Morocco Young Promising Entrepreneurs (North Africa). Yasmine El Baggari, Moroccan Founder, Voyaj. 22 year-old Moroccan entrepreneur Yasmine El Baggari is the founder of Voyaj, an online platform that matches hosts and travelers who want to share an authentic, local experience. Voyaj, still in beta, allows members to create a profile that includes a video post…

 

Nigeria Young Promising Entrepreneurs (West Africa). Ogunlana Olumide & Chukwuwezam Obanor, Nigerian Founders, PrepClass. Olumide and Obanor, both 24, are the founders of Prepclass – a Nigerian academic solutions provider offering online test prep software, full-length tests, and a Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) experience similar to that of Nigerian university pre-entry exams. PrepClass also provides…

 

Malawi Young Promising Entrepreneurs (Southern Africa). Rachel Sibande, Malawian Founder, mHub. 30-year-old Sibande of Malawi is the founder of her country’s first technology hub. mHub, which she launched in November 2013, is an incubator for technology startups with a special focus on building young technology entrepreneurs through training, skills development and mentorship. Being the first…

 

Kenya Young Promising Entrepreneurs (East Africa). Eugene Mbugua, Kenyan Founder, Young Rich TV. The 25-year-old Kenyan is the founder of one of Kenya’s most successful television production companies. His company, Young Rich Television Limited, produces two of Kenya’s most popular TV programmes – ‘Young Rich’ – a weekly show that profiles young, successful Kenyan entrepreneurs,…

 

Cameroon Young Promising Entrepreneurs (Central Africa). Vanessa Zommi, Cameroonian. Founder, Emerald Moringa Tea. When her mother was diagnosed of diabetes, Zommi, 21, set out to find alternative treatments to keep her mother healthy. She soon discovered the medicinal moringa oleifera tree which grew in her region, and discovered that the moringa leaves could reduce blood…