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Congratulations!


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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

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StartUpAfrica and Kenyan Delegation Meets With DSU President

StartUpAfrica and Kenyan Delegation Meets With DSU President


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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Blessed Coffee Wins StartUp Africa Entrepreneurship of the Year Award

Blessed Coffee Wins StartUp Africa Entrepreneurship of the Year Award


 
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Launch, Grow and Succeed: Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs Today


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

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StartUpAfrica seeing results despite lack of funding


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

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Prof. Gituro Wainaina and Erastus Mong’are sign as MOU


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.

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Kenya’s future innovators


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

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Senator Chris Coons – 2015 Entrepreneurship Conference and Gala


Senator Chris Coons Supports StartUp Africa 2015 Entrepreneurship Conference & Gala and invites you to attend on Saturday Oct 17th 2015 at Sheraton Hotel Wilmington South, Delaware.
This year’s event theme is Focus on Entrepreneurship today and into the future.
For event details visit StartUp Africa 2015 Conference &

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Kenyan High school students to compete in US entrepreneurship competition


StartUpAfrica is partnering with University of Delaware to offer a truly remarkable opportunity to high-school age students in Kenya. Through this program, young people will develop new business ideas, gain valuable knowledge & skills, and compete for a share of the Challenge’s prize pool.
Three teams from Shamata Girls High

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U.S. Senator Chris Coons congratulates Dr. Manu Chandaria


U.S. Senator Chris Coons congratulates Dr. Manu Chandaria, the winner of the prestigious 2015 StartUpAfrica Lifetime Achievement Award. It was given to Dr. Manu Chandaria on March 12, 2015 in Nairobi Kenya for his life-long commitment to youth empowerment through entrepreneurship. Dr. and Mrs. Chandaria have tirelessly committed their lives

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