Director of NUCAFE and Fellow of IE Africa Center’s Social Innovators Retreat, will share his expertise, insights and experience […]

We sat down with Dina Sherif, Co-Founder/CEO, Ahead of the Curve (ATC) and Executive Director, MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, to discuss entrepreneurship and […]

Last month, IE held its first African Venture Day in Lagos, Nigeria. Focusing on growth and scalability in business, the event showcased startups dedicated to providing […]

IE is launching the first Digital Solutions Venture Day in Lagos, Nigeria – a cutting-edge, highly competitive program designed to identify and support start-ups that have […]

The IE Africa Center Social Innovators Retreat kicked off yesterday at IE University’s 14th century campus in Segovia. Featuring a cohort of nine social entrepreneurs from […]

Africa Month at IE

IE Africa Center hosted the Lagos edition of its event series African Solutions, Global Challenges on Tuesday 11 June 2019 at Eko Hotel Victoria Island. An […]

  The IE Africa Center recently held a forum in Accra, titled “African Solutions, Global Challenges.” The forum featured a rich intellectual discussion with speakers invited […]

IE University has been present on the African continent for over ten years. The most recent initiative, the IE Africa Center, seeks to change how upcoming […]

  On December 12, 2018, the IE Africa Center held the “Africa Solutions, Global Challenges” forum in Accra, Ghana. The event was designed to create a […]

The new generations tasked with leading family businesses must surpass a major hurdle: coming up with innovative processes to make their organizations competitive. It is a matter of life or death for these companies, which play a vital role in the economy due to the value they bring.

IE University is continuing its mission of driving innovation, education and development on the African continent. The IE Africa Center has been set up to empower […]

The IE Africa Center: IE University’s latest initiative to capture innovation on the continent Over the last 10 years, IE University has been developing innovative projects […]

The African continent is in the midst of a full-scale digital transformation, revealing a wealth of opportunity for new companies and entrepreneurs alike of untapped potential […]