This guide is intended to make you understand the work of entrepreneurship support structures that are building, brick by brick, the foundations of the West African entrepreneurial ecosystem, in
partnership with other existing stakeholders. From Dakar to Lagos, from Ouagadougou to Accra, you will discover these key players in Africa’s economic development. These institutions are passionately
supporting the emergence of innovative startups in Africa and igniting the local dynamics necessary for innovation and competitiveness.
The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in this work do not necessarily reflect the views of the World Bank Group, the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, the Afric’innov Program,
Bond’innov, nor their boards of directors and donors.