The e-commerce industry has had its successes and challenges yet the industry continues to thrive because of the many benefits it delivers to users.
Today, almost everything can be purchased online, from electronics to groceries, and all these things can be accessed with just a click away on Shopnaw.
Shopnaw, the biggest online shopping market about surfacing offers products categories ranging from groceries, restaurants, local markets, made in Ghana products, pharmacy, fashion to health and safety.
Speaking on Shopnaw ahead of the grand launch, the founder and CEO, Mr Benjamin Osei Asante, said that the portal provides tailor-made technology platform and marketing opportunities to support sellers, buyers and delivery partners.
He added that the future of commerce in Africa is e-commerce, and that future begins now. He explained that online shopping had gained a massive force in Ghana over the last decade, as the use of social media has been. This means a great deal to Shopnaw. Mr Asante, again, remarked that Ghana is in its opportune time to experience e-commerce.
He further stressed that Shopnaw customers comprise both buyers and sellers on the platform, and enables them to interact with each other on our portal.
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Richard Nii Armah Quaye wins 40 under 40 investment category award
The Founder and CEO of Quick Angels Limited, Mr Richard Nii Armah Quaye has been crowned the winner of the investment category at this year’s 40 under 40 awards.The award held at the Kempinski Gold coast here in Accra under the auspices of XODUS Communications was aimed at identifying and honoring a cross-section of Ghana’s influential and accomplished young business fellows under the age of 40 who are making massive impact in the industry they operate.
‘’Speaking on his award, Richard Nii Armah noted that “I feel very elated cherished and honored at the same time, humbled this evening. It has been a long journey and this is is just the starting point of recognition.’’ ‘’I will like to thank everybody who made this possible especially the Hundreds of staffs out der who have been walking this journey with me for over a decade now. I take this award on our behalf.’’
‘Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Ready for Equity Financing’
The Brands Communication and Business Development Manager for Quick Angels Limited, Veronica Ofosuhemaa Owusu-Ansah, has disclosed that Ghanaian entrepreneurs are more than ready for equity financing.She made this known during her last tour session with some entrepreneurs at Hopin Academy, Tamale to climax Quick Angels’ regional tour for the year. Speaking on equity financing for entrepreneurs, Veronica said that ‘’I have been on the road for the past 5 months interacting with entrepreneurs on how best to fund their projects and ideas with equity funding across the country.”
She added that “having related with them from all angles considering different background and business focus, I can say authoritatively that Ghana has great intellectuals with great entrepreneurial mindset.” According to her “once they are identified, properly nurtured and explored, we will be a country with great people to transform the economy.”
Be financially disciplined to succeed as an entrepreneur –CEO,QUICK ANGELS
Richard Nii Armah Quaye, CEO of Quick Angels Limited has said that for any entrepreneur to succeed, the fundamental foundation is discipline. He disclosed this at the 3rd edition of the GIPC's Entrepreneurs Forum.Speaking at the event under the theme Grow, Accelerate, Lead, Mr. Quaye said entrepreneurs only succeed when they do proper management of their finances.
‘’Most entrepreneurs are not succeeding because of lack of funding rather financial indiscipline. The misappropriation of funds by some entrepreneurs is a major reason they do not survive, he opined. He added that an entrepreneur can have all the brilliant ideas, the skills, the funds and expertise or expert advice, however if he/she is not disciplined financially he/she will end up nowhere.’’
Speaking on the GIPC partnership, Mr. Quaye noted that GIPC‘s role or focus on nurturing and mentoring entrepreneurs is a laudable initiative. He added that it’s in line with Quick Angels vision of supporting potential and existing entrepreneurs as well as businesses that want to expand with equity financing ,mentoring and giving expert advice hence the need to support such a venture . "The best funding for any start up should obviously not be debt finance", he said. He recommended Angel investing as the best funding model for any start up business.
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