Why Join?

TOP REASONS BE A MEMBER OF AFRICA'S YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

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    Networking

    You will have Relationships with a respected panel of advisors and experienced entrepreneurs.

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    Loyalty Patronage

    You will have Loyalty patronage from A.Y.E global partners and Access to profitable investment opportunities

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    Access to Funding

    You will have Access to online business initiative programs and Access to funding for great business initiatives.

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    International Exposure

    You will have International exposure and global networking for your business. You will also have Coaching opportunities for business and career guidance.

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    Business Promotion

    Marketing by free advertisements and interview opportunities in A.Y.E. magazine. Also Free subscription to A.Y.E. magazine and newsletters.

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    Business savvy

    Free access to workshops to aid young entrepreneurs in starting and growing a business. Also a free access to Online networking with other successful entrepreneurs.

Be Part of the World’s Largest Entrepreneurship Network. Join Us Now

If you can ACHIEVE this much alone, How much MORE we can achieve TOGETHER

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Members spread across the 6 continents of the World and still growing daily

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So far we have offices across 10 countries in Africa, Europe & USA

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people empowered through our various programmes and conferences

We are dedicated to developing the next generation of outstanding African entrepreneurs, who will shape the economies and political landscapes of their home countries.

Connect your business to the biggest African business network, using our business empowerment initiative and program. Members across the globe also patronize one another, thus creating a flow of investment distribution in Africa. Members are guaranteed business visibility, recognition and patronage in Africa.

  • OUR MISSION

    Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Organization (A.Y.E.) unites and empowers young entrepreneurs in Africa to network socially and financially, thereby developing a generation of outstanding entrepreneurs. Our collective intellectual capital develops market-leading businesses and networks, to play a key role in raising African prosperity.

  • OUR VALUES

    Our business network is also committed to social entrepreneurship, by people who are passionate about addressing a range of social and environmental challenges, and by people inspired by our vision. With us you will find inspiring role models, powerful mentors, exiting new partners, social innovators, thought leaders, forward thinking investors and new friends.

  • OUR APPROACH & CULTURE

    At A.Y.E we aim at success and development of Africa’s budding entrepreneurs through mutual networking, and with established captains of industry. We use conferences, workshops and motivational talks to share practical information on how to continuously improve implementation, development and management of business initiatives.

Our History

EVOLVEMENT HISTORY OF AFRICA'S YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

2010 - 2011

Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs begins as a network of ambitious entrepreneurs in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2012 - Present

A.Y.E funded entrepreneurs across Africa, helping them start, grow and expand their businesses and contribute to the economic development of their countries

2013

The first ever Entrepreneurs Empowerment Conference Programme was held in Lagos, Nigeria empowering over 5,000 entrepreneurs across various trades.

2015

Establishment of the Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Program. Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Program is a series of initiatives created by the world’s largest entrepreneurship Network (A.Y.E) for the development and Empowerment of African Entrepreneurs.

2018

Launching of the Mission 1 Million Entrepreneurs (M1ME). Mission 1 Million Entrepreneurs aims at training and developing 1,000,000 African Entrepreneurs by 2025.

2019

Launching of the Entrepreneurs Trust Fund. Entrepreneurs Trust Fund is the First and Largest Entreprenuers Co-operative in the World that encourages members to consistently save.

2020

Establishment of the Entrepreneurship Village. Entrepreneurship Village vision and aim is to raise Africa’s Business Pillars that’ll change the economic landscape of the continent.

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Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo in a speech appraising the effort of A.Y.E in empowering young entrepreneurs across Africa.
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Team Leaders

EMPOWERING YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ACROSS AFRICA

Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs Organization leadership team has a long history of success in entrepreneurship, business management, and technology.

Summy Smart Francis

President / Founder

Ibada Ahmed

Vice President

Noxy Nkomonde

Secretary General

Joy Michael

Executive Director

Tagbo Agbazue

Director Strategy & Partnership

Horatious Fourie

International Relations

Jessica Mahlangu

Southern Africa Representative

Eje Ojeabulu

Regional Head – Europe

Lukman Ajasa

Regional Head – North America

Cynthia

Regional Head – East/ Central Africa

Kedir Ahmed

National Head – Ethiopia

Richard Zigah

National Head- Ghana

Olubunmi Oluwadare

National Head – Nigeria

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