Debbie Larry-Izamoje holds Msc. in management from UCL (University College London) and a BSc in Information management from the University of Sheffield. She is passionate about Africa and its underlying wealth of digital opportunities. In the following interview with StartUp Magazine, she talks about entrepreneurship and how she helps...
By Michael Karaimu, regional representative Faster Capital Entrepreneurship is increasingly being viewed as the only sure way to wealth creation. World renowned billionaires like Jeff Bezos(Amazon), Bill Gates(Microsoft), Warren Buffet(Berkshire Hathaway), Bernard Anault(LVMH), Mark Zuckerberg(Facebook), among others are all entrepreneurs having founded their own companies. While many countries today are facing...
Lean Africa Consultants is an advisory firm incorporated in Kenya in 2015 that offers project finance and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) advisory services in Africa. The firm brings together a driven team of experts from different fields that jointly deliver quality services to clients. It recently hosted the inaugural edition...
It is commonly accepted that the drivers of economic growth and long-term sustainability for emerging markets lie in the potential and effective development of the micro, small and medium enterprise sector. Africa has an estimated population of more than 1.3 billion people that’s growing at over 2 per cent...
As businesses look to resume operations, health and safety in the workplace is an area of growing concern.As a trailblazer for the future of work in Kenya, Ikigai Nairobi rises to the challenge of creating safe and inspiring workspaces for individuals and businesses.
Oracle today announced its Impact Technology Summit, hosted in Nairobi and geared towards driving awareness of emerging technologies and their impact on business. "Emerging technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain are changing the way companies do business at every level, across every function,...
Over 90% of world trade is in the hands of the international maritime shipping industry. Every year, it moves more than USD 4 trillion of goods. For shipping companies, there’s a lot of pressure to remain on schedule, protect the cargo ship and crew, and ensure profitability. And we can’t say...
By Elizabeth Berthe and Puneet Chopra (partners at MicroSave Consulting-MSC) Mt Elgon agricultural region FarmersDigital agricultural services can be valuable in multiple ways to the cultivating smallholders and a range of other stakeholders in the agriculture sector. However, these services are...
By Christine Mwelu Medical bills are one of the most significant financial burdens facing Kenyans in this modern era. This is partly due to the nature of the health care system in Kenya. Every year, thousands of Kenyans are pushed below the national poverty line due to direct medical bills....
By Steve Tzikakis, President EMEA South, SAP Senior business leaders often ask me what new technology they should be investing in to improve their customer experience and loyalty. The short answer is that technology may not always be the natural first step to...