Archive for the ‘Entrepreneur watch’ category
When a young Ugandan orphan had to cut short her high school education, she swore she would take a stand. And she did.
Adam Nelson’s company offers a local cloud service to African firms.
Founder of artistic creation company Ali Omar talks about his budding business on the Kenyan island of Lamu.
Kenyan entrepreneur Tony Kibagendi shares his lessons about growing and diversifying businesses.
A self-proclaimed hustler, this Kenyan entrepreneur tells how he loves to solve problems with technology.
The Mubser prototype uses RGB imaging and infrared depth data to help blind people to imagine their surroundings.
Kenyan firm 3G Direct Pay plugged a hole in the travel sector by providing a platform for online commerce.
Kenya’s Heshan de Silva believes in investing in businesses that will make a difference.
“We have what it takes to take on the big guys and beat them at their own game.”
Investing in and empowering his employees has allowed this entrepreneur to focus on growing his business.
“Entrepreneurship is a process,” says Domitila Silayo, second runner up for the 2013 Anzisha Prize.
By building toilet and shower facilities David Kuria’s Ecotact has greatly improved hygiene in informal settlements.
Fashion designer Lilly Alfonso has gained local and international recognition for her African prints and designs.
Ndumiso Madlala has launched South Africa’s first black-owned and locally brewed beer.
Mara Group boss advises businesspeople to be humble and stay focused.