Predictions 2017: Mara Group & Mara Foundation founder Ashish J Thakkar

2016 has been a monumental year for Mara Group & Mara Foundation. Not only have we launched a number of…

Supportive policies prop up Rwanda in inaugural Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index

Easy access to finance and supportive business-oriented policies that drive growth have propelled Rwanda as one of the top countries…

Namibia tops African countries in Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index

Namibia tops African countries ranked tops in Africa in the inaugural Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index . The index…

The UK’s the fifth most entrepreneurial country in the world

The UK's the fifth most entrepreneurial country in the world . The UK is better at fostering entrepreneurial talent than…

How Jordan’s refugee camps became hubs of sci-fi tech and booming business

How Jordan's refugee camps became hubs of sci-fi tech and booming business? While much of the focus in the last…

The Innovative Spirit among Refugees and Entrepreneurs

The Innovative Spirit among Refugees and Entrepreneurs Over several days in mid-August, members of the United Nations Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs…

Why do we still make it so hard to be a female entrepreneur ?

The only thing harder than being an entrepreneur is being a female entrepreneur. Despite all the blood, sweat and tears…

Female entrepreneurs: The key to sustained global economic growth

The key to sustained global economic growth . Investing in female entrepreneurs is not just about checking off a box on…

Lessons in entrepreneurship, from two of Africa’s most successful business leaders

Lessons in entrepreneurship, from two of Africa’s most successful business leaders This article is part of the World Economic Forum…

Beyond Expectations : Inside the Mara Group with Ashish J Thakkar

Beyond Expectations : Inside the Mara Group with Ashish J Thakkar With one of Africa’s fastest growing businesses, an office…