15 Apr Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

Today the African Leadership Academy alongside MasterCard Foundation hosted the Very Young Entrepreneur Education and Acceleration Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The summit, which hosts young entrepreneurs, their parents and teachers, investors and policymakers, aims to encourage the attendants on how to harness a culture of entrepreneurship amongst young people on the African continent. The summit will also hold discussions around possible new policy positions that African governments and private corporates can adopt in promoting entrepreneurship amongst the youth.
Africa Dialogue spoke to:
• Josh Adler, vice president of Global Programs at the African Leadership Academy.
• Karidas Tshintsholo, a young entrepreneur.
• Elizabeth Bintliff, CEO of Junior Achievement, Africa.
• Eric Osiakwan, co-founder of Angel fair Africa and managing partner at Chanzo Capital.
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