Tag: AFRICA


02
Sep 2018
Ep59: Quality Vs Quantity

MP3 Audio DownloadShow URL At a meetup recently, we discussed with a few entrepreneurs and we discovered that a lot of them struggled with knowing which to put first – Quality or Quantity. They struggled with knowing which mattered more and we realized this problem was not unique to them. With our high population and sometimes high addressable markets, we often feel the need to fulfil the promise of quantity because it yields a higher return when more people buy your products. There is also the concern that quality......

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02
Sep 2018
Ep59: Quality Vs Quantity

At a meetup recently, we discussed with a few entrepreneurs and we discovered that a lot of them struggled with knowing which to put first – Quality or Quantity. They struggled with knowing which mattered more and we realized this problem was not unique to them. With our high population and sometimes high addressable markets, we often feel the need to fulfil the promise of quantity because it yields a higher return when more people buy your products. There is also the concern that quality often costs too much and......

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23
Aug 2018
Ep58: Being Efficient vs. Being Thorough

In our last episode, we featured Onyeka Akumah, CEO of Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first Digital Agriculture Platform, where he spoke about Being Investor Ready. This week we are analyzing two amazing concepts and pitching them against each other – being efficient vs. being thorough.   When we googled the meaning of thorough these were what we saw: complete with regard to every detail. taking pains to do something carefully and completely.   And when we googled the meaning of efficient, these were the results: achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort......

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14
Aug 2018
Ep57: Are you Investor Ready?  Conversation with Onyeka Akumah of Farmcrowdy Part 2

In our last episode we featured Onyeka Akumah, CEO of Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first Digital Agriculture Platform. Onyeka gives us tips on how to and make your startup attract that investment you need. What do investors look out for? Team – the people and history Team – competence Team – chemistry/blend The idea – real, rich & impactful ideas with depth. Market – where? How many people? Where are you today? What have you done? Listen to Onyeka explain all the points above   Do you have experiences in relation to......

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10
Aug 2018
Ep56: Are you Investor Ready?  Conversation with Onyeka Akumah of Farmcrowdy Part 1

As Entrepreneurs you will need funding for your startup at one time or the other, many get confused about the best source of funding per time. What are the types of funding that exist? Personal savings Friends, Family & Fools (FFF) Grants Angel investors Venture Capitalists Bank Loans The entrepreneur we feature in this episode – Onyeka Akumah, CEO of Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s first Digital Agriculture Platform. Farmcrowdy recently secured a $1m investment from a group of VCs. In this episode he speaks on how to prepare yourself for investments......

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26
Jul 2018
Ep55: Building a strong brand as an Entrepreneur

Many startups founders and entrepreneurs are caught between building their personal brands or focusing on the brands of their startups or businesses. While there really isn’t a clear cut position on which brand (personal or company) you should focus on at the different stages of your startup, it is still important to build a personal brand. In this episode we speak on the benefits of building a strong personal brand and how to go about this.