Access Free Capital to Start your Business.

Have you tried borrowing your father about 200 USD to set up a Play Station in your hood? I know the response you got and it was not very inspiring. In my previous article, I introduced us to different ways of financing a start-up business. I also had a bias towards venture capital and angel […]

Why you should not apply for a Bank Loan.

In 2016, I decided to start an events and adventure business. I even went further and organized three adventure tours in a space of three years. As much as it was a promising venture, one based on a personal interest in travel, I did a shoddy job at it. It is worth noting in this […]

Green Energy: The Solar Powered Tuktuk.

Africa is rising. Change is happening. Dreams are being achieved. We met 29 year old Gorata Benkesa from Botswana who is changing the discourse in the technology and business industry. Here is what she has to say. Tell us about yourself and your project. My name is Gorata Benkesa Tshomane. I come from Botswana. I […]

Startup Principles for an African Business.

In last week’s article, we touched on several startup actions and the principle of Lean Startup. Be sure to read the piece so as to get the flow. So how has been January? We are almost done with the planning and strategizing for the year. Talk to me about the experiences so far. How about […]

Tips on Starting Your Own Million Dollar Company.

  I am personally loving this Series on Start-ups because besides sharing with you the little I got, it is rolling simultaneously with an idea that I am implementing. I feel that Start-ups require people of thick skins and undying spirits. It is not enough to just be in love with the notion of self-employment […]

Why you need to own a Start-up Company this Year.

Last month I focused on Life after Campus in a series that shed light on the first year after leaving school. We had a good time with 2018 graduates; most sent me messages with insightful comments which led to impactful conversations. If you haven’t gone through the series kindly go a page back and have a […]