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 May 2021 he was named the outstanding financial service entrepreneur of the year and the outstanding CEO of the year at the 11th Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards 2021.
His business Quick Credit &Investment Micro Credit Limited on May 2021 also won the outstanding SME of the year at the Ghana West Africa Business Excellence Awards.
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.
Emmanuel Lamptey is currently the General Manager, Quick Angels Limited.
He is a trained Human Resource Practitioner, a business owner, a seasoned marketer, and a smart credit analyst.
He holds an MBA (Finance and Administration) from the Sikkim Municipal University, India and a Bachelor's degree in Arts (Hons.) Economics and statistics from the University of Cape Coast (U.C.C).
He is an analytical, pragmatist, proactive, ambitious, optimistic and forward-looking person, team builder and player with great organizational and leadership skills. He is proficient in both written and oral communication.
He is a staunch Christian with a philosophy of using his leadership and business acumen and skills to transform lives and to make life comfortable for people he comes into contact with. He is happily married with two (2) brilliant children.
James is a product of the University of Ghana and a post graduate degree holder from the University of Liverpool in Operations & Supply Chain Management. James also has a specialist in Project Management and hold certificates in PMP from GIMPA and the African Centre for Capacity Building (AFCAB). Over the years, James undertook rigorous professional courses to further enhance his rich knowledge, contributions and effectiveness on the job and currently affiliated with the following professional bodies in good standing; (IPSCMI), International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute-(USA), (CIPS) Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply-(UK), and (ISCEA) International Supply Chain Education Alliance-(USA),
James is thoughtful, an effective communicator, analytical and practical. He bring to the table; twenty-two (22) years specialty through a demonstrated understanding in commercial related activities for both green and brown fields. He is a power user of all MS suits and experienced in over a dozen ERP‟s, has the ability to motivate teams to peak performance, possess unique skills, has a track record to reducing organizational operating cost and undoubtedly adds value to any set up, instil confidence and exceed stakeholder‟s expectations.
He aspire to lead a growing organization and contribute towards building strong and performing teams through motivation that ensures sustenance in delivery and success.
Veronica Ofosuhemaa Owusu –Ansah is a passionate brand and external relations strategist. She has worked in an integrated marketing communication function as well as creating business leads for brands. She has initiated and led successful campaigns that brought some award recognitions to brands she worked for.
She is a professional with over 8 years of experience which spans across news media, marketing & advertising services, telecommunications, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Communications, Branding, Financial & Investment Services, and Copywriting.
She is a game changer with a track record of awarded achievements. She is a determined, self-motivated and confident individual who seeks an opportunity to contribute her acquired skills and experience to a challenging and dynamic team to help achieve the objectives of an organization.
Companies she has worked include Metro TV as a Broadcast Journalist, Primus Advertising as Senior Media and Client Service Executive, Tigo Ghana as Communications Specialist, Group Ideal& Ideal Finance as Lead for Media and Advertising. She was also the Head of Brands at TV Africa and Head of Corporate Affairs at the Ghana Library Authority.Veronica holds Master’s degree in Development Communications at the Ghana Institute of Journalist and Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon.She holds Professional certificates in Advanced Public Relation, Annual Report writing, and Strategic Communications and Marketing. She is currently the Head, Brand Communications and Business Development for Quick Angels Limited & Quick Credit & Investment Micro- Credit Limited. She is a member of IPR (Institute of Public Relations Ghana) and Ghana Journalist Association (GJA).