How we made it in Africa spoke to fund managers to find out what they are looking for in prospective investees.
While Kenya’s tourism players are still pessimistic on whether the sector will be able to surpass last year’s earnings, attention has shifted to growing the domestic market, which is deemed to be more resilient.
Regina Ekiru speaks to John Waibochi, one of Kenya’s foremost tech entrepreneurs.
“I’m sure African entrepreneurs can make global impact. Having made money in Africa, African entrepreneurs can then go to address global issues.”
Regina Ekiru speaks to Ahmed Hashi about how he built Hashi Energy into a $50 million business.
Equity Bank chief executive James Mwangi has criticised entrepreneurs for taking an individualistic approach to business, describing it as “a major bottleneck in Africa”.
Richard Branson’s airline Virgin Atlantic may be losing money on its London-Nairobi route but that has not dampened the entrepreneur’s confidence in Kenya as an investment destination.
How we made it in Africa’s Regina Ekiru interviewed Nixon Ooko, operations director of low-cost airline Fly540.
How we made it in Africa’s Nairobi correspondent Regina Ekiru speaks to Eelco Benink, investment manager of InReturn Capital.
Regina Ekiru speaks to the founders of M-Farm, one of Kenya’s most well-known mobile phone based solutions for the agricultural sector.
How we made it in Africa’s Regina Ekiru chats with Rishi Khubchandani, the general manager for the Kenyan office of venture capital fund GroFin.
How we made it in Africa’s Regina Ekiru to talks to Su Kahumbu Stephanou, one of Kenya’s most successful organic farmers and the woman behind the award-winning iCow mobile application.
As an estimated 3.5 million people face starvation due to the worst drought in six decades, the debate around genetically modified (GM) foods rages on.
“I am more of a consultative manager. I talk a lot to staff. The staff know the solutions customers want, I do not. I am not a boardroom kind of leader.”
Telkom Kenya (operator of the Orange brand) CEO Mickael Ghossein speaks to Regina Ekiru about the state of the industry, challenges and the way forward.