Business creation remains complex in Africa, hence the need to be supported by an operational support organization.
In 25 African countries, the time to start a business is longer than 21 days (world average). However, many countries have been able to streamline the process (such as Cameroon and Morocco).
High taxes are a bottleneck for entrepreneurs
More than 50% of Africa’s urban population is online, mainly through a mobile phone.
Mobile penetration increased by 11% per year between 2008 and 2013.
By 2013, Africa had more than 800 million mobile subscribers.