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Here’s how MIT is backing African entrepreneurship

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of the most renowned universities globally, and through its Sloan School of Business it is having an impact on Africa as well.

The Sloan School of Business provides its students and entrepreneurs with a number of programmes and fellowships that provide them with the resources and support necessary to launch startups and solve business problems.

Adetayo Bamiduro, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Metro Africa Express (MAX) and a Legatum Center Fellow at MIT Sloan, and Tunde Alawode, co-founder and chief operating officer (COO) of DOT Learn, who participated in MIT Sloan programmes such as Legatum Seed Grants and the Trust Center’s Delta V Accelerator, are two of the African entrepreneurs that have benefitted from MIT’s assistance.

Read the full article at Disrupt Africa