Philip Chard started a business out of his passion for African Hip Hop Music. Point Black is a Digital Marketing Company that helps organizations find innovative ways to speak to young Africans across the world, and to promote African art and culture. This is a story about Philip’s entrepreneurial journey.
Yakutti, Inc. is working to bridge the gap for designers and creatives to access new and growing markets, new retail channels, financing opportunities, and reliable manufacturing spaces. This is how the company was started, as told by its Founder and Managing Director, Nkatha Gitonga.
Adebayo (Bayo) Adegbembo is developing interactive mobile apps, web videos and storybooks for kids and adults to learn African cultures and languages through his company Genii Games. This is a story about his entrepreneurial journey.
Eric Muli has started several successful business ventures. His latest, Odyssey Capital has set up Lipa Later - a facility that is making it possible for Kenyans to own essential technology by paying for it in affordable monthly installments.
Kipepeo Kids Clothing is empowering women in Rwanda by teaching them how to make children's clothing, then hiring them as professional tailors at the company. This is how the company was started, as told by its Founder & CEO, Priscilla Umutashya Ruzibuka.
Uliza is delivering a unique voice recognition service that allows people to call a toll-free number, ask questions in their local language, and get voice answers within 15 minutes. No need for an app, internet connectivity, or for one to be literate.
Margaret Nanyombi is making it possible for women to learn about their gynaecological health from the comfort of their homes through the creation of an innovative self-test tool that works with software, hardware and the internet.
Martin Bunane buys garlic from women farmers in Rwanda, then packages semi and fully processed ones for sale to households, hotels, restaurants and recently, the country's national airline - Rwanda Air.