She Leads Africa Unveils Its Top 10 Entrepreneur 2014 Finalists

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She Leads Africa presents its top 10 finalists for the 2014 Entrepreneur Showcase. Contestants were selected from 380 applications from more than 27 countries, and these young entrepreneurs represent the best young female entrepreneurs across Africa. And guess what, four Nigerian brands made it to the finals.

They along with others will present their businesses to a panel of esteemed business leaders, investors from leading venture capital firms, and the media on September 20th in Lagos and compete for more than $30,000 in cash and prizes.

Take a look at their summarized profile below:

1. Afrocentric Bamboo Limited – Kumasi, Ghana

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Afrocentric Bamboo Limited designs, develops, and markets bamboo bikes and frames and related products and services.

2. Banke Kuku Textiles – London, United Kingdom

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Banke Kuku Textiles designs African inspired luxury fabrics and accessories for the fashion, interiors and soft furnishings markets

3. Fashpa – Lagos, Nigeria

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Fashpa.com is an online retailing platform, dedicated to providing African consumers with access to fashion and lifestyle brands.

4. Lizzie’s Creations – Abuja, Nigeria

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Lizzie’s Creations develops mobile and web applications uniquely aimed at the development and education of women and children in Africa.

5. Loue 1 Voiture (Book 1 Car) – Casablanca, Morocco

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Loue 1 Voiture is the first online platform that enables you to reserve a car from big and small car hire companies in Morocco.

6. Mamelette – Lagos, Nigeria

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Mamalette is a website and information portal dedicated to the needs of Nigerian parents and parents to be.

7. MKP Fast Foods – Johannesburg, South Africa

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MKP Fast Foods creates youth employment in SA by operating a low cost, scalable mobile kitchen for a growing chicken brand, Galito’s.

8. Night Bus – Johannesburg, South Africa

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Night Bus is a safe, cool way of getting around town at night. We enrich the party experience by bringing people closer to brands they love.

9. Rare Customs – New York, USA

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Rare Customs connects SME’s to emerging African tourism and investment trends.

10. Thandos – Lagos, Nigeria

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Thandos provides a platform that empowers aspiring African artists to design women’s fashion footwear that is comfortable, convenient and affordable

Whoop whoop, our Nigerian brands are making us proud! May the best entrepreneur win…

Photo Credit: Bellanaija

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