About YEN Africa

The Young Entrepreneurs Network Africa is a networking platform that connects young innovative entrepreneurs to impact Africa.

We connect young aspiring and budding entrepreneurs to the knowledge, resources and social capital they need to succeed.

Our Vision

To be Africa's most successful community of transformational entrepreneurs

Our Mission

To connect young entrepreneurs to knowledge, resources and networking capabilities for business growth and sustainable economic development


We organize events and programs centered around entrepreneurship development that bring together highly-skilled and talented Entrepreneurs, Social Innovators, Industry Leaders and various other ecosystem stakeholders.

We are united around the idea of collaborative entrepreneurship: communicating, sharing, creating and developing innovative ideas to create economic wealth and push humanity forward.


Our definition of innovation is creating significant positive change in business and society. It is the specific instrument in entrepreneurship and the only way forward towards Africa's transformation.


Our mandate is to support and contribute to this act that endows resources the capacity to create abundance in all sectors of the economy.


We believe that every young entrepreneur has the potential to succeed with access to the right knowledge, resources and networking capabilities.


We believe in creating synergy, inspiring innovation, building capacity and establishing linkages that lead to sustainable positive impact in Africa.

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