Attitude is a decision, and it is also a learned behaviour, requiring discipline and energy to sustain — Jim Afremow, The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive.

I don’t know Hassan Mwakinyo, and I won’t pretend I do, but the few hours we had together in Montpellier were priceless. Champions and successful business people have a lot in common. It all starts with the “mindset”. So many people have talked a lot about the importance of “…

Let’s Talk Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and The Future of Africa.

This is the Season One of the Afruturist Podcast, The Diary of The Hub Manager. I’m discussing with movers and shakers of African innovation and technology entrepreneurship. This is a conversation with Sheilah Birgen, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), The Cord.

Sheilah Birgen — Chief Executive Officer (CEO), The Cord.

Sheilah is among the active players of the Kenya Startup…

Let’s Talk Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and The Future of Africa.

This is the Season One of the Afruturist Podcast, The Diary of The Hub Manager. I’m discussing with movers and shakers of African innovation and technology entrepreneurship. This is a conversation with Michael Oluwagbemi, Cofounder and Executive Partner, LoftyInc Allied Partners.

Michael Oluwagbemi — Cofounder and Executive Partner, LoftyInc Allied Partners

Michael is among the earliest pioneers of the African…

Let’s Talk Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and The Future of Africa.

Have you ever wondered what is happening in Somalia’s startup ecosystem? This is the Season One of the Afruturist Podcast, The Diary of The Hub Manager. I’m discussing with movers and shakers of African innovation and technology entrepreneurship. This is a conversation with Awil Osman, CEO of Silicon Horn, Somalia.

Awil Osman — CEO Silicon Horn Somalia

I’m writing this reflection after a question that I was asked by my good friend and former colleague, Paul Mandele, on why no successful startup stories are emerging from Tanzania.

I also used to think this was a valid question that requires an answer that consistently shows that nothing is happening in Africa until I started to question myself, “What is a successful African startup anyway?”. …

We had a fantastic Tech-Transfer Marketplace on 26th August 2021. Businesses from Denmark and Tanzania explored ways to collaborate in adopting new technology for efficiency and productivity. Thanks to our partners Access2Innovation and Sahara Ventures team.

Sahara Ventures partnered with Access2Innovation, a Danish non-profit and member-based organisation that aims to strengthen knowledge and development through commercial sustainable solutions targeting developing markets and relief aid, to matchmake Tanzanian SMEs with Danish technology companies. …

We live in a challenging world nobody cares about you or what you do. You are the biggest mistake to think you are essential and relevant. The moment you stop challenging yourself, that is the end of you.

Success isn’t for the faint-hearted people; success is for those who pursue greatness. They work hard day and night to achieve their dreams. They are not living in past victories and achievements. All they focus on is now. They worry less about tomorrow because tomorrow owes them nothing. …

Jumanne Rajabu Mtambalike

Entrepreneur, TZ Patriot, Loves Tech, Founder saharaventures.com, Project Management Consulting firm, Co-Founded saharasparks.com and Sahara Accelerator.

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