Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Name: Yafet Girum Tesfaye


Education: M.A. in Counseling Psychology, B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering, B.A. in Management

Company Name: Dimir Technologies

Title: Founder and CEO

Founded in: 2020

What it does: 3D Printing and Laser Cutting

Head quarter: Mexico Square, in front of Wabi Shebele Hotel

Start-up capital: 150,000 birr

Current capital: Growing

Number of the Employees: 13

Reason for Starting the business: The allure of manufacturing anything I could conjure up in my mind

Biggest perk of ownership: If I am going to work 80,000 hours for my whole life, why not work towards making my own vision a reality

Biggest strength: A strong analytical mind that can breakdown problems into its constituents and start solving from there

Biggest challenge: Forming a competent team

Plan: We want the word Dimir to be synonymous with 3D Printing

First Career: Instructional and Multimedia Designer

Most interested in meeting: Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

Most admired person: Elon Musk

Stress reducer: A good dinner and a deep discourse with my wife

Favorite book: Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

Favorite past time: Spending time with my family, because they are truly loving and supportive

Favorite destination: A long summer drive amidst the green scenery in Iceland

Favorite automobile: Tesla (Model X or Cybertruck)

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