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Getahun Tsegaye PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 27 June 2016 07:16

Name: Getahun Tsegaye

Education: High school drop out

Company name: Getahun, Meronena Gudegnochachew

Studio title: General Manager

Founded in: 2015

What it does: Bake cookies and cake

HQ: Piassa

Number of employees: 1

Reasons for starting business: Self employment

Biggest Perk of ownership: Time and money freedom

Biggest strength: Determination

Biggest weakness: Money management

Biggest worry: Market competition

Favorite task: Baking cookies

Challenging task: Looking for a place where to keep my cakes fresh and safe

Plan: To open a big cafe which mainly serves cookies and cake

First career: Baker

Most interested in meeting: Mayor Driba Kuma

Most admired: None

Stress reducer: Listening to spiritual song

Favorite past time: Watching movies

Favorite book: Bible

Favorite destination: Tana Lake

Favorite automobile: Toyota Pick up

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Loid Tariku PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 June 2016 06:58

Name: Loid Tariku
Education: BA in Business Education 
Company name: Amran Decor
Studio title: Founder and General Manager
Founded in: 2013
What it does: Decorating weddings and events
HQ: Bole Medehanyalem 
Number of employees: 14
Startup capital: 80,000 birr
Current capital: Growing Add a comment

Negasi Araya PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 May 2016 07:55

Name: Negasi Araya
Education: B. A in Business Management
Company name: Oxford Hulegeb Training and Maintenance Center
StudioTitle: Owner and General Manager
Founded in: 2006
What it does: Providing training on information technology and computer and mobile maintenance  
HQ: Around Arat Killo
Number of employees: 8
Startup capital: 20,000 birr
Current capital: 1,000,000 birr
Reasons for starting the business: To provide information technology training to low income people
Biggest perk of ownership: Ideas and financial freedom
Biggest strength: Overcoming challenges 
Biggest weakness: poor business oriented mentality
Biggest worry: The high cost of office rent
Favorite task: Spending time on my work
Most challenging task: None
Plan: To open a big trainingcenter
First career: This is my first career
Most interested in meeting: Barack Obama
Most admired person: Bill Gates
Stress reducer: Visiting supermarkets and watching movies
Favorite past-time: Going to parks
Favorite book: Prelude to leadership byRobert Kennedy
Favorite: Hawassa
Favorite automobile: Toyota pickup

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Ashenafi Bekele PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:56

Name: Ashenafi Bekele
Education: Diploma in Automobile Engineering
Company name: Ashenafi General Metal and Machinery Factory
Studio title: General Manager
Founded in: 2014
What it does: Producing household machineries
HQ: Kazanchis
Number of employees: 4
Startup capital: 5,000 birr
Current capital: 400,000 birr
Reasons for starting business: Curiosity to simplify house chores by producing household machines
Biggest perk of ownership: Time and money management
Biggest strength: Finishing my work before deadlines
Biggest weakness: None
Biggest worry: The large machines I use to manufacture the appliances are noisy hence cause sound pollution 
Favorite task: Assembling the appliances
Challenging task: Trying to produce new machines
Plan: To build a large factory
First career: Employer in a metal factory
Most interested in meeting: No one
Most admired person: Girma Alemu
Stress reducer: Watching movies
Favorite past time: Going to parks
Favorite book: None
Favorite destination: Sodere
Favorite automobile: Toyota Vitz

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Efrem Tesfaye PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:11

Name: Efrem Tesfaye
Education: BA in Business Information System
Company name: Afalagi Search Engine PLC
Studio title: Owner and General Manager
Founded: 2011
What it does: Information for callers
HQ: Bole, Getu Commercial Center
Number of employees: 51
Startup capital: 300,000 birr
Current capital: 3.5 million birr
Reason for starting business: The poor status of information provision about locations and addresses
Biggest perk of ownership: Self management
Biggest strength: Committed to my work
Biggest weakness: Being frustrated occasionally
Biggest worry: Unwillingness of some companies to provide information
Favorite task: Working
Challenging task: None
Plan: To expand the company to make information provision instant
First career: Importer
Most interested in meeting: None
Most admired person: Oprah Winfrey
Stress reducer: Watching movies, reading books and chatting with friends
Favorite pastime: Working
Favorite book: Battlefield of the Mind by Joyce Meyers
Favorite film: The Passion of Christ 
Favorite destination: Dubai
Favorite automobile: Lamborghini

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