Pan-African mentors coach entrepreneurs on how to scale across borders through effective marketing, competitive analysis and customer need identification.
Mentors must have experience in 2+ African economic zones and generally come with investor and professional services expertise.
During June and July, entrepreneurs continue the journey with “Most Likely to Succeed Across Africa".
Now you can be Somebody.
Our online mentoring system is convenient, anonymous and easy.
If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, academic or investor, we want to give you a chance to make a difference in an entrepreneur's life - and a bigger impact on Africa.
Read how these entrepreneurs are growing businesses and our economies across Africa.
Preventing produce loss for smallholder farmers
Renting E-books at a fraction of the cost for school children
Diagnosing patients in remote areas for quicker referrals
Recycling waste management into compost and fertilizers at a community-wide level
Building AI to teach electronic engineering to workers and next generation engineers
Collecting, sharing, and cross-financing medicines to bring down the cost
Expanding the animation industry across Africa for expanded employment
Producing housing bricks and sustainable fish farms which provide employment opportunities for dozens of single mothers
Providing relevant and impactful professional training to Arabic educators
Reducing infant mortality with an affordable invention
Harvesting the potential in the palms to transform returns for smallholder farmers
Keeping girls in schools by providing affordable sanitary pads
Diagnosing cancer and HepC through bio molecular technology at rural clinics
Creating products for the local and international market through a no-waste pumpkin process
Accessing adaptive & individualized education content as an alternative to expensive private tutoring.
Providing electric mini-cabs as a low cost, eco-friendly transportation option
Connecting blue-collar, informal workers to their customers through an accessible, adaptive technology
Tracking a bus user’s journey and contacting emergency teams in case of accidents
Connecting skilled workers with businesses on an accessible online platform
Free calling credit in exchange for targeted advertising
Bringing veterinary services to farmers in remote areas
Inventing efficient palm oil cultivation methods for farmers
Innovative process to collect and pelletize plastic products
Recycling paper to create jobs and save trees
Urban aquaponics system feeds cities and eliminates food transport
Creating animal feed while eradicating bio-mass and over-fishing
Creating new paper products and reducing impact on landfills
Safe and efficient cook stoves for schools
Technology innovation eliminates water waste
Artificial intelligence in drones protects marine ecosystems
Water and income for rural communities
Recycling motor oil as an alternative to expensive oil using technology
Community firefighting carts to save rural farms and peri-urban homes