Ephrem Bekele


Name: Ephrem Bekele

Education: BSC in electrical engineering

Company name: Red Movies and Software Gallery

Title: Founder and Manager

Founded in: 2016

What it does: Sells software and movies

HQ: Ahmed building, behind Dejazmach Balcha Hospital

Number of employees: one

Startup Capital: 30,000 birr

Current capital: Growing

Reasons for starting the business: Interested in business

Biggest perks of Ownership: I’ve become more responsible

Biggest strength: Commitment

Biggest challenge: Meeting the customer’s needs

Plan: Expanding the business

First career: Electrical design and installation

Most interested in meeting: Astrologist Abenet Seme’

Most admired person: Ato Lema Bayssa

Stress reducer: Writing

Favorite past-time: Going to church

Favorite book: Ye Ethiopia Kokeb by Astrologist Abenet Seme

Favorite destination: Israel

Favorite automobile: Toyota land cruiser V-8