Archive for the ‘Ethiopia’ category

Ethiopian tech hub making life easier for entrepreneurs

It is an uphill battle for Ethiopia’s young tech entrepreneurs.

Ethiopia’s banking industry slowly evolving

Ethiopia’s financial services industry is one of the least developed in the region.

Chef wants to put Ethiopian cuisine on global map with cooking show

How we made it in Africa talks to chef Yohanis Hailemariam.

Start-up snapshot: Database of construction industry professionals

Kinehintsa is a database of buildings, service providers and professionals in the construction industry in Ethiopia.

‘Business school wasn’t going to teach me to run a business in Ethiopia’

How we made it in Africa talks to entrepeneur Abai Schulze.

Start-up snapshot: Manufacturing electrical hardware in Ethiopia

“The biggest risk is Chinese manufacturers.”

Pizza vs injera: Selling Italian food in Ethiopia

Selling pizza in a country where traditional foods are very popular is no easy task.

Meet the Boss: Dr Mohammed Nuri, CEO, Medtech Ethiopia

“When I am out of the office I forget about stuff. I have another life.”

Ethiopia: Ambitions to become a global force in leather production

Ethiopia’s leather industry is increasingly attracting investment.

Lessons from launching a frozen yogurt store in Ethiopia

Yogurt-Inn is the first frozen yogurt store in Ethiopia.

Start-up snapshot: Wind power to improve rural electrification in Ethiopia

Kenefas Energy Solution seeks to design and manufacture micro wind turbines that generate up to 1KW for use in rural areas.

Doctor-turned-entrepreneur bullish about Ethiopia’s healthcare sector

How we made it in Africa talks to Dr Mohammed Nuri, founder and CEO of Medtech Ethiopia.

Businessman Saleh Nasreddin upbeat about Ethiopia’s food industry

Saleh Nasreddin’s journey in business.

Start-up snapshot: Co-founder of Ethiopia’s Addiscan discusses his business

Our best strategy has been to approach businesses and demonstrate our product.

Meet the Boss: Saleh Nasreddin, founder, NAS Foods, Ethiopia

“In Africa, everything is good business. You just have to plan well, work hard and do it right.”