Inspiration .

Education .

By Isabel dos Santos .

5 books for young entrepreneurs

A book is something that inspires and builds us. The right book can change our path and be transformational in our lives. A future manager and entrepreneur can and should seek to deepen his knowledge and insight in the world of literature.

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Interviews .

Zap Viva .

By Isabel dos Santos .

Women can change the world

Women can change the world. It was with this conviction that more than 200 business people gathered in Lisbon around the subjects of mobility and innovation. A reflection promoted by the Federation of Female Entrepreneurs of CE-CPLP (Business Confederation of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries), which was attended by Engineer Isabel dos Santos.

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Inspiration .

Young Talent .

By Isabel dos Santos .

Empowering the next generation of African champions

The world population has never had so many young people. This is the largest generation of young people the world has ever seen. Therefore, there is enormous human potential. We must believe in this generation, give them the tools to exceed themselves and do things they never thought possible.

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Work .

Entrepreneurship .

By Isabel dos Santos .

To be an entrepreneur in Africa

Entrepreneurship in Africa is becoming more and more vibrant. Yesterday we didn’t even recognise the faces or names of the African entrepreneurs. They are now familiar faces that are recognised around the world and have become a model to follow. I believe that success creates success and many more Africans will end up joining this great family.

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Inspiration .

Round Table .

By Isabel dos Santos .

To lead is to serve

I was privileged to meet a group of young students at the University of Warwick who were truly passionate by the idea of development on the African continent. Together we shared our concerns and dreams, but most of all the commitment to ensure Africa fulfils its full potential.

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Inspiration .

Starting your Business .

By Isabel dos Santos .

5 steps to starting a business

To create a business is to generate value and, with that, to build a better world. Each time we set up a well-structured project that generates positive results we are moving the world one step further along, and all our lives with it. I believe that Africa will be the next great stage of business development. It could not be any other way.

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Talks .

Warwick University .

By Isabel dos Santos .

We can only fight poverty by creating opportunities

I shared my vision for Africa with the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders at the University of Warwick, UK. My dream is that one day Africa will fulfil its destiny and become a continent of peace, democracy and prosperity.

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Talks .

BUSINESS FOR AFRICA AND THE WORLD .

By Isabel dos Santos .

Our role within Africa

We have to look what are the different strengths that African countries have and how can we position our countries in a way that we can be collaborative. So it’s about recognising which is going to be our role within Africa and which will be our role within the world. Then us businessmen translating into real opportunities of business.

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Talks .

LBS Africa Business Summit .

By Isabel dos Santos .

Thinking the future

We need to have people that are educated, who now realize that agriculture is a money maker, is an opportunity and that we can make money out of it. The tendency for local business, once they have a guarantee to off-take, is to grow. If these are good entrepreneurs, active and full of energy, they should be growing their business.

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Talks .

London School of Economics .

By Isabel dos Santos .

What’s the next big thing?

The vision for Luanda’s future should start now as a city whose population will double in ten years’ time and reach 13 million inhabitants. In this matter it is key to listen local communities.

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