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CNN: African Start-Up

( 17 Episodes Available)

African Start-Up follows entrepreneurs in various countries across the continent to see how they are working to make their dreams become reality. It explores how they generate their ideas, formulate their business plans, raise capital and distribute their products.
From mobile apps in Ghana to fast food in Madagascar, being an entrepreneur is all about having a little faith in your product

SHOW #18

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 mins
African Start Up this month has a special focus on food: growing it, packaging it and serving it.

SHOW #17

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
African Start-Up features a footwear company stepping up its game in Ethiopia, an eco start-up using waste to create alternative timber, and a unique furniture showroom that double as a café.

SHOW #16

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
We go from Ethiopia, where a traditional handwoven cloth gets a makeover in the form of baby blankets, to Egypt, where an entrepreneur gives his love of street food a modern twist.

SHOW #15

CNN: African Start-Up
Release Date: 2016-05-13
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 min
We've got a special focus on business women; everything from a female-only gym outfit in Kampala to a founder of a chemical company setting out to conquer Africa from her lab in Durban.

SHOW #14

CNN: African Start-Up
Release Date: 2016-03-18
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 min
From frozen yogurt to video games, small businesses in Africa are looking to capitalize on a rapidly growing middle class with disposable income.

SHOW #12

CNN: African Start-Up
Release Date: 2015-11-20
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 min
African Start-Up goes to Nigeria and takes you inside the first annual Lagos Startup Week. Hundreds of established and new entrepreneurs converged in Lagos to share innovations, pitch ideas and get the latest information on how to market and grow their business.

SHOW #11

CNN: African Start-Up
Release Date: 2015-09-18
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 min
This episode on African Start-Up, a tour company gives visitors a unique way to experience Rwanda’s culture, a clothing line pays homage to the Maasai of Kenya, a Zambian entrepreneur turns cooking oil into biofuel - we take you up close to businesses changing the landscape in their countries.

SHOW #10

CNN: African Start-Up
Release Date: 2015-07-17
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 min
From education to tourism, small businesses in Africa are redefining industry in their communities.

SHOW #9

CNN: African Start-Up
Release Date: 2015-05-22
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Duration: 30 min
Armed with perseverance and a willingness to take risks, African entrepreneurs are drawing on their personal passions to fuel their business dreams.

SHOW #8

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Designers and craftsmen express their creativity through their works, but those with an entrepreneurial spirit try to turn that creativity into a successful business.

SHOW #7

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
African entrepreneurs take on the risks of starting unique ventures to reap the rewards of a successful business. We’ll meet seven business men and women from all over the African continent that are introducing innovative products and services to their communities.

SHOW #6

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
For entrepreneurs, it all starts with the inspiration that leads to a big idea.

SHOW #5

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
A designer leaves the security of her land management job to make jewellery, an online retail business struggles with the cost of the internet, and a cosmetic company works with farmers to source unique essential oils.

SHOW #4

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
African entrepreneurs are building new businesses and breaking new ground across the continent.

SHOW #3

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Building up a business is never easy but here in Africa the spirit to chase a dream is growing. Who are the people behind some of the continent’s new business start-ups?

SHOW #2

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
Who are the people behind some of Africa’s new business start-ups? They are determined self-starters giving it their all and aiming to turn dreams into money-making opportunities

SHOW #1

CNN: African Start-Up
Lang: English
Genre: Lifestyle
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