I am grateful to list on Forbes Africa among 30 young Africans who choose to write tomorrow’s history today; with relentless focus, stubborn self-belief and unwavering determination. This recognition however, comes during the toughest phase of my entrepreneurial journey; amidst uncertain times, where every day is a battle. That notwithstanding, I know that I am privileged to… Continue reading The Underdog Journey to Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Cover
My top lessons from fundraising for our startup in Africa
After the announcement and news on raising our first external round of capital, several budding African entrepreneurs have reached out to me through various social media channels asking, “Tesh, please could you share some tips on how you did it?” Reflecting upon the same and the numerous congratulatory messages that came streaming in this past week… Continue reading My top lessons from fundraising for our startup in Africa
Academic excellence is overrated!
Prof. Micheni from Maasai Mara University has this to say to students. “Academic excellence is overrated! I said it. Being top of your class does not necessarily guarantee that you will be at the top of life. You could graduate as the best student in Finance but it doesn’t mean you will make more… Continue reading Academic excellence is overrated!
We Need More!
We need more love, to supersede hatred, We need more strength, to resist our weaknesses, We need more inspiration, to lighten up our innermind. We need more learning, to erase our ignorance, We need more wisdom, to live longer and happier, We need more truths, to suppress deceptions, We need more health, to enjoy our wealth, We need more peace, to stay in… Continue reading We Need More!
Becoming a GIANT
I was just going through my notebook when I came across some notes from a year or so back. I will not take time to rip apart each point because I am quite engaged at the moment. However, I will do that and share my views in a later post. I believe that it takes more or… Continue reading Becoming a GIANT
Lessons from running 2+ businesses
At one point in my life, only 21 years of age at the time, I found myself actively involved in running 4 businesses. I always wonder how this came to be, considering I just celebrated my 5th anniversary as an entrepreneur, four of which I was still persuing my undergraduate computer science degree. At the age of 18,… Continue reading Lessons from running 2+ businesses