The word investor has become synonymous with billions. Wherever you go in Zimbabwe, you hear people talking about investors. It’s an exciting time for our people and country. But what is an investor? How does an Entrepreneur making furniture in Glen View attract an investor to help grow her business? This article must not be
Most of us have read about successful people that they Wake up early Eat break fast Build a network But the following pertinent questions arise in the hearts and minds of each and every one of us How did they become successful? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business
How much money do I need to start? This is possibly one of the most asked questions around entrepreneurship. My response is very simple, you do not finance to start, you finance ‘the start,’ you start then finance. It appears a lot of people are under the illusion that the cost of starting is solely
I have met a great many, Zimbabwean entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas and businesses that are full of potential. Yes I say potential, because most of them struggle to convert that potential into stock primarily because of their desire to own everything. As a deal structuring expert one of my roles is to link small start-ups
You may not need that youth loan after all, Here is what you really need to start your business without much money.
On the 3rd of April 2016, I watched a video on Facebook where the Minister of Youth & Indigenization, Hon. Patrick Zhuwao was addressing the young people of Zimbabwe on matters to do with financial inclusion, the $10 million Kurera-Ukondla Youth Fund that was first established in 2011 as part of Old Mutual’s indigenization agreement
Entrepreneurship in Zimbabwe has in the past been dotted with amazing stories of fortune and very inspiring individuals whose business models not only inspired business growth and sustainability to their operations but also changed the wholesome business landscape. You can put the names James Makamba, Kukura Kurerwa, Strive Masiyiwa, Shingai Mutasa and Nigel Chanakira to
Financial capital for entrepreneurs comes in different forms. For SMEs, deciding between debt and equity funding can be a difficult task, the former retains control and ownership yet creates a serious obligation which if not met can result in serious damage to brand and property, the latter dilutes ownership, yet creates equal responsibility and accountability