Starting a business at any age is tough, but being a young entrepreneur can be especially tricky. Fortunately Richard Branson has some tips for those starting their business ventures at a young age… "Don’t ever let other people use your age as an excuse to not take you seriously," the...
I had the opportunity to head over to Johannesburg, South Africa 2 weeks ago. I was selected as one of the 100 Brightest Young Minds in Africa 2017. Brightest Young Minds is an NGO that has been in existence for 16 years! Yes 16 imagine that. It was humbling and...
Sally Wangui is a really motivated young woman with achievements worth recognizing. She considers herself more of a self-made entrepreneur rather than a born entrepreneur. Born in a family where both her parents pursued their careers, she feels like an exception and that employment would limit her life from a...
When it dawned on her that she had a potentially life threatening tumor embedded in her abdomen, Joanne Muturi knew she had a decision to make: It was either LIFE or DEATH! She chose the former. The energetic, bubbly and enthusiastic lady fought tooth and nail and is extremely...
In 2014, sold all his personal items to start a real estate firm and moved in with a friend. He was not steered towards business by a particular person or mentor, his inner drive and yearning to venture into business vastly intrigued him. It was something inborn of which he...
This story appears in the January 4th, 2018 issue of Inversk. Subscribe His is an amazing story about bridging passion to profit: Safe Joe, he emerged among the finalists of The Blaze BYOB 2017. It captures the heart as it clearly reveals and touch on the aspect of many entrepreneurs...
This is a story of true transformation. One that brings a professional light and hope to a scarred industry from so many pyramid schemes that stems out now and then. People know Rebecca Muriu by her short name Becky. She has been through the entrepreneur rollercoaster for a while...
“A photographer never quits being one; a photographer will die a photographer”. This is where our interview begins. David Macharia, an entrepreneur, a mentor, a father and a photographer. Photography is the one decision that changed David’s entire life and it was a long journey to get to where he...
I am zippie mucheke, a financial blogger with zedthefinancialist.com, a blog site that I started 8 months ago. Now you may be wondering why finance? I mean I could blog about food, fashion, lifestyle travel but why finance? Well, I truly believe in the transformative power of financial education, inclusion and...
Hawking is one of the most notable businesses in Nairobi. We cannot ignore the fact that hawkers are amongst us and hawking is part of our lives. Ever thought of how they make their ends meet and continue to thrive on the streets?  Javan Wasike, a Bachelor of Commerce...