Monday, May 20, 2024

Michael Girma


Name: Michael Girma

Education: 9th Grade

Company name: Gize Bar and Restaurant

Title: Owner and manager

Founded in: 2018

What it does: Prepares and sells food and beverages

HQ: Addis Ababa, behind Bole printing press

Number of employees: 17

Startup Capital:  3,000,000 birr

Current capital: Growing

Reasons for starting the business: Interest in  the business

Biggest strength: Patience

Biggest perks of Ownership: Mental satisfaction

Plan: Expanding the business

Biggest challenge:  Finding the right designer for the hotel

First career: Manager in a family business

Most interested in meeting: None

Most admired person: Anyone who works hard

Stress reducer: Green areas/parks

Favorite past-time: Helping the elderly and chilling with friends

Favorite book: None

Favorite destination: Durban, South Africa

Favorite automobile: Porsche

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