One of the greatest attributes of an entrepreneur is Innovation:the ability to identify a gap and come up with a solution. Some of the biggest achievers in the world have started their modest journeys at a very early age. The elderly crop of billionaires had to strive their way into success. But in today’s “instant

Jumia unveils ‘Jumia Local’ program to boost local Manufacturers Nairobi, Kenya 15th March 2017, Jumia has today unveiled the ‘Jumia Local’ program that will allow Kenyan manufacturers to showcase their ‘Made in Kenya’  products on its website to thousands of customers across the country thus encourage consumption and scalability. This collaboration between local manufacturers and

  Kenya has the 4th highest number of HNWIs in Africa after South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria. In 2015, there were approximately 8,300 HNWIs in Kenya, with a combined wealth of US$31 billion, accounting for roughly 62% of Kenya’s total individual wealth (US$50 billion). Kenyan HNWIs outperformed the worldwide HNWI average during the review period,


CHIVAS REGAL UNVEILS FINALISTS OF $1M GLOBAL SOCIAL ENTERPRISE COMPETITION 15th March, 2017: The Skoll Centre based at the world-renowned University of Oxford, 30 of the brightest startups from across the globe were unveiled as finalists of the Chivas Venture – a global search to discover and reward the world’s most promising social entrepreneurs. Each

Sometimes, Aspiring entrepreneurs waste  of time searching endlessly for magic shortcuts to entrepreneurial success and fulfillment when the only real path is staring them right in the face: real entrepreneurs who start real businesses that employ real people who provide real products and services to real customers. In 1995, a computer programmer started auctioning off

This article was published on the Business Daily newspaper on Friday 3rd March . Kenya’s wealth-management industry has been growing steadily over the last two decades. High Net-Worth Individuals, successful entrepreneurs, treasury managers and institutions with excess liquidity are turning to investment advisory firms for expert advice on how to preserve and grow their wealth

Whereas Africa is known for its struggles against poverty, a growing number of African entrepreneurs is successfully creating and acquiring wealth through enterprise and hard work. A large part of Africa’s current economic upsurge is driven by family businesses while over half of global GDP is created by family businesses.Some of the world’s wealthiest families

Zep-Re Academy has kicked off the first ever class in re-insurance practice in the country, with a training programme targeting insurance industry executives. The training is aimed at bridging the skills gap in the re-insurance industry by equipping professionals with adequate skills in re-insurance. Speaking during the opening of the workshop, Zep-Re Managing Director Ms.

Some 70 percent of family-owned businesses fail or are sold before the second generation gets a chance to take over, according to a 2012 Harvard Business School study. This is especially true in case of a family business. Family businesses often fail after succession due to : Lack of a capable heir Business owners often