11. Vere Shaba, 29, South Africa
Founder: Shaba & Ramplin Green Building Solutions
Shaba & Ramplin Green Building Solutions is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm specializing in engineering, green buildings and interiors services. The company uses the Integrated Green Design approach in engineering.
12. Thomas Duncan, 28, Namibia
Anticor is a water treatment and chemical specialist company based in Windhoek, Namibia. The company specializes in products for the agricultural, commercial, domestic and industrial markets.
13. Wesley Beneke, 29, South Africa
Founder: WCB Construction
The company employs 40 permanent staff, has in excess of 150 contract staff and has deals worth over $12 million. The Western Cape government and the South African Roads Agency are among his clients.
14. Anita Adetola Adetoye, 26, Nigeria
Founder: Anita Brows Beauty
The Irish-Nigerian professional makeup artist, beauty educator, and entrepreneur is the founder of Anita Brows Beauty based in Lagos which employs 13 people and sells several sold-out makeup classes in Europe, the US and East Africa.
15. Akinwande Durojaye, 28, Nigeria
JustBrandt is a printing, branding and advertising agency competing with larger companies in Nigeria. Coupled with his other company, FixMyRide, Durojaye hires 13 full-time staff and about 210 contracted drivers and turns over $1.2 million each year.
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