Chai Bora MD discusses the company’s plans and the benefits of having private equity investors on board.
Talking investment with CEO of Mkoba Private Equity Fund.
“Today we are making enough money to cover the company’s bills and support ourselves as well as pay for our university education.”
“If you like a job, give it your all. If you don’t, then don’t hang around.”
Benedict Tesha, owner of Jamaa Technologies, talks about the factors that led to his previous business’s collapse.
“It’s an exciting time in Africa and the internet is shifting the way we do business.”
“In Dar es Salaam there is a huge increase in the purchase of apartments,” says Mustafa Suleimanji, managing director for Lamudi in Tanzania.
Juabar has built a franchise network of micro-business owners who offer phone charging services.
“Be honest in your dealings. You will sleep well and will still make the money you require to live in this world.”
When Canadian Sandra Macdonald-Mulokozi moved to Tanzania 11 years ago, she craved a café where she would get good coffee and Wi-Fi. So she opened one.
Event-goers in Tanzania can now purchase tickets via their mobile phones using mobile money.
“The number of property agents that use the internet for business specifically is highest in Zimbabwe,” says Mustafa Suleimanji.
Tanzania social enterprise is helping children in East Africa improve their maths with interactive educational cartoon.
“Looking back, I’m happy my US visa was denied because it made me do something at home.”
“You need to appreciate most successful business people work really hard to get where they are.”