On Saturday, October 14th, 2017, StartUpAfrica hosted its Annual Entrepreneurship Conference at American University, Washington, D.C. The event is our organization’s uniquely comprehensive event that is the result of the coordinated efforts of a diverse group of professionals and entrepreneurs. The conference has established itself as an important forum for
New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer met with high school student entrepreneurs from Kenya. He spoke to them in Swahili, something the students weren’t expecting. The young entrepreneurs competed in the University of Delaware Horn Program’s Diamond Challenge.
Although the students didn’t win the competition, they made it to the
Congratulations! Your school team has successfully been registered for the Diamond Challenge Africa for High Schools Entrepreneurs. You are therefore required to prepare your team (s) to submit written concepts that will be reviewed and selected to participate in the next DCA National Pitch Competition scheduled to take place
A delegation from the country of Kenya visited DSU on July 11 to explore a possible future partnership relationship with Delaware’s only HBCU.
DSU President Harry L. Williams met with representatives of Kenya’s county government of Nyandarua – which included Gov. H.E. Daniel Waithanka Mwangi – to connect DSU’s
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On Saturday, October 17, 2015, StartUpAfrica held its annual Entrepreneurship Conference and Awards Gala in New Castle, DE. We incorporated suggestions generated from previous conferences and were pleased to offer more industry specific sessions, more access to the session panelists (during and post conference)—and success stories. Participants came from several
Erastus Mong’are was in Kenya during the post-election crisis in 2007. He witnessed firsthand the utter violence that infamously ripped, gauged and burned its way through his home country’s social, political and economic fiber. Yet, somewhere within that chaos, Mong’are found inspiration.
“I met a group of young people who were in support of the
Kenya’s Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat Acting Director General Prof. Gituro Wainaina and StartUp Africa Executive Director Erastus Mong’are sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in building youth entrepreneurship in the country.
Horn Program staff members travel to Kenya to support young entrepreneurs.
Following in the wake of President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Dan Freeman and Julie Frieswyk from the University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship visited Kenya where they work