Top 10 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2018 | See List Here
There are many promising entrepreneurs of African descent, but this article will be focusing on the top 10 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa 2018. At the moment, African young entrepreneurs are taking more risks than ever before and in the process, building great and phenomenal businesses that help create jobs along the line. This list cuts across different sectors like agriculture, real estate, tech, fashion, and financial services. These great young minds are very eager to positively change the continent for the better and make it equals with her counterparts in the western hemisphere.
Top 10 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2018
In no particular order, meet the young entrepreneurs that are currently repositioning Africa and at the same time making a name for themselves.
The 25-year-old Tanzanian national founded Sultan By Foreman in 2017, a footwear brand that has become extremely popular among the Tanzanian population. He won the 2014 edition of Big Brother Africa and undoubtedly put the money into a very good use.
This 30-year-old Nigerian is the founder of BAU Executive Education that provides executive education programs to professionals, executives, and graduates looking to build their business and leadership skills. He is also the president of EduTech Nigeria, a tech company that works with higher institutions to automate the online lifecycle of students from the time of admission to graduation.
The 27-year-old Nigerian founded Fibre, a real estate booking start-up in Lagos. He is an MIT graduate and former Morgan Stanley Investment Bank analyst. Fibre is fast gaining popularity among the middle-income earners in Lagos State Nigeria.
The 30-year-old Kenyan national founded Wing It Nairobi, Kenya’s first wings-only Quick service restaurant. It is very successful and is bringing in 6-figures in revenue annually. it has actually raised about $75,000 from two investors for a minority stake in Kenya’s edition of Dragon’s Den.
The 27-year old South African national is the co-founder of Azimuth and the founder of Easy Solar, a for-profit enterprise with the mission to make clean energy available and affordable to off-grid communities in West Africa. Since its inception in 2016, Easy Solar has provided electricity to over 35000 people in Sierra Leone where above 80% of the country’s population currently live without electricity. Nthabiseng Mosia merits her spot on the list of the top 10 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa 2018.
The 33-year old Nigerian founded Krystal Digital, an educational technology company that specializes in the creation, development, and deployment of customized software applications for educational institutions in Nigeria. It has been adopted by more than 50 government-owned schools in Nigeria since its inception in 2010. Krystal Digital has over 150 employees and annual revenue of more than $3 million. He sure deserves a place among the top 10 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa 2018.
Jean Bosco Nzeyimana
He is a Rwandan national and founder of Habona Ltd, a company that provides waste management services and further process those waste into environmentally friendly fuels like biogas biomass briquettes. At the moment, Habona Limited is diversifying into the installations as well as the operation of clean power plants.
Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu
This 27-year old Nigerian founded Falgates, a rice farming, and milling company. The company produces approximately 15 tons of rice per day and also employs more than 180 people in the northern state of Kaduna in Nigeria. It is no fluke that he is on the list of the top 10 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa 2018.
This 22-year old Kenyan founded Beiless Group, a fast-growing digital marketing agency in Kenya. The company has handled marketing campaigns for more than 50 popular brands in Kenya. Syowia won the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneur Award in Kenya.
The 28-year-old Algerian is the founder of Sylabs, a startup accelerator in Algeria. The company combines startup art, technology, and entrepreneurship to promote creativity as well as talent development. Mallek sure deserves to be listed among the top 10 most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa 2018.