During our tour to Ghana, we met Kelechi UDOAGWU, Nigerian, YALI West Africa Region Member, Founder of SKRIFE and Communications Manager at MEST (Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology). Starting with zero knowledge in Tech when she joined MEST as an Entrepreneur in Training, Kelechi has developed an outstanding knowledge and experience in Digital and Tech platforms. She joined MEST as a Communications Manager and went on to start her brand called SKRIFE, a platform that provides written content for brands, startups and organisations to better enhance their digital marketing and content.
Meet Josephine Dassah & Stella Ngugi, Entrepreneurs in Training at MEST Africa. During our tour to Ghana, we discuss with these intelligent ladies on Branding African Startups. Josephine is a Ghanaian resident in South Africa and Stella is from Kenya. Stella and Josephine are sponsored trainees at MEST Africa to disrupt African Industries. MEST AFRICA is always open to young Africans with a dream to lead Africa through Tech and Entrepreneurship.
Meet Mike ZeidlhackMike Zeidlhack, Business Teaching Fellow & Raquel Wilson, Communications Fellow at MEST Africa. During our tour to Ghana, we discussed with these entrepreneurial thought leaders on the issues surrounding branding African startups and the distinction between branding a company or the product.
Meet one of Ghana’s top fashion designers, Abena Agyeman & Angorkor Nai-Kwade, Co-Founders & Creative Directors of WearGhana, a casual fashion house with an ethic twist. As co-founders of the Wear Ghana brand, they have successfully created a production center and stock their products in local stores across Ghana. With the release of their latest fashion line, GIGI, they now deliver ready to wear pieces across Africa and beyond. Listen as Abena talks about their growth and market influence.
Meet Rehia Osagie, a Nigerian, Boxer, Entrepreneur and Founder of Elitebox. Rehia graduated with a degree in Business & Finance and two masters in business school. He has garnered a wealth of experience for over 8 years in the Oil & Gas industry, yet passionately grooming his talent as a boxer for over 10 years.
Meet Brycee ADIAH BASSEY, Nollywood Actress, Writer & Violinist, who, at the age of 4, started acting in plays and Theatre. After graduating with a Degree in Modern and Classical Literature in Spanish, she left the flourishing market in the US and kick-started her professional acting career in the Nollywood industry. Some of her work includes Deadline and The Perfect Union. Winning awards like Best Actress in a TV Series, she has created a unique style and quality in her craft, transcending over the typical stereotypes in the industry. In this interview, she gives us scoops on how she is taking over the industry in Africa & Worldwide.
Meet Onyeka Akumah, Nigerian, Digital Farmer, serial-Entrepreneur, former Vice President of Konga Online with a wealth of Business Development & Digital marketing experience from British Council, Deloitee, Wakanow, Jumia Nigeria & TravelBeta. He has invested and advised startup companies like WaraCake, Passion Incubator & CoSign Inc, winning multiple national & international awards for his projects & work and named Digital Marketing Personality for the Year 2015.
Meet Simeon Ononobi, Founder/CEO of SIMPLEPAY and Co-Founder of MyAds Global now called Thank U Cards. SIMPLEPAY is an online portal that makes payments easy and reliable. MyAds Global, which he co-founded with his wife, is an online advertising app that helps companies and people market their products and services to a targeted audience.