Top 10 Finalists For She Leads Africa Entrepreneur Showcase Announced

The Top 10 finalists

She Leads Africa has announced their top 10 finalists for the 2014 Entrepreneur Showcase to represent the best young female entrepreneurs across the continent. This comes after over 380 applications from 27 countries, only 10 entrepreneurs were chosen as finalists for the She Leads Africa competition.

The top 10 applicants will pitch their business ideas on 20th September in front of a panel of notable business personalities in Lagos and compete for more than $30,000 in cash and prizes.

The finalists are: 

Afrocentric Bamboo Limited  (Kumasi, Ghana)

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

Banke Kuku Textiles (London, United Kingdom)

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

Fashpa – Lagos (Nigeria) is an online retailing platform, dedicated to providing African consumers with access to fashion and lifestyle brands.

Lizzie’s Creations – (Abuja, Nigeria)
Lizzie’s Creations develops mobile and web applications uniquely aimed at the development and education of women and children in Africa.

Loue 1 Voiture - Book 1 Car ( Casablanca, Morocco)

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

Mamelette (Lagos, Nigeria)

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

MKP Fast Foods (Johannesburg, South Africa)

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

Night Bus  (Johannesburg, South Africa)
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.

Rare Customs (New York, USA)

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

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

Congratulations for making it to the top 10. Good luck. 

Photo Credit: She Leads Africa 
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