In the Media: Darlene Menzies and FinFind at the World Economic Forum

Darlene Menzies of FinFind was nominated by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the best emerging female technology executives.

WEF said its second annual search for Africa’s best women technology entrepreneurs had discovered “a wealth of female entrepreneurial talent in the region”.

Six of these entrepreneurs have been chosen to participate at the forum on Africa 2017 being held in Durban from Wednesday to Friday, May 3-5, under the theme “Achieving inclusive growth through responsive and responsible leadership”.

Africa’s female tech entrepreneurs “point to a bright future”

If Africa’s burgeoning young population holds the key to the region’s economic fortunes the future looks bright, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said in a statement on Tuesday, on the eve of the opening of its annual Africa meeting.

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Nigeria and South Africa top the list of WEF’s female innovators in Africa for 2017

The 27th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa is currently taking place in Durban, South Africa from the 3rd to 5th of May 2017. The winners of the WEF 2017 search for the top female innovators in Africa have been selected and they will be contributing to discussions and generating action plans – that will boost entrepreneurship in Africa. In this second edition, six winners were selected as opposed to five winners selected last year. South Africa and Nigeria had two winners each while Kenya and Uganda also had one winner each.

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Nigeria and South Africa top the list of WEF’s female innovators in Africa for 2017

The 27th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa is currently taking place in Durban, South Africa from the 3rd to 5th of May 2017. The winners of the WEF 2017 search for the top female innovators in Africa have been selected and they will be contributing to discussions and generating action plans – that will boost entrepreneurship in Africa. In this second edition, six winners were selected as opposed to five winners selected last year. South Africa and Nigeria had two winners each while Kenya and Uganda also had one winner each.

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Nigeria and South Africa top the list of WEF’s female innovators in Africa for 2017

The 27th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa is currently taking place in Durban, South Africa from the 3rd to 5th of May 2017. The winners of the WEF 2017 search for the top female innovators in Africa have been selected and they will be contributing to discussions and generating action plans – that will boost entrepreneurship in Africa. In this second edition, six winners were selected as opposed to five winners selected last year. South Africa and Nigeria had two winners each while Kenya and Uganda also had one winner each.

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Nigeria and South Africa top the list of WEF’s female innovators in Africa for 2017 – Financial news Nigeria

The 27th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa is currently taking place in Durban, South Africa from the 3rd to 5th of May 2017. The winners of the WEF 2017 search for the top female innovators in Africa have been selected and they will be contributing to discussions and generating action plans – that will boost entrepreneurship in Africa. In this second edition, six winners were selected as opposed to five winners selected last year. South Africa and Nigeria had two winners each while Kenya and Uganda also had one winner each.

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Women have more advantage over men, says top SA female entrepreneur

Women in South Africa have more of an advantage over men when it comes to starting a business because of the large number of business support programmes available to them, says a top SA female entrepreneur.

Finfind CEO Darlene Menzies has been selected along with five other women by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the continent’s top female entrepreneurs.

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Africa: Best African Female Tech Entrepreneurs Named –WEF

By Njabulo Buthelezi in Durban

Durban — TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African region have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa. South Africa’s Darlene Menzies, whose FinFind innovation aims to remove a major bottleneck to Africa’s growth, and Aisha Pandor, whose SweepSouth has created employment opportunities for 3 000 domestic cleaners since it was founded in June 2014, have been selected.

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Women drive innovation in Africa

The World Economic Forum has identified the region’s best new female technology entrepreneurs.

The search was initiated to demonstrate the positive role that women are playing in helping drive growth, create employment and prepare the region for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Of the hundreds of entries received during the search, judges selected just six laureates.

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Six Women Tech Entrepreneurs Featuring At The World Economic Forum On Africa

The annual World Economic Forum on Africa will see a selection of impressive women tech entrepreneurs taking center stage in Durban, South Africa, with the aim of showcasing the wealth of entrepreneurial talent available on the continent.

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Today’s Top Entrepreneurship and Business Stories (3 May)

#WEFAfrica2017 celebrates African Female Tech Entrepreneurs, Universal Partners Invests £15mln Into UK Dental Business, and more

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WEF: best African female tech entrepreneurs named

DURBAN, (CAJ News) – TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African region have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa.

South Africa’s Darlene Menzies, whose FinFind innovation aims to remove a major bottleneck to Africa’s growth, and Aisha Pandor, whose SweepSouth has created employment opportunities for 3 000 domestic cleaners since it was founded in June 2014, have been selected.

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WEF: best African female tech entrepreneurs named

DURBAN, (CAJ News) – TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African region have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa.

South Africa’s Darlene Menzies, whose FinFind innovation aims to remove a major bottleneck to Africa’s growth, and Aisha Pandor, whose SweepSouth has created employment opportunities for 3 000 domestic cleaners since it was founded in June 2014, have been selected.

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WEF: best African female tech entrepreneurs named

DURBAN, (CAJ News) – TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African region have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa.

South Africa’s Darlene Menzies, whose FinFind innovation aims to remove a major bottleneck to Africa’s growth, and Aisha Pandor, whose SweepSouth has created employment opportunities for 3 000 domestic cleaners since it was founded in June 2014, have been selected.

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WEF: best African female tech entrepreneurs named

From NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African region have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa. South Africa’s Darlene Menzies, whose FinFind innovation aims …

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