Richard is a young successful Award-winning entrepreneur and an Angel Investor, seen by many as one of the promising global icons. He is a Ghanaian Multinational Businessman with diversified business interests. Richard demonstrates continuous leadership, excellence in business, technical skills in financial and entrepreneurial management as well as project executions.
Richard is the Founder and Chairman of Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited, a micro-credit company licensed by the Bank of Ghana as a Non-Deposit taking Financial Institution.
The company which is over a decade started with just 2 branches and later increased to 25 Branches in some regions in Ghana and currently operates remotely across the country with over 70,000 clientele base and over 500 direct employees.
He is also the Founder and Chairman of Oya Micro-credit company ltd a micro-credit company in Eastern and Western Africa such as Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, and Kenya to help young businesses with loans to support their livelihood.
Richard’s tenacity in championing creativity in new business developments and passion for entrepreneurship propelled him to build another business empire “Quick Angels Limited ‘’.
He is currently the CEO of Quick Angels Limited; an Angel investor company that seeks to support potential and existing entrepreneurs as well as businesses that want to expand with equity financing.
The initiative by Mr. Richard Nii-Armah Quaye is to inspire entrepreneurship and business excellence in Ghana.
Quick Angels limited, which was established on May 8, 2019, has so far funded over 30 startups and businesses with over 70 million Ghana cedis
Some of the companies that have secured our equity funding include Oya Micro-credit Company Ltd, Ridge Medical Centre, Dough Man Foods, Prospectus Ghana, Zaconut, Pinkberry, Coli Network, Alcilla (into tilapia), Addicent Foods (rice production-Benjie rice), Dominion Paints-Agatex as the first brand, Sunsolar (into salt production), Sankofa Natural Spices, BEEfA Foods (first product- BEEfA CHIPS), Janam Cosmetics, CEQA Foods (Pizzaman and Chickenman), Burger King (Quick Angels franchise in Ghana), Morning Glory Publication, Mona Brand-Cosmetics, and Clothing and Tigon Creative Studios. These businesses also have direct employees of about a1000.
In March 2021, he was appointed The Delegation for Ghana of the Global Chamber of Business Leaders.
Richard won the promising entrepreneur at Ghana Business Awards 2020, he also won the first amongst equals also termed as the overall at 40 under 40 awards, and defended the investment category award in 2020. Mr. Quaye was selected as part of 50 young Ceo’s in Ghana by Avance media in 2020. He won the European CEO Entrepreneur of the year award 2020 organized by Global Business Outlook.
He also received an honorary award at the Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2020 for his massive support towards startups in Ghana.
In 2019, he won the investment category 40 under 40 awards.
Richard got featured in ‘’those who inspire’’ a magazine endorsed by the President of Ghana to mentor the young generation in Ghana after careful analysis of his Business module and its impact so far on the younger generation by the team.
Due to his acumen, he has been invited twice to lecture at the Harvard School of Business on entrepreneurship.
Richard is currently the majority shareholder of Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited, a micro-credit company licensed by Bank of Ghana as a Non-Deposit taking Financial Institution.
Born on 21 March 1984 at JamesTown, Accra, he grew up with a passion for Entrepreneurship and he is an Accountant by profession trained by ACCA.