#CITITRENDS S05 EP9: Building and Sustaining Communities Online for Offline Impact

WhatsApp Image 2019-04-08 at 20.03.06Online communities are for bonding and reaching out to one another.
They create the spaces for people to share ideas and help resolve problems.
How do you know which communities to join?  where are the most impacting conversations happening? Who are the leaders and how can you keep the community accountable?
Gameli Adzaho, lead for Facebook Community Leadership Circles, Accra joined me on the show this week to discuss BUILDING AND SUSTAINING communities online for offline impact.
Jeff, Mr Antwi and Farida were on the show with the Apps, Your Tech and Trending segments of the show.

#CitiTrends S05 EP 8: Gaming – Beyond the Entertainment

WhatsApp Image 2019-04-10 at 15.13.56Fifa, Prince of Persia, Oware 3D, Mortal Kombat, PES; you name it.
Incredible game titles that have shaped so many lives across the globe.
Today, the gaming industry is worth billions and more investment continue to flow in that direction.
However, is it an issue of just playing for the entertainment sake or there is more to it.
Paul Ziem who is an Entrepreneur, Indie Game Developer and Consultant Founder at NerdCore Studio was my guest to discuss the issue.

#CitiTrends S05 EP7: 2019 Global Digital Trends & Trends to Watch in Ghana

WhatsApp Image 2019-02-26 at 09.23.40In a week of incredible device releases such as the Galaxy Fold and the Mate X, there was very little space for anything else.

On Tuesday however, Naasei Boadi flipped everything on its head when he joined the show to talk about the global digital landscape and lessons for Ghanaian businesses and organisations.

He shared data from research about the number of people using social media daily and which devices they used them on. He also shared insight on what these permutations meant for the Ghanaian digital space.

We also speak about the Betway Fintech Challenge 2019, a three-month journey to discover, train and reward some of the brightest Fintech ideas in Ghana. Over 50,000 available in cash prizes.

We have the Trending, Apps, Your Tech and How to segments as well on the show.

Enjoy.

#CitiTrends S05 EP6: The Digital Survival Kit with Jemila Abdulai

WhatsApp Image 2019-02-17 at 19.36.56She is a content creator like very few.

She is a mind worth listening to.

She enjoys a great chat. And that is what we had on Citi Trends this week with Jemila Abdulai, founder of Circumspecte.

We spoke about what sort of skillsets and tools young entrepreneurs and business leaders need to survive in a digital future.

Lola Kassim, General Manager of Uber West Africa joined me to talk about how safe Uber was.

Jeffrey, Farida, Mr Antwi and Mr Opoku were incredible as always on the show.

Enjoy.

#CitiTrends S05 EP5: Funding Your Startup with Eric Osiakwan

WhatsApp Image 2019-02-12 at 08.14.58When you get the chance to set up a business, one of your biggest headaches is funding.
 
Where do you get the money, how do you pay back, how much money will you get? 
My guest this week was a serial investor, business leader and global technology icon. Eric Osiakwan is the Managing Partner of Chanzo Capital is an Entrepreneur and Investor with 15 years of ICT industry leadership across Africa and the world. He has worked in 32 African countries. 
He had some incredible insight to share about what funding means for a tech startup and how to get some. 
Enjoy.