The African Angle – The Rise and Perils of West African Startups

The African Angle resizeDespite the attention paid to Africa’s successful entrepreneurs and the international funders that support them, many African startups face a host of obstacles, which hinder their success and profitability in “The African Angle” blog, Raindolf Owusu argues both local government and foreign investors must restructure the way they distribute guidance and aid.

 

However,  despite the attention paid to Africa’s successful entrepreneurs and the international funders that support them, many African startups face a host of obstacles, which hinder their success and profitability. Before we can have the next Microsoft in Africa, such challenges must be addressed.

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The African Angle, an initiative of The Africa-America Institute, Fireside Research, and World Policy Journal, seeks to amplify the voices of contemporary African thought leaders speaking on issues of global concern. The views and opinions expressed in the blogs are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of The Africa-America Institute.

 

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