This April, Mfonobong Nsehe from Forbes will be releasing the annual list of the top 30 young entrepreneurs in Africa. The list is gathered by using the following criteria: An entrepreneur under the age of 35, must be a citizen of an African country, business must be based in Africa, business must have revenue of at least $100,000 and be generating a profit. It’s an interesting indication of what is generally considered “successful” in the business world as so many young entrepreneurs struggle with the concept of success. Mfonobong Nsehe has some additional requirements from the entrepreneurs and is currently taking nominations via email and Twitter for this year’s list.
Some of the previous young entrepreneurs that have appeared on the prestigious list are: Lorna Rutto (EcoPost), Joel Mwale (Skydrop Enterprises) and Oluwaseun Osewa (Nairaland).
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