“Entrepreneurship Isn’t About Easy Money” - Markos Lemma

June, 2013 I met up with Markos Lemma, co-founder of iceAddis - an Innovation Hub based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the eLearning Africa 2013 summit In Windhoek, Namibia. Upon interacting with each and sharing ideas, we realised we contribute to Global Voices Online blog and even had 15+ real mutual friends in common. I kept asking myself, why haven't I come across Markos since I started blogging and reaching ou...

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Interview: Raindolf Owusu - Co-founder of Oasis Websoft (Anansi OS)

Perceptions of Africa as a continent of poverty and despair are being challenged by the day. Mobile devices are replacing conventional health, commerce and communications infrastructure - allowing Africa to leapfrog the development path the west followed. Ghana currently has a mobile-phone penetration of 80.5% which is helping developers find their feet in the Software development market. Below is an interview I had...

24 Aug 6:43 PM 3 Read More...

Interview: Ghanaian Startup NandiMobile Moving Into Next Phase of Business

In March 2011 the Ghanaian startup NandiMobile was granted the “Best Business” award at the LAUNCH Conference in San Francisco, where more than 100 start-ups from around the world presented and debuted their products and services. Almost 1,5 years later VC4Africa spoke to co-founder Edward Amartey-Tagoe (on the left in the picture above) to see how they have progressed since then. Can you convince the reader ...

02 Aug 10:01 AM 0 Read More...

Interview with Fiona Leonard, Author of The Chicken Thief.

I'm very pleased to introduce you to Australian-Ghanaian based Author/Blogger Fiona Leonard, whose blog; "A Fork in the Road" is gaining great readership among the Ghanaian blogging community. Fiona has made a reputation for herself for being able to work with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade after which she spent the last ten years traveling and writing. Of course, they were all paid for. She ...

21 Jul 2:32 PM 4 Read More...

5 Mins of Fame wit’… Taurian Deveaux

I’m stepping a bit out of my informative blogging way to do a "5 Mins of Fame wit'...." This series of interviews will be with local Ghana/African Music Icons, Celebrity Journalists, Youth Entrepreneurs, Creative Geeks and just anybody grinding haaaard to make a living by positive means and also been very innovative in his/her field. The idea about this new way of blogging came from my Ghanaian blogger friend, Fre...

27 Apr 6:52 PM 3 Read More...
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