Last month we kicked off our 5th anniversary celebrations as we took pitches from our larger community to win 555 new memberships.The membership giveaway officially closed by 2400hours WAT on the 31st of August, 2020. We received interest from over 400 prospective candidates and will be welcoming over 100 of these to Under 40 CEOs this September. Over the next 12 months, these new members will have access to mentorship by relevant business leaders, exposure on our media platforms, free access to our courses and events, business advisory and access to funding via our investment readiness programmes and investors network.
See some of our interesting pitches from Zambia, Cameroon, South Africa, Nigeria, Benin Republic and Ghana.
This September, we continue our 5th anniversary celebrations as we give away 50,500 copies of our book – Under 40 CEOs. How We Made It In Africa. Volume 1. The 200+ page book tells the stories of young African business leaders from South and West Africa and how they’ve built successful businesses on the continent.
To win a copy follow the steps in the 1-minute video below:
The Under 40 CEOs book giveaway is powered by the Platinum members of the Under 40 CEOs community.
We will like to use this medium to congratulate 2 of our Platinum members.
Akin Oyebode was recently sworn in as Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development in Ekiti State, Nigeria. See here.
la Brown of Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company recently launched a $1billion investment fund to invest in healthcare and wellness across the African continent. See story here.
Congratulations to these and other Platinum members who continue to push the envelope in our quest to build Africa into a continent of 1st world nations!
We launched Season 2 of Under 40 CEOs on our YouTube page on Monday the 13th of July, 2020 and will be releasing on a weekly basisa total of 52 episodes of inspiring young African business leaders who have built and are building businesses across various industries.
In August, we featured Olaotan Towry-Coker, CEO at Afritickets Nigeria; Nadia Uwamahoro, CEOat Data Systems Rwanda and Maite Makgoba, CEO at MommpyMpoppy South Africa; Mohammed Yussuf, CEO at Harlequin Aviation Nigeria and Adetola Juyitan, CEO at Glitz Group, Nigeria. Missed the episodes? Click here to watch.
In September we will be delivering 4 fresh episodes. Click here to set a reminder for the premiere(s).
As always, please note that we are committed to supporting you and your business to not only survive these times, but to thrive.
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