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Vusi Thembekwayo and Akin Alabi Featured on Thumbs Up Thursday for African Young Entrepreneurs
Every Thursday we celebrate African entrepreneurs who are changing the narratives when it comes to how to do business in Africa.
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The Media Department of IABC Africa
21st May, 2021
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Akin Alabi is famed for being the brain behind Nigeria's first betting company NairaBET. Akin started his career as a marketer selling information products after a failed stint in agriculture. Every year he organizes Youth Enterprise Conference (YECO) where he and other self-made African entrepreneurs pour out their hearts, to the audience on how they made it in business.

Akin Alabi constantly encourages young Africans to become better through his impactful podcasts and his best-selling book “Small Business, Big Money”. He also speaks on various forums and platforms speaking to young Africans venturing into business.

 

Vusi Thembekwayo is an accomplished business mogul and global speaker. He is the founding CEO of MyGrowth Fund Venture Partners and also a private equity investor.

He is renowned for oratory prowess but his exploits in business make him a shining light to African entrepreneurs. He has been a catalyst for change in the way of doing business in Africa and has been at its forefront through his expertise in strategy, leadership, and sales.

Vusi has various platforms that encourage African innovation and he also provides funds for selected Africans. Truly, Vusi is helping African businesses grow.



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