Business Beat

What Sh80 taught me about building a multi-million firm
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Young, confident, wealthy and charismatic. If you had to describe Danson Muchemi in four words upon meeting him, that is what would come to mind.

Blunders that almost killed my dream business
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Many of us have a dream, a calling, something we feel complete doing. For Ann, food was it. She was the head caterer at a high school in Murang’a for 12 years before she decided to start her own cafeteria in Nairobi’s Zimmerman Estate in 2000.

The company bringing coffee waste to the dinner table
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Every year, billions of kilogrammes of coffee cherry fruit, a by-product of coffee production, are being discarded.

The making of a perfect business pitch
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Olive Gachara, 30, is the publisher of Couture Africa and an image consultant. She was one of the investors in the first season of KCB Lions' Den show, which is a franchise of the international reality television series, Dragons' Den. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to secure financing from a panel of investors. The investors put up their own funds.

You live in Pipeline Estate, forget Mpesa business!
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Last month, two smartly dressed gentlemen entered Dorcas Kilonzo’s M-Pesa shop near Tumaini Supermarket in Pipeline estate.

5 common mistakes that kill start-ups – and how to avoid them
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The idea of owning a business is one many — if not all — of us have given serious thought to. However, few manage to start and run successful business ventures.

Lokichar oil: A blessing or curse for Turkana?
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For the last 56 years, Asekon Ekai has walked the dust bowls of Lokichar, Turkana County, where temperatures can soar to 40 degrees centigrades.

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