The state of startup funding on the African continent

In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we’re looking at the state of startup funding on the African continent in light of Covid-19.

Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Okendo Lewis-Gayle, founder and chairman of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance (HEA), a network of educated young African entrepreneurs, who shares his insights.

The discussion explores the importance of business networks, the Harambeans Prosperity Fund, the challenges of operating a small business during the crisis, the flow of venture funds to Africa and an outlook for the continent’s economy going forward.