Author Archives: Hiruy Amanuel

Cloud-Based Systems: 6 Ways that a Cloud-based System can help Your Business Save Money

Cloud-Based Systems: 6 Ways that a Cloud-based System can help Your Business Save Money

Moving your business from a central server system to a cloud means that your staff can access programs and databases through the internet from any corner of the globe. Government agencies, non-profits, small businesses, multinationals are embracing cloud computing for its numerous benefits. Here’s what you can do with cloud-computing; Hosting blogs and websites Creating… Read More…

20 minutes with Co-Founder of GEBEYA Ltd

20 minutes with Co-Founder of GEBEYA Ltd

Contributing over 1.216 billion to the world, Africa needs a wide variety of professionals and its youth need jobs. This is where the idea for GEBEYA came to be. GEBEYA is a company based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with a vision to expand IT capabilities through training and presenting some of the best African talent… Read More…

7 steps to your success

7 steps to your success

Being a successful entrepreneur or businessman involves going through different up and downs, struggles and failures to finally attain the goal you set out to accomplish. Success has never been an easy journey and anyone who got there won’t tell you any different. For any aspiring entrepreneurs here are 7 secrets vital to achieving success?… Read More…

Financing a Startup: 7 Things You Are Wrong About

Financing a Startup: 7 Things You Are Wrong About

Often, popular culture’s conception of venture capital and entrepreneurship is rather far removed from the truth. The success of companies like Facebook or Instagram, plus the growing popularity of names like Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers make people think that finding investors is easy and that cashing in on good ideas involves… Read More…

7 of the Toughest Questions Investors May Ask Entrepreneurs

7 of the Toughest Questions Investors May Ask Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs tend to spend a lot of time and energy trying to get noticed by venture capitalists and angel investors. However, reaching the point where an investor is interested is only a small part of the struggle to obtain funding. Once investors are interested, startup founders need to make the right impression to get them… Read More…

6 Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Build the Best Pitch Deck Possible

6 Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Build the Best Pitch Deck Possible

Getting an investor on board with a startup often starts with an elevator pitch. Once this short pitch catches the investor’s attention, it is time for a more formal and longer pitch at a scheduled time. Importantly, this pitch should not be a one-way presentation. When entrepreneurs simply talk at investors for 30 minutes without… Read More…

6 Considerations for Startups Considering Convertible Debt

6 Considerations for Startups Considering Convertible Debt

Convertible notes have become a common way of raising capital among entrepreneurs. The use of convertible notes offers a number of benefits over more traditional fundraising options for both entrepreneurs and investors. However, convertible notes can prove confusing and complicated. Furthermore, some parties have taken advantage of the complications involved with convertible debt to place… Read More…

6 Reasons International Investors are Paying Attention to Ethiopia

6 Reasons International Investors are Paying Attention to Ethiopia

Ethiopia boasts one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa with a number of industries holding great promise for investors. Individuals from around the world have turned their gaze to Ethiopia in search of new, exciting investment opportunities. Ethiopia is Africa’s second most populous country, with 95 million individuals who are driving economic development and achieving… Read More…