Grow your business

The course on ‘Grow your business’ is aimed at startup founders who are looking to scale their operations when they are getting traction for their product or service.

One module breaks down the different types of business models to consider, and the other module focuses on ways to build traction and grow the customer base.

Each module has a number of learning resources, which include:
• Theoretical breakdowns where concepts are introduced – relevant to the African context.
• Videos of leading business professionals, entrepreneurs and investors, sharing expert advice,
• Quizzes where you’ll be challenged to apply what you have learnt,
• Useful downloadable templates and documents.


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Expert insights

The following experts are sharing their insights in this course:

  • Profile picture of Vusi Thembekwayo
    Vusi Thembekwayo

    Watermark Afrika Fund
    Johannesburg, SA

  • Profile picture of Rebecca Enonchong
    Rebecca Enonchong

    Douala, Cameroon

  • Profile picture of Wim van der Beek
    Wim van der Beek

    Goodwell Investments
    Cape Town, SA

  • Profile picture of Aaron Fu
    Aaron Fu

    Nest Africa
    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Profile picture of Dotun Olowoporoku
    Dotun Olowoporoku

    Starta Advisory
    Lagos, Nigeria

  • Profile picture of Viola Llewellyn
    Viola Llewellyn

    Maryland, USA

  • Profile picture of Fatoumata Ba
    Fatoumata Ba

    Abidjan, Ivory Coast

  • Profile picture of Stephen Haggard
    Stephen Haggard

    Eneza Education
    London, UK

  • Profile picture of Russell Southwood
    Russell Southwood

    Balancing Act
    London, UK

  • Profile picture of Simeon Ononobi
    Simeon Ononobi

    Lagos, Nigeria

  • Profile picture of Peter Allerstorfer
    Peter Allerstorfer

    Silvertree Capital
    Cape Town, SA

  • Profile picture of Ike Eze
    Ike Eze

    Lagos, Nigeria

  • Profile picture of Justin Spratt
    Justin Spratt

    Uber Africa
    Johannesburg, SA

  • Profile picture of Sylvie Dalode
    Sylvie Dalode

    Strategic Bridges
    London, UK

Creators of the course

The theoretical content (intro videos of each module) is produced by:
Ben White

Ben White

The Netherlands

Ben White has been venturing in the African technology and media space since 2003. Involved in multiple startups, Ben is also the cofounder of AfriLabs, a pan-African network of innovation hubs, and the African Business Angel Network (ABAN). Ben is on the board of ActivSpaces and in 2007 he founded VC4A.

Andile Masuku

Andile Masuku

African Tech Roundup
South Africa

Andile Masuku is a Zimbabwean broadcaster and entrepreneur based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He produces and presents a portfolio of popular audio podcasts — including ‘the African Tech Round-up’, as well as developing and executing content strategy and tactical media plays for leading companies.

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3 hours
French, Arabic, Somalia
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