Raw materials, innovation, culture … Africa is an inexhaustible source of wealth. From north to south and from west to east, foreign investors are working hand in hand with local entrepreneurs. This alliance is a safe bet for a continent that is counting heavily on the new generation to create the Africa of tomorrow.

Startup

Why not start your business in Africa? According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Sub-Saharan Africa has the most female entrepreneurs in the world and 75% of startups share a strong focus on new technologies with investments in this field doubling from 2013 to 2014.

Jumia, an emblematic company of Africa Internet Group (AIG) founded in 2012, is the first e-commerce website in Africa and currently covers the largest markets, both in terms of population and GDP. The group recently raised more than €75 million with Axa. Orange joined the investors in early April by injecting the same amount. We met the Chairman and CEO.

Jérémy Doutté (Jumia): "Africa is the new business frontier"

Jumia, an emblematic company of Africa Internet Group (AIG) founded in 2012, is the first e-commerce website in Africa and currently covers the largest markets, both in terms of population and GDP. The group recently raised more than €75 million with...

10-06-2016

After having studied international public law in both France and the United States, Fabrice Le Saché embarked on an entrepreneurial journey in the carbon finance industry in 2006. Today he leads the Aera group, a top contender in climate and financial engineering on the continent, with more than forty projects in twenty countries.

Fabrice Le Saché (Aera): "More than forty projects in seventeen countries have already benefited from our expertise"

After having studied international public law in both France and the United States, Fabrice Le Saché embarked on an entrepreneurial journey in the carbon finance industry in 2006. Today he leads the Aera group, a top contender in climate and financia...

23-06-2016

One foot in Europe, another in Africa. Created in 2013 by Jérémy Stoss and François Sevaistre and operational since early 2014, Afrimarket is the first e-commerce platform on the continent  aimed at two sorts of clients: the African diaspora and local clients.

Rania Belkahia: “Our hope is to facilitate the daily lives of our users”

One foot in Europe, another in Africa. Created in 2013 by Jérémy Stoss and François Sevaistre and operational since early 2014, Afrimarket is the first e-commerce platform on the continent aimed at two sorts of clients: the African diaspora and loca...

23-06-2016

Lazareff Le Bars is witnessing changes - the arrival of a new partner and the creation of an online platform dedicated to international project management which supports state/public authorities - that are helping Africa’s business environment to become more attractive. As a result, the firm has become a premier boutique firm, recognized for its arbitration-focused practice and international business on the African continent.

Benoît Le Bars (Lazareff Le Bars): “I believe that entrepreneurship will contribute to Africa’s economic growth”

Lazareff Le Bars is witnessing changes - the arrival of a new partner and the creation of an online platform dedicated to international project management which supports state/public authorities - that are helping Africa’s business environment to bec...

16-09-2016