What Does Entrepreneurship Look Like in an African Context?

Get creative about data. Be resilient when the electricity cuts out or a supplier doesn’t deliver. These are two pieces of advice for doing business in developing countries from Hakeem Belo-Osagie, a Nigerian entrepreneur and investor. At an event at Yale SOM, he took questions from Professor Mushfiq Mobarak and students in the audience, covering the relationship between private and public sectors in Africa, the role of Chinese businesses on the continent, and lessons the developed world might take from the way business is done in Africa.