#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.
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#CITITRENDS S05 EP 4: Building for Africa vrs Building in Africa with Ethel Cofie

WhatsApp Image 2019-02-05 at 12.00.01CEO of Edem Technology Consulting, Ethel Cofie was my guest on the show this week as we explored what it means and takes to build a technology company for Africa that serves the African continent and its needs as against building a technology company in Africa whose focus is outside of the content.

 

Ethel touched on everything from the money business to the lack of understanding of the global market to the lack of understanding of the African market.

 

Thoroughly enjoyable conversation.

 

We have the Apps, Trending, Your Tech and How to segments as well.
Take a listen.

#CITITRENDS S05 EP 3: Writing and Publishing in a Digital Age with Keni Ribeiro

WhatsApp Image 2019-01-28 at 17.41.35The queen was here.
What an episode!
Elated to have had the pleasure of chatting with blogger and writer Keni Ribeiro about what it means to write for a digital audience and also what platforms to distribute content on.
Keni spoke about her beginnings as a writer and her influences.
She shared insight into how to win in the content creation war and also some great life lessons for writers.
Incredible show.