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 has demonstrated 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 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 with over 50,000 clientele base and over 400 direct employees.
His business Quick Credit & Investment Micro-Credit Limited is currently branchless in Ghana and operating remotely across the country and has operations in Eastern and Western Africa as OYA Micro credit to help young businesses with loans to support their livelihood. 90% of his loans are given to women.
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 50million Ghana cedis.
These companies include Ridge Medical Center, Dough man foods, Prospectus Ghana, Zaconut, Pinkberry, Coli network, Alicia(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. These businesses also have direct employees of about a thousand (1000).
Richard won the promising entrepreneur at Ghana Business Awards 2020, he also won the first amongst equals also termed as the overall at 2020 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
In 2019, he again 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 Board Chairman and 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 and the CEO of Quick Angels Limited, the first Angel Investor Company in Ghana.
Born on 21 March 1984 at James Town, Accra, he grew up with a passion for Entrepreneurship and he is an Accountant by profession trained by ACCA.