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Patrick Macharia: How I made millions as an M-Pesa agent

M-Pesa Agent: Patrick Macharia was among the first pioneers of the M-Pesa business in Kenya. By the year 2017, he had 256 M-Pesa agency...

Angela Kariuki: Customers’ credit book almost killed my business

Angela Wanja Kariuki is the founder and owner of Angie’s Closet, an online and physical clothing line business that styles the modern woman. My boldest...

Emily Kamunde: I put Sh. 700,000 borrowed money in a pyramid scheme

Pyramid Scheme Kenya: Emily Kamunde-Osoro is the director at Rise & Learn, a human resource and leadership consulting firm. Biggest money mistake: 13 years ago,...

Businessman who moved over Sh. 1.3 billion in his M-Pesa shops

Can you imagine an M-Pesa business line that moves billions of money every year? Well, this is not fiction, but the true story of...

Alex Muriu: How I lost Sh. 12 million in a promising business

Alex Muriu is a business innovation consultant. Alex Muriu is also the Convener of Un.thinkable, a members-only community of business leaders that has successfully...

8 celebrity Kenyan women making it big in business

Celebrity Kenyan Women: Money doesn't fall off the trees like leaves and fruits. It comes with a hustle, a struggle entwined with hard work...

LeAnne Peris: How I made my first million at age 23 in Nairobi

LeAnne Peris is an entrepreneur. She owns a series of businesses that include the Diner En Blanc, a wedding and events planning, a micro-finance,...

How I saved for 17 years to start my business empire

Lizzie Wanyoike is the founder and CEO of NIBS Technical College The challenges I faced when I started I started my college business in 1999. Getting...

Is There A Healthy Work/Life Balance While Working from Home?

Is There A Healthy Work/Life Balance While Working from Home? The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a shift in workplace operations with many companies working from...

Huawei Unveils IdeaHub for Sub Saharan Africa

Huawei Unveils IdeaHub for Sub Saharan Africa Huawei has launched an intelligent collaboration product called IdeaHub, to drive enterprise collaboration in the in Sub Saharan...

Ndindi Nyoro: Why your thriving business will also die at one point

Ndindi Nyoro Businesses: Sometime in November 2018, Jeff Bezos, the richest man on earth with a net worth exceeding ($ 112 Billion after a...

Wilson Ngugi: I trusted a friend and lost Sh. 2.7 million in 3 months

Friendship and Business: Diego Ngugi Wilson is the managing director at County Guards, a firm that provides security solutions for individuals, homes, and corporate...

The man who was the first Kenyan to bank Ksh. 1 billion

The Economic Review magazine offices in Nairobi experienced unusual excitement at the turn of the millennium. A call had come from some financial crack shot...

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