Ermias Kassaye


Name: Ermias Kassaye

Education: BA Degree on Marketing

Company name: Ermias Car Washing Service

Title: Owner

Founded in: 2011


What it does: Car wash services

HQ: Addis Ababa around Saris Abo

Number of employees: 6

Startup Capital: 75,000 birr

Current capital: 600,000 birr

Reasons for starting the business: To be financially independent

Biggest perk of ownership: Being my own boss

Biggest strength: Customer handling

Biggest challenging: Financial capacity

Plan: Opening my own bar and restaurant

First career: Corporate driver

Most interested in meeting: Paris Hilton

Most admired person: Morgan Freeman

Stress reducer: Going out on a picnic

Favorite past time: Reading books

Favorite book: The Alchemist

Favorite destination: Mombasa, Kenya

Favorite automobile: Mercedes Benz E – Class