Entrepreneur

VIDEO: Meet the Ghanaian student who is transforming used tires into furniture

Jeffrey Kwabena Yeboah is a part-time Ghanaian student who has found a unique way of turning Accra’s waste into furniture. The young entrepreneur uses old tires to make coffee tables and armchairs, decorating them with fabric and various coloured ropes. Yeboah told Reuters that his enterprise is part of efforts to educate people about waste management. His company Ripples Interior ...

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The Entrepreneur’s Ultimate Guide To The Realities Of Failure

Nothing magical ever happens inside your comfort zone. Period. As a former Navy SEAL and serial entrepreneur, I’ve experienced no shortage of suffering, adversity and setbacks. SEAL training has about the same attrition rate as start-ups do. But the most resilient entrepreneurs and business leaders accept the potential for failure (and actual failures) as simply part of the process. They ...

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12 Ways You Can Absolutely Make Money Online

For many people, making money online would be an absolute dream come true. If they could find a way to make money with a website or some other online venture, they could quit their job to focus on entrepreneurship, spend more time with their family, and finally take back control of their time and their lives. The crazy thing is, ...

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Dalex Finance Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

Dalex Finance has held a capacity building workshop for selected female entrepreneurs, senior executives and managers from the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC). The workshop was designed to help participants visualize the future of their businesses, identify opportunities and effectively handle constraints that come with running a business. Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance, Ken Thompson, and Director of ...

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Akufo Addo committed to entrepreneurship- NEIP CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan, Mr. John Kumah says Akufo- Addo is committed to ensuring that Ghanaians engage in more entrepreneurship initiatives. According to him, the New Patriotic Party is fulfilling its manifesto promise of promoting the growth of entrepreneurship opportunities for young Ghanaians through various programmes deployed by the Ministry of Business Development. ...

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100s OF WEST AFRICAN YOUTH TO ATTEND 3RD MODEL ECOWAS SUMMIT 2018 IN ACCRA, GHANA

The African Youth Network for Leadership and Development is marked to host the 3rd edition of MODEL ECOWAS SUMMIT in Accra from May 31st to 2nd June 2018, under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ghana. The event will cover a three-day power packed youth empowerment activities among stakeholder discussions on issues to develop the ...

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PaySwitch is here to stay – Veep Dr. Bawumia

  The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia graced the launch of PaySwitch Company Limited. In HE. Dr. Bawumia’s key note address, he lauded the Ghanaian own Fintech Company, PaySwitch, for their initiatives and effort to also contribute to the objectives of government to enhance the ease of doing business in the country using technology.   ...

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How 3 Entrepreneurs Came up With Their Business Ideas

Entrepreneurs are people who dare to dream and concoct ideas that can be translated into a successful business. Over 550,000 people jump into the entrepreneur pool each month. Some just dip a toe; others do a cannonball. There are those that sink, some that swim and the lucky few who qualify for the Olympics their first time out. No matter ...

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