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Chef Mathew Gathua: How I started Valentine Cake House with Sh. 27,000

Mathew Gathua a baker by profession is the Founder of Valentine Cake House, Kenya's most popular go-to cake house that has been dominating the market for over 20 years. Valentine Cake House boasts of over 15 cake outlets across...

The late Big Kev’s Trueblaq company named Kenya’s top SME

Top 100 SMEs in Kenya: Trueblaq Limited has been named this year's top small and medium company in the Business Daily 2019 Top 100 SMEs Awards. The company was started by the late Kevin Ombajo who succumbed to a brain...

I quit my bank manager job to help my husband with his business

Most Successful Business in Kenya: I was banker with two leading local banks for twelve years before I abandoned the industry in August 2013 to go into full-time business with my husband, Jean Paul Mambo (JP). Here is my...

How Hildah Moraa sold business idea for Sh. 100 million aged 26

Four years ago, Hildah Moraa, was a broke undergraduate student and she decided to turn her school project into a business. The amount of time and energy spent in developing the idea that led to the formation of Wezatele Ltd...

I quit my job to start a business, lost Sh. 10 million… but later recovered

Best Business to Start: On Syokimau estate’s Katani Road stands a one-storey building that reflects a kaleidoscope of colour and radiance above the ordinary monotony of homes. The striking building, labelled Zuwena International School, is the budding dream of...

9 ways I have built my wealth you can learn from

Influential Women in Kenya: Florence Nyokabi is the Standard Chartered Bank head of HR responsible for Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Building wealth: I started by identifying my purpose for investment which was informed by defining the kind of lifestyle I...

Charles Njiru: It took me 30 years to become a multi-millionaire

When Charles Njiru Mkombozi started working in the 1980s, every month he just had Sh300 to his name; money that he earned as a tailor. More than three decades later, Mr Njiru, has become a multi-millionaire with the first-ever rice...

Betty Kyalo: How I started my business, handles my money

Flair by Betty: Betty Kyalo is a media personality who doubles up as a mother and a woman in business. Starting out, Betty had partnered with her lawyer friend Susan Kaitanny, and together they opened up a high-end beauty...

Rags to riches – A Kenyan youth’s journey from poverty

Rags to Riches in Kenya: Over the past few years, Steve Thuita has built one of the most successful commercial cleaning businesses in Nairobi. Many people who now marvel at his success do not know is the struggle that...

Why startups need an anchor as they pursue disruption

Why startups need an anchor as they pursue disruption This year, capital raise announcements have come in hard and fast. Maxime Bayen of Greentec Capital has been updating a public tracker on Twitter that puts the latest numbers at just...
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Chef Mathew Gathua: How I started Valentine Cake House with Sh. 27,000

Mathew Gathua a baker by profession is the Founder of Valentine Cake House, Kenya's most popular go-to cake house that has been dominating the...