Tag: AFRICA


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.