Emergent Entrepreneurship

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The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

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Michael Boezi
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A Tale of Two Generations: Parallel and Divergent Paths of a Family of Ethiopian Immigrant Entrepreneur

In this conversation between Drew Harris, The Emergent Entrepreneur Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Yoni Medhin, author of An Ethiopian Family's Journey of Entrepreneurship in the US: A Story of Determination, Resourcefulness, and Faith, they discuss how Yoni's entrepreneurial journey as a second generation immigrant was shaped by, but different from, his parents’ entrepreneurial journey as first generation immigrants.

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Michael Boezi
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Entrepreneurship in Places Unexplored

Dr Drew Harris outlines his vision for the stories and explorations of entrepreneurs who don’t fit the “norm”, who operate on the margins, or who face challenges that others don’t. 

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Drew Harris
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The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

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