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Start-up Stories

Start-Up Stories: Gossy Ukanwoke Talks Revolutionizing Nigerian Higher Education
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Gossy Ukanwoke Talks Revolutionizing Nigerian Higher Education

At just twenty-five years old Gossy Ukanwoke, a passionate young entrepreneur, has created and run several successful companies. He is from Abia State in Nigeria and grew up …
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Start-Up Stories: Heel The World
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Heel The World

Fred Deegbe is the founder and CEO of the Ghanaian shoemaking social enterprise Heel the World (HTW). Fred, who describes himself as a shoemaker, graduated from Ashesi University with a …
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Start-Up Stories: Abai Schulze on Building a Luxury African Fashion Brand
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Abai Schulze on Building a Luxury African Fashion Brand

ZAAF founder Abai Schulze is a woman with a vision. Despite leaving her homeland of Ethiopia as a child for the United States, Schulze never lost sight of …
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Start-Up Stories: Zamsolar
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Zamsolar

Ayiba contributing writer, Akinyi Ochieng, interviewed Brian Waswani Odhiambo, a recent Yale graduate hoping to make his mark in Africa’s entrepreneurial market. Brian has worked across Africa, from …
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Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy

This is the first of several articles in Ayiba’s new series “Start-up Stories;” tales of business and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Ayiba Associate Editor, …
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