Solomon Hailu


Name: Solomon Hailu

Education: High School diploma

Company name: Solomon and Fikre Metal Works Enterprise

Title: Founder

Founded in: 2008

What it does: Make different kinds of metal works

HQ: Addis Ababa, Shola

Number of employees: 8

Startup Capital፡ 90,000 birr

Current capital፡ 1.3 million birr

Reason for starting the business: Ambition to have my own income

Biggest perk of ownership: Working for myself

Biggest strength: Knowing the business

Biggest challenge: Raw material

Plan: Expanding my work

First career: Metal work

Most interested in meeting: Professor Birhanu Nega

Most admired person: My big brother

Stress reducer: Praying

Favorite past time: Playing tennis

Favorite book: The Bible

Favorite destination: Dubai

Favorite Automobile: Jeep